What are six things you could never do without?
My camera. Extra batteries. My external hard drive. My laptop. My blackberry. A serious sense of humor.
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
My "professional" alter ego posts updates about my photos and videos on youtube & flickr. Oh, you meant my "real" professional life? Hm.
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter...basically because my attention span has degraded to the point where this is the most I can
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
Really I'm just annoyed (and rather depressed) when I click on interesting trending topics and the people posting to them are morons.
What feature should Twitter add?
Haha..yes. "I would like to a feature called "Unfollow with Benefits" where I just get the good stuff from people I would otherwise unfollow.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Sara Quin, because I think the inside of her head must be the most fascinating place in the world...
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
"You" and "are" will ALWAYS be "you" and "are." Always. Gah.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Yes... I just couldn't stand hearing anymore about how their new girlfriend of the month was the NICEST, SWEETEST, HOTTEST THING EVVEEERRR!!!
Why should we vote for you?
Because if you want me to keep up the photos and videos I need constant positive reinforcement. ;P
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
All 500-some of the crazy people who care about the pointless things I post every day just because they love my Tegan and Sara videos. ;)
How do you make your tweets unique?
I make sure each one has a delicate blend of humor and honesty sufficient to outweigh the crazy.
What inspires you to tweet?
Probably the need to make connections, and the comforting knowledge that there are actually people out there listening.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Errrr, yes. But come on, Monkey and Noodle were soooo worth it.
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Reply to your friends. It makes them feel loved. ;)
How long can you go without a tweet?
However long I'm in a country where I can't get to twitter via my phone. Ha.
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
@amandapalmer, hands down. She's made the Twitterverse what it is to me today. ;)
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes. Now I am even less productive than I used to be.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
I wish people would share more of the random and interesting things they see and hear every day... especially inside their heads. Lol.
How will the world change in 2010?
I foresee crazy things, like YouTube finally letting me alphabetize all of my playlists (!!!!)
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Sending as an @reply something that was supposed to be a DM. Whhoooops...
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Hopefully it will be unfathomable. Like, a place where I'm married and have a real job.