Twitter is perhaps one of the most unique social media platforms out there. With a simplicity and word limit to keep long posts at a minimum, it’s great for sharing links, quick info fixes, and networking. Of course, it’s a great place to meet some people and personalities that you might not have known about otherwise.
From pop culture heroes to social media gurus, here are 6 of the most well rounded and entertaining Twitter accounts you need to be following.
Weird News (@weirdnews): As the handle implies, this account is a great source for weird news from all around the world. This is a great release from when political headlines seem overbearing.
Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson): Astrophysicist and all around cool guy, Tyson’s account is both humorous and full of insights about science and the world around us.
The Mars Curiosity Rover (@MarsCuriosity) Here’s another one for the science geeks. However, this Twitter feed is constantly tweeting links about brand new pictures and updates from the Martian surface. This account is run by NASA but written in first person, as if the Rover is speaking to you.
Liz Heron (@lheron) As the head of social media outlets at the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times, this is a vital account for those involved in social media to be following. Liz is always having discussions and sharing link in regards to current social media trends.
Wired Magazine (@wired) A Twitter feed from the best-selling tech magazine, this one is full of info on the latest gadgets and social media advancements.
Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) As a best-selling author of fantasy for all ages, Gaiman’s feed is a must for bookworms or anyone with a general interest in pop fiction and quirky insights…all from one of the most unique writers of this generation.
The great thing about Twitter is that some accounts—like Liz Herron’s—provide their followers with comprehensive lists of other accounts to follow pertaining to your interest. So log on now and check out some of these great accounts!