Gisli Olafsson

was nominated for a Shorty Award!

Emergency Response Director - NetHope. Former ICE-SAR Team Leader. UNDAC Member. Author of The Crisis Leader - - 4,444 followers

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The Shorty Interview with Gisli Olafsson

What are six things you could never do without?

1. My family. 2. My passion for helping others. 3. Some form of connectivity. 4. My wallet. 5. Pen and paper. 6. My friends.

How do you imagine Twitter changing?

I see it as a platform for connecting everybody to everyone else. It breaks down the degrees of separation we all have.

Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?


What was the funniest trend you've seen?

#ashtag (because I created it)

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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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