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journalist, writer, photographer, musician, singer/songwriter, pilot, driver, mechanic, handy man, mt. biker...renaissance man


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The Shorty Interview
with Jacob Probus
What are six things you could never do without?
My computer, the internet, my camera, my vehicle, coffee, and good beer.
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
It's an invaluable tool I use to keep me informed and disseminate my stories...
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Not sure...
Twitter or Facebook?
Ooh...that's a tough one. I'd say they each have their place.
What feature should Twitter add?
A Twitter Tractor Beam...
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
I try not to shorten any words because I'm a writer and I respect words. I usually just shorten the phrase -- rewrite until it fits.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
No, I haven't.
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Drew Cary, you know @drewfromtv
What inspires you to tweet?
I'm a journalist, so Twitter to me is an invaluable tool in disseminating and receiving up-to-the-minute news.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
No, I keep my twit-fix in check.
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Just do it.
How long can you go without a tweet?
I'm not that addicted...
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
It's allowed me to keep up with world events as they happen...