What's your best tweet?
Something that is funny, something about T-Rex and short arms...
What are six things you could never do without?
Palaeontology, Ancient Civilizations, Biodiversity, Conservation, Earth Sciences and Athropology
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
To share content that furthers our mission and is relevant in the museum world
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Hootsuite, although there are too many to mention
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter, definitely. Although they have different audience so we do both.
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
What feature should Twitter add?
A better video sharing service and not vine...
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Sir David Attenborough, the real one...
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
exhibition, education, conversation
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
No, its all good. We want people to follow us because of the conversation we have...
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Why should we vote for you?
Because we get back to people, we love two-way conversations and we share great content.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
The daily conversations with people and other museums
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
How do you make your tweets unique?
Try to be funny and educational, not many museums use humor in their tweets...
What inspires you to tweet?
Our collections, the amazing curatorial research being done around the world and wanting to share that with everyone.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Share content you are interested in, be fun, original and positive!
How long can you go without a tweet?
What question are we not asking here that we should?
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
More visual, more photos and videos...
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Can't name just one, other museum who push the envelope!
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
Neil deGrasse Tyson - @neiltyson
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
That it can sell tickets to programs/events/exhibits at a moments notice...
Why should people follow you?
For fun and educational content, conversations and amazing behind the scenes photos.
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
We mostly follow other museums and they are all one of a kind!
How do you decide what to tweet?
We look for content that is timely, interesting, fun and educational. Also, as long as it furthers our mission it is all good!
How do you use social media to motivate yourself or others to live a healthier life?
talks about the environment and biodiversity...
How has social media helped bring your family closer together and #keepgoodgoing?
Our family is our community. By focusing on the conversation we have with our community we feel we have come closer together.
Why'd you start tweeting?
To have conversations with people, to share our content, collections, research with the world.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes, work hours are now 24/7
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
How will the world change in the next year?
Hmmm, hopefully for the better!
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
A retweet with your handle in the original message so that it shows up twice
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Hopefully more peaceful and on our way to being more in harmony with our environment