03 Jul We Want Tweeting Celebs!
Do you know what would make the Twitterverse a lot more fun? If celebrities actually used their accounts! Social Media news website, Mashable, reported on 7 celebrities who they believe could truly help this cause.
Beyonce’s account has over 4.5 million followers, but she’s only tweeted once. Must’ve been a really riveting message! I know for sure we at CMG would LOVE to see more from her!
Funny man Adam Sandler doesn’t boast the same number of followers, but we’ll give him some time though; his anonymous
publicist tweeted twice that Sandler is not yet active on the account.
J.K. Rowling actually warned her followers about her eminent inactivity: “This is the real me, but you won’t hear from me often I’m afraid, as pen and paper are my priority at the moment.” Luckily for her 1.2 million followers she has a whopping 13 tweets, which is much more than her other inactive A-List celebrity friends.
Naturally, we wouldn’t expect the creator of social media rival, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, to be an avid tweeter. However, we wish he would make more of an effort on the site. Atleast he did change his twit pic. Seems like Zuckerberg is more of an observer on Twitter; following over 800 people must mean he’s intrigued by some trending topics.
Also on Mashable’s list are actress Emma Stone, NBC News anchor Brian Williams (nothing newsworthy to report?) and Apple Senior Vice President, Scott Forstall. The irony doesn’t escape us on that last one…guess he didn’t download his own iPhone app!
So unless we can magically convince these famous folks to start tweeting, our next best option is to look before we leap. Next time we see those verified accounts pop up on “Who to Follow,” it seems like a great idea to click on their page first to ensure we’ll be getting updated tweets. If you’re interested in reading Mashable’s write up that inspired this blog, here’s the link: http://on.mash.to/MRzQK6