with The Coast Halifax
What's your best tweet?
Recall Sue Uteck's dissing of Coast reporter: "This is a guy that just Twitters constantly and doesn't pay attention." http://bit.ly/7fBocB
What are six things you could never do without?
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
We are a weekly paper and we live-blog Halifax city council meetings. It's a blend of hard news, commentary and, er, interpretations.
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Twitter or Facebook?
For news coverage Twitter, definitely. But our Facebook fan page does well, too.
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
What feature should Twitter add?
None. Keep it simple.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Man, you've got a lot of questions.
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
"Kelly, you dope," "waves hands, speaks in Latin," "stakeholder," "I don't understand."
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
@PDuffysGhost for fear of being attacked.
Why should we vote for you?
We are the first and only people in Halifax, NS live tweeting city politics.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
A bunch of @Halifaxchicks asked me where I would be spending Happy Hour, so they could go somewhere else.
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
How do you make your tweets unique?
We try to make an inherently boring topics -like council meetings- interesting by bringing humour and surrealism to them.
What inspires you to tweet?
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Yes, every time I tweet. Constantly. Repeatedly. But the people, they always come back to us.
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Don't eat the yellow snow. And follow us first, cause we'll follow you.
How long can you go without a tweet?
What is the sound of one hand clapping?
What question are we not asking here that we should?
How can Twitter be used in new and innovative ways?
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Why'd you start tweeting?
To stay awake during council meetings.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes. I am now showered with offers of sexual favours. Also, Sue Uteck doesn't buy me drinks.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
How will the world change in 2010?
People will get very, very serious, important people will think up more bullshit phrases, and everything will go to hell. Also.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Everything is acceptable on Twitter.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Somalia, but bigger.