What's your best tweet?
What are six things you could never do without?
A six-pack counts as one thing, right? My paycheck, my family, my organs, ... why do i feel like i'm filling out an eHarmony profile?
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Twitter or Facebook?
What feature should Twitter add?
A way to track who has unfollowed you, and when. In addition to helping see where we lost them, it helps us plan our retaliation.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
My dog. Then I could tweet him to let himself out when I have to work late.
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
'supercalifragilisticexpialidocious'. And 'DUI'
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
@BarackObama, because he has the WORST. TWEETS. EVER. and needs to learn how to use this thing.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Been tempted, but never unfollowed thru (get it? UNfollowed thru??) with it. Would rather just filter them out with lists.
Why should we vote for you?
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
I've connected with lots of folks who had stopped paying attention to the AJC, but now they've realized it's still useful to them.
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
How do you make your tweets unique?
We tweet traditional news stories in an non-traditional way, making them sometimes funny, sometimes off-beat, but always personable.
What inspires you to tweet?
Interesting news that I think others would like to know about. That and the chance to meet Alyssa Milano thru this contest.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Understand Twitter before you dive in. You may THINK you'll get followers to get onboard w/ your program, but opposite is more likely.
How long can you go without a tweet?
2 weeks but that's all the vacation time i get. otherwise, i try to space them 30m apart.
What question are we not asking here that we should?
Shouldn't I get a raise for all the great work I do on Twitter? (yes)
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
It will morph into carrying more info w/o losing its brevity. Pop-out screens for video, side tweets, etc. off 1-2 character hot links.
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
because she's almost as strange as we are.
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
That serious-minded people can't stay informed 140 characters at a time.
Why should people follow you?
Because we offer news that's relevant to their lives, but in an entertaining way. Sorta like wrapping your dog's meds in a slice of cheese.
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
How do you decide what to tweet?
Must be relevant to people's lives: will news impact them directly/immediately? Bar is higher for govt. meetings/court rulings/etc.
Why'd you start tweeting?
I was ordered to by my sadistic boss. Argued with him for 140 minutes about it. How ironic is that?
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes. It's allowed me to kill way more time at work.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
We're in the news biz, and in competitive breaking news situations we tweeted facts that turned out to be... well, unfactual.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Much like it is today, with the exception of the giant, mutated ferrets that will be wrecking havoc across southern Greenland.