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The Shorty Interview
with Gidi Traffic
What's your best tweet?
I have lots of them but a Simple tweet from @codeladylee which read "i dont Know where you're from but i like that place" tops it all.
What are six things you could never do without?
My blackberry, A notepad, My Game console, A comb, a tooth brush, My Atm Card :)
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
so far i just use twitter to reach out to various people who have a need for solutions in various matters relating to traffic or not..
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Twitter or Facebook?
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
#NaijaVehicleGraffiti that was the funniest .
What feature should Twitter add?
Well i guess a video streaming feature wont be bad
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
LASTMA, Lagos state traffic management Authority
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
"Lending Each Other An Eye"
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
American President, Obama
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Yes i have,@trafficbutter because he was engaging in activities that would jeopardize my cause,Stealing My Tweets for the aim of profit Makin
Why should we vote for you?
I should be voted for because i have created a service that is not just saving lives but making commuting and living a lot easier
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
"Lending Each Other An Eye" To Make the world A better Place
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
The Most interesting connection Would be getting recognition from @jongambellAP and getting contributions from Him :)
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
How do you make your tweets unique?
I Make My tweets Unique by putting a touch of humor and wits so everyone receives the 'important' info with comic relief for stress
What inspires you to tweet?
The zeal to render help to people in need, i derive satisfaction knowing that i made someone's day better just by offering a little service
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Yes, But i guess twitter gives me some concession at times :)
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Twitter is a social tool with great influence try to use that positively in making the world a better place..
How long can you go without a tweet?
Due to the Nature Of my Account I cant go without a Tweet For 10mins
What question are we not asking here that we should?
Am i getting Paid for rendering this service??
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
I already blazed the trail and a lot of others inspired by my concept are already using twitter to render various community services.
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
That would be @jessykarh because she spends most of her time on twitter spreading and propagating useful info for the benefit of others
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
That @Gidi_traffic is not run by an individual but a company of persons or an organization, which i take as a compliment to my service.
Why should people follow you?
People should Follow me Because i created a service that moves towards making Life or living better and less stressful...
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
well i have a lot of celebrities and public figures following me for my services i cant keep tabs on all but @jongambrellAP stands out.
How do you decide what to tweet?
Well i receive reports from allover the state and beyond, i collate and retweet. besides that i do a lot of research and sourcing for info
Why'd you start tweeting?
We All HATE traffic and i discovered i could use the twitter tool to ease stress by providing on-the-go traffic updates in real time to all
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes twitter changed my life because Via It i discovered to make an impact in the world all i need do is make life better for another person
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Help one Another More by circulating useful and positive Info rather than spend most of the time engaging in unproductive activities
How will the world change in the next year?
I envisage the world turning to the social media to harness its various positive potentials and using it to create a better world for us all
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
That would be having grammatical errors in your tweets popularly known in these parts as "GBAGAUNs"
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Well i cant tell you exactly how but i do know for sure that we'll look back at now and say "gosh were we that underdeveloped"