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The Shorty Interview
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What's your best tweet?
#debate hope you are ready for tonight's debate, i know we are. #CNN may steal the phrase #RealityCheck from us but we've got them beat
What are six things you could never do without?
that exact number? My wife and kids
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
I only use twitter in my professional life... disseminating information, tweeting facts in 140 characters or less
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Twitter or Facebook?
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
What feature should Twitter add?
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
already have amazing followers
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Why should we vote for you?
A vote for me is not for me at all... it recognizes the growing community in social media who are going around the MSM as they seek truth
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Judge Nap... he's a rockstar
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
How do you make your tweets unique?
Refusing to tweet what other journalists are already covering unless I have something new to add
What inspires you to tweet?
An ongoing search for truth
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Yes! During the presidential and vp debates... told that I was blowing up too many twitter feeds
140 characters of advice for a new user?
How long can you go without a tweet?
What question are we not asking here that we should?
What is the reason social media is becoming the new source for news?
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
easier embed for video without having to move to a third party site
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
That everything on twitter is entertainment
Why should people follow you?
Because I fight to rise above the left/right paradigm
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
How do you decide what to tweet?
I tweet information that challenges the typical national media narrative. For my audience its all about facts not opinion
How do you use social media to motivate yourself or others to live a healthier life?
encourage others to verify, verify, verify
How has social media helped bring your family closer together and #keepgoodgoing?
I live about 2,000 miles from my family and social media allows us to stay connected
Why'd you start tweeting?
To stay in touch with viewers and to get news tips
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes, it has brought me closer to fans from around the world
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
How will the world change in the next year?
2 words: Google Fiber
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
More information and power will be in the hands of the people thanks to social and alternative media

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