Maurice Shamell

was nominated for a Shorty Award!


Meteorologist. Member of the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association. Tweets here are my own.

www.linkedin.com/pub... - 1,710 followers

The Shorty Interview with Maurice Shamell

What's your best tweet?

I remember tracking a rotating supercell in Oklahoma. One gentleman felt at ease knowing I was watching it every sec. I'm in Indiana!

140 characters of advice for a new user?

Be yourself. Be passionate. Try to create something unique for your followers. There are many sources give them a reason to follow you.

What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?

I don't really like to abbreviate forecasts actually. I guess It ends up spamming, but it gets out there!

How do you imagine Twitter changing?

I think it has become to the best medium for 2-way communication. Nothing needs to change. Maybe more spam enforcement.

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About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media. Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Foursquare and the rest of the social web. The 6th annual ceremony will be held in New York City and livestreamed on the web on April 7, 2014.

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