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The Shorty Interview
with Humanity Road
What's your best tweet?
Verify twice tweet once - rumors put lives at risk
What are six things you could never do without?
honesty, integrity, community, engagement, collaboration, commitment
Twitter or Facebook?
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
#snakewithaplan faked twitter account when @BronxZoosCobra escaped
What feature should Twitter add?
We would love to store and reuse some tweets, organize them for us!
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
We try to avoid abbreviations to improve online translations
Why should we vote for you?
Our volunteers monitor the Internet 24/7 and work on disasters where needed most. Their dedication deserves your vote
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Wow that's a hard one. Probably helping to arrange helicopter airlift of injured and sick people in Haiti
How do you make your tweets unique?
Be accurate, brief, use hashtags and a dash of humor
What inspires you to tweet?
the chance to help people save lives, to improve preparedness and reduce the loss of life of humans and animals impacted by disaster
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Be honest and true. Be helpful to others, verify before tweeting and retweeeting and thank those who follow and have helped you.
How long can you go without a tweet?
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
@norfolkdistrict - they are always ready to help others and just plain fun to chat with
Why should people follow you?
Our volunteers monitor the Internet round the clock and share important information to help you survive, sustain and reunite in a disaster
How do you decide what to tweet?
The need defines our tweets
Why'd you start tweeting?
to provide a way for people to help each other.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
It empowered the people next door and around the world to help each other .
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
We wish more people would verify facts before spreading information
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
tweeting without verifying - mis-informaton puts lives at risk