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Hjortur Smarason

was nominated for a Shorty Award!

Travel addict. Social Media Explorer. Storyteller. Teach marketing & innovation at Uni. #TTOT host. #140conf. #TEDx. Winner Greatest Holiday in the World. 5kids

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The Shorty Interview with Hjortur Smarason

Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?

Two of my favorite humorists on twitter are actually @dohop and @fantomaster :)

Why'd you start tweeting?

To connect with thought leaders in my field, with excellent results.

How will the world change in the next year?

We've been seeing how social media has been empowering people. Now we'll see how people can handle that power.

Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?

Hmm, I like #ttot #iceland and the #northernlights :)

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Learn More about Hjortur Smarason


I travel, I tweet. I explore, I inspire. One wife, 5 kids, 30 countries, 140 characters. Winner of the Greatest Holiday in the World, co-founder of IfTheWorldCouldVote.com, #TTOT co-host - twitter's biggest travel chat, University teacher in marketing at the tourism deparment of Holar University. Anthropologist. I've kept the world informed during earthquakes, economic meltdowns and two volcanic eruptions. I inspire with stories of 1 pic and 140 characters. I pay it forward: http://bit.ly/nxRNnv

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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 7th annual ceremony will be held in April 2015 in New York City and live streamed internationally.

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