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The Shorty Interview
with tibettruth
What's your best tweet?
Scientists discover plague in #Tibet, it wears large boots, carries a machine gun and has killed countless #Tibetans
What are six things you could never do without?
friends hope humor coffee music sunlight
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
as an invaluable resource to connect with people around the planet who express solidarity with Tibet's rightful cause for independence
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Twitter or Facebook?
No competition, for connection, community and activism it has to be Twitter
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
What feature should Twitter add?
a gentle alarm to inform folks a coffee break is in order
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
occupied Tibet solidarity exploitation oppression propaganda
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Only abusive individuals
Why should we vote for you?
Because @tibettruth offers everyone an opportunity to learn about & actively support a just and noble cause, Tibet's national freedom
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
understanding solidarity tolerance activism justice freedom
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
those inspiring folk who despite difficult personal circumstances have been so kind and supportive
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
How do you make your tweets unique?
by being inspired by the courage and spirit of Tibetans struggling for freedom
What inspires you to tweet?
the courageous struggle for independence inside occupied Tibet
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Always remember to communicate with respect & courtesy
How long can you go without a tweet?
around 30 minutes, but have had therapy for that :)
What question are we not asking here that we should?
Do you think Twitter will ever operate in China?
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
perhaps through great flexibility/option for language translation
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
those who seek to expose injustice, corruption and oppression, followed by folks who share a sense of humor
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
that people are not hearing you
Why should people follow you?
to learn about the situation inside Tibet and stand in solidarity with Tibetans in their just struggle for independence
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
people with good hearts, humor and an open-mind
How do you decide what to tweet?
according to what's being tweeted in real time and also depending on latest news/info coming into tibettruth
Why'd you start tweeting?
to ensure that the struggle, inside occupied Tibet, for national freedom is represented truthfully
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
definitely,as it has introduced an amazing collection of people who have become treasured friends
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
be aware of the power and influence of words and thus invest personal responsibility in each tweet
How will the world change in the next year?
through greater communication and awareness of what can be realized by our individual and collective action
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
typo errors on personal names :)
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
A place where freedom, democracy, justice and rights have a genuine opportunity to be restored for, and by, the people.