What's your best tweet?
Willow Smith made $4 million with Whip My Hair. Now she can retire & focus on being a 10-year-old.
What are six things you could never do without?
Twitter, DVR, my MacBook, my camera, baking soda & music!
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
Twitter is where it all comes together for me. From networking to sharing my work, I can do it all on Twitter.
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter! I can follow people like me, not like on Facebook where I friend people I know and then realize we have nothing in common.
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
#sh*tgirlssayduringthesuperbowl a couple of years ago. It was hilarious to me because I had said 99% of those things.
What feature should Twitter add?
Search feature that allows you to search tweets by date! Sometimes, I wish I knew what I was tweeting on a specific day 3 years ago.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
My mom. She’s so RTable! She won’t, because she feels like she could get addicted, which is true. She would.
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
All of them. I love spelling and grammar too much to disrespect it.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Yes! Definitely Ryan Seacrest. I’m pretty sure he would want to hire me, and/or become my mentor -like Dick Clark was to him.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Oh, numerous times. This last person had something hateful and negative to say about everything on Earth –unfollow!
Why should we vote for you?
Because I could be the next Oprah and you don’t want to be the person that didn’t vote for young Oprah to get a Shorty Award.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Justin Warner, The Next Food Network Star. Met him on Twitter before he won or was Twitter-verified. His creativity inspires me.
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#askitsaPopOD I always receive pop culture questions and I love answering them. I’d love to see all those tweets hashtagged.
How do you make your tweets unique?
Sometimes, things that come out of my brain are quite unique. I try to express those thoughts in under 140 characters.
What inspires you to tweet?
When a follower thanks me for keeping them informed/entertained, my day is made.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Yes! While live-tweeting awards shows, a real-life friend (@alejandroroy) unfollows me during the show and follows me back when it's over.
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Write tweets that you'd find interesting, don’t be an egg-head & watch my videoblog about what not to do on Twitter.
How long can you go without a tweet?
I usually sleep for around 8 hours, so… 8 hours.
What question are we not asking here that we should?
What makes you the best in the category you were nominated for?
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
I can just imagine everything around us adapting to be more Twitter-friendly, and Twitter continuing to embrace that.
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Alyssa Milano. Unlike many celebrities, you can actually be entertained, informed and amused scrolling through her timeline.
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
@alexandergold. I just want to RT him so much, but I’m afraid my timeline would be all tweets of his –and that’d be weird.
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
That everyone is just sharing uneventful happenings of their personal life like they do on Facebook.
Why should people follow you?
Because I am very retweetable, I promise.
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
How do you decide what to tweet?
In my iPhone notes, I have an entry called Tweets. I write them down there. If the next day I still like it, then I'll tweet it.
How do you use social media to motivate yourself or others to live a healthier life?
I follow health/fitness Twitter accounts (my favorites @DaveZinczenko
& @blogilates) When Blogilates tweets a workout command, I do it.
How has social media helped bring your family closer together and #keepgoodgoing?
My family likes my videos so much, they act as my internet marketing team. They're my unpaid interns, but I won't replace them.
Why'd you start tweeting?
My favorite teacher in college made it mandatory in a Broadcast Newswriting class. I’ve thanked her.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Oh, yes. I’ve realized there are a lot of people just like me –with my same interests. I thought I was a weirdo.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Interact. I kinda’ want to know you’re a human being –even if you’re a brand or a company.
How will the world change in the next year?
Forget text. It's going to be all about GIFs.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
The old school RTs. Some people just don’t get them right & turn them into MTs. Big mess, I tell you.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
No one will look into each other’s eyes anymore… unless the other person is on a screen.