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The Shorty Interview
with PSU Dance Marathon
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
To spread awareness about THON events and pediatric cancer.
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Twitter or Facebook?
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
Thanks. Everyone deserves a full "Thank you!" and not something shorter.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Anyone tweeting about the fight to end pediatric cancer!
Why should we vote for you?
Because we're the largest student-run philanthropy in the world! We're working year round to aid The Four Diamonds fund and eradicate cancer.
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 try and stay positive, use creative hashtags, and share the stories that inspire us.
What inspires you to tweet?
The children, families, researchers, and staff of The Four Diamonds Fund. They serve as our inspiration every single day for all that we do.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Tweet what matters to you, and tweet for yourself. Pretty soon, you'll find a whole world of new twitter friends.
What question are we not asking here that we should?
What does your charity do? Our raises money to combat pediatric cancer and help The Four Diamonds Fund at the Hershey Medical Center.
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
@abolishcancer. Darah's idea of using twitter-thon's to raise money to fight cancer is truly unique and admirable.
Why should people follow you?
Because we are fighting the battle against pediatric cancer, and we want you to join the fight!
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
@abolishcancer, @friendslikeus, @BePostiveFdn
How do you decide what to tweet?
Whatever we feel best perpetuates the mission of THON, and whatever will brighten our followers day.
Why'd you start tweeting?
To help get the word out about THON, spread awareness about the fight against pediatric cancer, and help out The Four Diamonds Fund.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
No, but we're hoping our use can have a positive affect on the lives of others.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Hopefully free of pediatric cancer, and all other types for that matter!