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The case
for Vilassar de Mar

The Shorty Interview
with Vilassar de Mar

What's your best tweet?
The first tweet we ever made
What are six things you could never do without?
Family, friends, community, new technologies, twitter and a good meal :-)
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
Information regarding events/news that could be useful to our citizens
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Various, but the official BlackBerry and the iPad version stands out in my mind
Twitter or Facebook?
Both have a place in today`s world
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
I find it amuzing that Vilassar de Mar has been put on a world map through the eyes of Twitter
What feature should Twitter add?
Add a DM to enable to tweet everyone of my followers at the same time
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
The entire city of Vilassar de Mar because we use our twitter account as a public service.
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
"vilassar de mar" instead of vilassar
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
All city halls through out the world
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Yes, in general profiles that are inactive or have nothing useful from my point of view
Why should we vote for you?
For the use of new technologies like 2.0 to bring government and citizens together
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
#VilassardeMar #elMaresme or any chairtible society
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
The ones that we have made through our Twitter list: vilassar-de-mar-a-twitter
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#vilassardemar especially the citizens of Vilassar de Mar
How do you make your tweets unique?
More than unique, we try to use our tweets for community use which seems to be unique onto itself
What inspires you to tweet?
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
140 characters of advice for a new user?
The ability to keep in touch with friends, family and associates inmedietly and in real time.
How long can you go without a tweet?
A couple of hours at most
What question are we not asking here that we should?
How many persons do you need to maintain your Twitter account?
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
Faster search engines, easier account access and multiple account management
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
@VilassarRadio funny at times but more informal than funny
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
That its just a social network. In reality it has an infinity of other uses
Why should people follow you?
For ongoing information about Vilassar de Mar and surrounding communities
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
How do you decide what to tweet?
Everything that I think I would want for my self as a citizen of Vilassar de Mar
How do you use social media to motivate yourself or others to live a healthier life?
Is easy to keep motivated in working out in all kind of sports by following some coachers or famous sportmans and their competitions. Also you can learn a lot about organic food and seasonal fruits and vegetables.
How has social media helped bring your family closer together and #keepgoodgoing?
Social media brings all kinds of communications closer, so we keep learning lots of new and different stuff everyday and we are able to share it with everyone. All this knowledge and experience are great to live a further, healthier and happier life around your friends and family.
Why'd you start tweeting?
To use the same technological advances as our citizens to exchange information
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes, in the way we obtain information and how we inform our citizens
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Tweet about how we won the Shorty Awards :-)
How will the world change in the next year?
Application and use of 2.0 tools creating the way the world and our society works.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Access all languages and personal twitter account traffic statistics
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
I hope, a better place than today

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