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The case
for JOHN NOSTA

The Shorty Interview
with JOHN NOSTA

What's your best tweet?
My best tweet, from a while ago. "Mr. Mubarak, tear down this cyber wall!"
What are six things you could never do without?
Air, water, family, iPad, iPhone, the internet
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
Stay current. Find ideas. Build relationships. And...have fun!!!!!
Twitter or Facebook?
What feature should Twitter add?
I think that Twitter can make better use of lists and list managment.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Buddha, Robert Oppenheimer, Jesus and Grouch Marx.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
I still want Steve Jobs to follow me....as crazy as that might sound!
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Low level of activity. Dumb tweets. Offensive content (from my perspective).
Why should we vote for you?
I'm a voice for innovation in digital health. It's a critical are and poised to change the world! Innovation MUST have a voice!
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
I'm the voice of digital health. It's an important area that is revolutionizing health and medicine. It effects everyone!
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Too many to list. A global group of friends and and partners.
How do you make your tweets unique?
My tweets are relevant, timely...and punctuated with disarming wit!
What inspires you to tweet?
Other tweeters!!! I see so much...and learn so much that I feel obligated to reciprocate.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Yes. But that's my brand! Both information and "chatter" is part it. Also "social" is a key element of SM
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Be engaging. Take risks. Advance the conversation. Have fun!
What question are we not asking here that we should?
How has SM changed your life?
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
John Lichtenberger @AdvertisingLaw. He is a pro who keeps me informed!
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
Me. Well, not really.
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
It's an mundane expression of doing almost nothing. (I'm eating lunch...I'm breathing...I'm going to the gym...etc)
Why should people follow you?
Because they will learn...and smile at the same time!
How do you decide what to tweet?
When I find somethings that excites or moves me...then I share it...right at that moment.
Why'd you start tweeting?
I wanted to stay ahead of the new media curve...and jumped right in.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
It's made me much more in touch with the world--from a humanistic, technological and professional perspective.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Embrace it as a tool for "real time" listening and communication
How will the world change in the next year?
Control--from a political, advertising and global perspective will be replaced by influence. The new power is in the widening social network
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Health will be empowered by technology.

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