with Santa J. Ono
What's your best tweet?
After our basketball team beat our crosstown rival I tweeted a one word hashtag: "#hottestcollgeinthecity". http://bit.ly/YbvH...
What are six things you could never do without?
Food, water, family, friends, the University of Cincinnati and God.
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
To learn about how satisfied the faculty, staff, and students are at @UofCincy.
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Twitter for iPhone! My battery never seems to last long enough! Hootsuite is a close second.
Twitter or Facebook?
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
I think it's cute that the students at Lakota East HS are obsessed with Ellen DeGeneres participating in their lip dub. #WeWantEllen
What feature should Twitter add?
I think they should give better analytics. Especially on links.
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?
Steely Dan. Thanks for reminding me.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Yes. When someone is being rude for no reason.
Why should we vote for you?
If you feel my approach to connecting with the members of the @UofCincy
community is unique or trendsetting among university presidents.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Johnny Bench (@Johnny_Bench5) of the Cincinnati @Reds. The best catcher EVER.
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#HottestCollegeinAmerica. We've jumped 17 spots in @USNews
& World Report's ranking is the last 2 years. Hard to disagree, right?
How do you make your tweets unique?
I simply speak from the heart.
What inspires you to tweet?
To tell the world how awesome University of Cincinnati is and to connect with the @UofCincy
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Wait, I'm not the only one? I once overheard a student tell another student they unfollowed me because I tweeted too much. lol
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Be yourself and listen/respond to those who tweet to you. But most of all just have fun!
How long can you go without a tweet?
What question are we not asking here that we should?
Who follows you that you're most proud of?
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
I think they will eventually try to get rid of all the spam accounts. More people will begin to realize how cool it really is.
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Dhani Jones (@DhaniJones)
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
That it is difficult and takes too much time. With an iPhone it's a piece of cake.
Why should people follow you?
Because they find me informative and hopefully entertaining.
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
How do you decide what to tweet?
How do you use social media to motivate yourself or others to live a healthier life?
I try and tweet about a balanced life and the importance of community.
How has social media helped bring your family closer together and #keepgoodgoing?
It's been huge! The #Bearcat
family of over 300k across the world can now engage with the university and me like never before. I love it!
Why'd you start tweeting?
I think it was around October of 2010.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Absolutely! I've been able to connect with so many people. Great to connect at night after a long day at the office.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Encourage others and work together for humanity.
How will the world change in the next year?
Hopefully the #Bearcats
will win a national championship... Fingers crossed.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Saying the #Bearcats
were 19-7 when they were really 19-6. Boy did I ever catch grief on that one.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Good question. I think technology will play a huge roll. I love the "A day made of glass 2" video by @Corning. Watch it: http://bit.ly/UkhQ...