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Who do you follow on Twitter?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by nate3382, Apr 27, 2010.

  1. nate3382

    nate3382 Member
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    I'm new to twitter and was wondering who is everyone following? I always hear ESPN talk about twitters and android users find out information based on twitter but I dont know who I should be following to find out this information
     

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  2. Vihzel

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    What's Twitter?
     
  3. OfTheDamned

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    I tend to follow anyone (or thing as the case may be) that I find interesting. Some are for humor and some are for information. I follow a few tech sites, a bunch of hockey sites and people, some musicians, some actors and actresses, a talk show host, etc.

    One thing you can do is look to see who others are following. You can also go to many sites and pick up their feed.
     
  4. Turamarth

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    Student-Actor/Lighting Design
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    lul
     
  5. rwZephyr

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  6. vandyblackandgold

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    I use it for a lot of the same reasons listed above. I actually participate in some practical uses as well....

    I serve on the staff of a large, multi-site church. I am a student pastor. The church uses twitter as a big tool for communication. We can get messages out to the majority of the body quickly. We can also use it for a chance to just throw out comments of encouragement and what not.

    Our whole staff is on twitter and it really keeps things light and enjoyable too.
     
  7. i VTAK

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    I follow Sprint and HTC for info on updates and Phil Helmuth the poker player because he's so full of himself it's funny. I've only been using it for a few weeks now a can't think of anyone else to follow yet.

    The thing I like about it is it gave me the option to have tweets sent to me in a text, so I don't have to go to the site or use an app.
     
  8. disney_mommy

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    Besides my personal friends, I follow Wil Wheaton (wilw) (he's my fave and freaking hilarious!), sheldoncooper (from TBBT), leonardhofstadt (also from TBBT), BigBang_CBS, AmazonKindle and jimmyfallon.
     
  9. SoFLO

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    I follow mostly athletes, sports insiders, and a few friends of mine.
     
  10. OfTheDamned

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    I didn't even know Helmuth was on twitter. Thanks, I just started following him. I love poker and follow a few other players.

    Great site for poker players on Twitter:
    twtPoker - home - See what the worlds greatest poker players are saying on Twitter!
     
  11. i VTAK

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    I knew he was on there because one time when he was in a TV game he whipped out his iPhone and took a quick video of the other players and told them he was posting it to Twitter. One of his tweets a few weeks ago told who won the National Heads Up tourney that's playing on NBC the next few weeks!!
     
  12. hi i am following phone 4 u it is quite amazing it proving information on latest mobile phone deals i am just became fan of him.
     
  13. I follow quite a few poker players on the curcuit:

    Daniel Negreanu
    Phil Hellmuth
    Phil Ivey
    Barry Greenstien

    And follow a few musicians:

    50 Cent
    The Game
    Ice Cube
    Snoop Dogg
    Dr Dre
     
  14. bluenova

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    I tend to use facebook for friends and twitter for celebs or info and I add and remove people all the time.

    Twitter current:
    VillainROM
    davidvitty
    CHRISDJMOYLES
    MozMobile
    chrismoylesshow
    bbcf1
    BBC
    McInTweet
    stephenfry
     
  15. Vihzel

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    I have a very odd feeling that you have a taste for Hip Hop?
     
  16. OfTheDamned

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    I figured he was into death metal.
     
  17. kamk2k8

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    Hugo Chavez
     
  18. lekky

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    @HTC

    Don't know why, nothing good ever comes from it!
     
  19. HotGhettoMess

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    I follow my favorite celebrities so I can live vicariously through their fun and eventful lives. ;D
     
  20. penkenny

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    I got shitmydadsays lol he definitely is funny!
    I usually follow any one who following me. (no spammers who fill my homepage)
     
  21. DenverRalphy

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    The only celebs I follow are some that use Twitter to post stuff worth seeing. I'm not interested in their day to day activities so much, but rather enjoy a good chuckle or like to be updated on their upcoming performances. That said, I follow...

    Craig Ferguson @CraigyFerg
    Howie Mandel
    Mythbusters staff
    Sarah Silverman
     

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