What's your best tweet?
If I reach 10000 tweets....I'll consider that the 'best' one.
What are six things you could never do without?
Friends, family, my computers, dog, iPhone and weather!
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
Twitter is a HUGE part of my professional life. Although storm chasing is a 'hobby', still have to put on that professional face.
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter. Facebook isnt real time.
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
What feature should Twitter add?
The ability to filter more efficiently. Blocked means blocked.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
My mother. Would consist of 1 tweet. And probably have something to do with how much she doesn't understand Twitter.
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
Anything concerning a weather warning. I will use Twitlonger to get an entire message out if need be.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Outside of just bashing me for no apparent reason, not really.
Why should we vote for you?
I use Twitter, and other forms of social media to assist the public in severe weather. Accurate, dependable and trusted. 11000+ strong!
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
#alastormspotter of course.
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Folks from Europe who provide weather updates from places such as Germany and France. Interesting stuff.
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
How do you make your tweets unique?
In weather, EACH tweet is unique.
What inspires you to tweet?
The ability for a tweet to give ample warning in life threatening situations....that's PLENTY of inspiration.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Weather tweeting? Too much? Never...
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Be yourself. Never adhere to what society THINKS you should say. You'll have more fun.
How long can you go without a tweet?
What question are we not asking here that we should?
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
It's a real time tool when other mediums are starting to filter content. Hopefully it won't go that route.
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Lots of admirable people out there. Too many to mention.
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
That it is UN-useful. It's useful if the user MAKES it a worthwhile experience.
Why should people follow you?
I'm straightforward, honest, timely and knowledgeable about what I do. In a nutshell, I'm the best stormchaser in Alabama. Period.
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
How do you decide what to tweet?
I try to be precise, accurate, punctual and unalarming when tweeting facts about severe weather. Fact checking is a big thing.
Why'd you start tweeting?
To provide the public with weather updates.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes. It's made my ability to help others, and get information regarding weather MUCH easier and timely. Hard to imagine life without it.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Learn a little spelling for God's sake!
How will the world change in the next year?
I thought the Mayans had it right. Totally confused now.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
The dreaded 'forgetting of the hashtag'.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
One big social scene. Filled with tweets from every corner of the earth.