It’s no secret Twitter is full of fascinating people to follow, and that’s why we like to compare notes with our teammates on who to follow. From those notes, we’ve created this list of ten to follow on Twitter. From philanthropy to celebrity, it’s a retweet-worthy list.
This will be an ongoing series where we’ll share a new ten to follow list, so stay tuned for more. Of course, we want to hear who you’re following, so don’t hesitate to let us know!
1. The Philanthropist
Who: Beth Kanter – @kanter
Why: Beth talks about networked approaches and social media for training and capacity building for the nonprofit sector that leverage learning and impact.
2. The Photographer
Who: Pete Souza – @petesouza
Why: Follow the official White House photographer and get a glimpse of future front page news.
3. The Techie
Who: Kara Swisher – @karaswisher
Why: As co-executive editor at Re/Code, Kara blends unabashed commentary with tech news.
4. The CEO
Who: Marissa Mayer – @marissamayer
Why: With a new logo and Tumblr acquisition, what’s next for Yahoo?
5. The Comedian
Who: Chris Kelly – @imchriskelly
Why: This SNL writer has seriously funny thoughts to share.
6. The Media Outlet
Who: The New York Times – @nytimes
Why: All the news that’s fit to tweet.
7. The Fashionista
Who: Jane Aldridge – @sea_of_shoes
Why: From a teenage blogger to young entrepreneur, she’s consistently had her finger on the pulse of fashion.
8. The Foodie:
Who: Kim Severson – @kimseverson
Why: Former food writer for the San Francisco Chronicle and The New York Times, she’s now the Atlanta bureau chief for The Times. And she still loves her food.
9. The Athlete:
Who: Ben Cohen – @rugbybencohen
Why: Ben is a former rugby player who started a foundation to combat homophobia and bullying.
10. The Celebrity
Who: Justin Timberlake – @jtimberlake
Why: JT is funny, smart, talented and everyone wants him at their party. By following him, you’re able to join his.