Twitter/Social media

Kathy Gill’s “Twitter” students reflect on the social media tool

How to use Twitter as a marketing tool

Top Twitter Lists 

Top Twitter users to be recognized by the Knight Foundation with a Shorty award.

Press release.

I’m posting the list of nominees here, in case you’re hunting for folks to follow.

The finalists are:

Advertising
@peggyolson – Peggy Olson
@madmain – Dave Saunders
@tedmurphy – Ted Murphy
@girlinyourshirt – Jenaé
@rdeal1 – Ryan Deal

Apps
@hahlo – Hahlo.com
@BrightKit – BrightKit
@splitweet – Splitweet
@twitbacks – Twitbacks
@Tweetworks – Tweetworks

Brand
@marthavan – Martha Van Inwegen
@assistu – Stacy Brice, Founder
@Marvel – Marvel Entertainment
@surpass – Surpass Web Hosting
@SavvyAuntie – Melanie Notkin

Business
@barefoot_exec – Carrie Wilkerson
@pawluxury – Adam Wendy & Lola
@alex_jeffreys – Alex Jeffreys
@mariaandros – Maria Andros
@guykawasaki – Guy Kawasaki

Design
@yiyinglu – Yiying Lu
@firstdogonmoon – Mr Onthemoon
@zeldman – Jeffrey Zeldman
@hughbriss – Hugh Briss
@andyjacobson – Andy Jacobson

Education
@FeliciaSlattery – Felicia Slattery
@waltribeiro – Walt Ribeiro
@assistu – Stacy Brice, Founder
@garystager – Gary Stager
@rubylearning – Ruby Learning

Entertainment
@bettydraper – Betty Draper
@PhillyD – Philip DeFranco
@betty_draper – Betty Draper
@FLWBooks – Flashlight Worthy
@StephenFry – Stephen Fry

Finance
@stocktwits – Stocktwits
@zecco – Zecco
@Geezeo – Geezeo
@TraderAlamo – TraderAlamo
@mintdotcom – Mint.com

Food
@caltort – Caltort
@eatconsciously – Ed Coffin
@vegansaurus – vegansaurus
@BlogWellDone – Chris Perrin
@Foodimentary – Foodimentary

Green
@dcarli – Dcarli
@alexismadrigal – Alexis Madrigal
@DrGreene – Alan Greene
@doneganland – Donegan Land
@greenmoms – Green Moms Carnival

Health
@ADHDParenting – Debra Sale Wendler
@bydls – Christine bydls.com
@doctoranonymous – Doctor Anonymous
@isagenixintl – Isagenix International
@chronicbabe – Jenni Prokopy

Humor
@sockington – Sockamillion
@DarthVader – Darth Vader
@joeschmitt – Joe Schmitt
@charlestrippy – Charles Trippy
@FakeSarahPalin – Fake Sarah Palin

Music
@TranquilMammoth – Hunter Burgan
@cyberpr – Ariel Publicity
@cardinology – Cardinals
@adbert – Adrián Bertolini
@megaphonemusic – Megaphone

News
@breakingnewson – BNO News
@ColonelTribune – Colonel Tribune
@jafurtado – Jose Afonso Furtado
@themediaisdying – The Media is Dying
@Jason_WCMH – Jason_WCMH

Nonprofits
@wildlifesos – Wildlife SOS India
@athletes4acure – Scott Zagarino
@kanter – Beth Kanter
@livestrongceo – Doug Ulman
@thenonprofitorg – TheNonProfitOrg

Personal
@alohaarleen – Arleen Anderson
@mcawilliams – John Williams
@JiMpiSh – Chris
@sugarjones – Sugar Jones
@BadEvan – BadEvan

Photography
@TWIPPhoto – TWiPphoto
@wmmarc – Wm. Marc Salsberry
@photojojo – Photojojo
@kk – kris krug
@viss – Viss

Politics
@anamariecox – Ana Marie Cox
@mikegermano – Mike Germano
@justin_hart – Justin Hart
@digitalsista – Shireen
@TheFix – The Fix

Science
@MarsPhoenix – Mars Phoenix
@spacevidcast – Space Vidcast
@mlaine – Michael J. Laine
@sciencebase – David Bradley
@drkiki – Dr. Kiki Sanford

Socialmedia
@MariSmith – Mari Smith
@dhollings – Dan Hollings
@rdeal1 – Ryan Deal
@danzarrella – Dan Zarrella
@chrisbrogan – Chris Brogan

Sports
@sportytweets – SportyTweets.com
@girlwithnoname – Jackie
@lancearmstrong – Lance Armstrong
@underthebar – EliteFTS.com (Dave)
@statsheet – StatSheet

Startups
@luckystartups – Lucky Startups
@1datarecovery – Assist Data Recovery
@mikeprasad – Mike Prasad
@pitchengine – Jason Kintzler
@hanniversary – Hanniversary
@orgsync – Eric Fortenberry

Tech
@namecheap – NameCheap.com
@Twitter_Tips – Tips, Tools, Status
@aschek – Alexander Schek
@TheDudeDean – The Dude Dean
@bbgeeks – BB Geeks

Travel
@juliemarg – Julie Gallaher
@MaineWindjammer – Maine Windjammer
@CruiseSource – Cruise Source
@wildearth – WildEarth
@soultravelers3 – soultravelers3

Videogames
@Justinmcelroy – Justin McElroy
@alexandramokh – Alexandra Mokh
@nikolez – Nikole
@GarnettLee – Garnett Lee
@yahoogames – Yahoo! Games

Weird
@martinsargent – Martin Sargent
@matman – Matman
@warrenellis – Warren Ellis
@benmarvin – Ben Marvin
@weirdnews – Weird News

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3 responses to “Twitter/Social media

  1. http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2008754570_twitterbiz18.html

    Here is an article about the business strategy of Twitter–apparently it has yet to make any money.

  2. http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/02/23/twittering-celebrities-take-fans-backstage-in-their-lives/?hp

    Interesting NY Times article about Demi Moore & Ashton Kutcher twittering from backstage at Oscars.

  3. Apparently I’m all over the Twitter news…

    http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/politics/2008782994_milbank25.html

    Congress was twittering during Obama’s State of the Union address.

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