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The case
for The Young Turks

Campaign Video
by The Young Turks

The Shorty Interview
with The Young Turks

What's your best tweet?
Our tweets thanking our members.
What are six things you could never do without?
YouTube, The Huffington Post, Steelers Football, iHop, TYT Nation, Movies
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
To push our content out, to organize activism, share interesting articles & quick surveys of audience
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter = Newsfeed, Facebook = Community.
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
What feature should Twitter add?
Ability to Tweet @ Lists
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
The Young Turks, Clip of the Day, Cenk Uygur, TYT
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Tons of people, they stop tweeting regularily
Why should we vote for you?
Because we're the Largest Online News Show in The World.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
How do you make your tweets unique?
We often include "catch phrases" from the show
What inspires you to tweet?
The NEED to share great stories with our audience.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Yes, helped teach us how to better utilize hash tags and @ messages
140 characters of advice for a new user?
tweet early and tweet often and DON'T tweet spam
How long can you go without a tweet?
What question are we not asking here that we should?
How many lists we're listed on.
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
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?
Only people under 21 use it.
Why should people follow you?
We're the Largest Online News Show in The World!
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
How do you decide what to tweet?
If we think our audience would find the content interesting.
How do you use social media to motivate yourself or others to live a healthier life?
By sharing content that we believe will keep our audience educated and informed.
How has social media helped bring your family closer together and #keepgoodgoing?
Social Media has kept TYT Nation together and Too Strong.
Why'd you start tweeting?
To connect with our audience more.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
It helps us communicate with our audience quicker than any other outlet.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
How will the world change in the next year?
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
People who Tweet stuff to get paid
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Completely and Utterly Ruled by Facebook, YouTube & Twitter

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