So now you are on Twitter, and you follow your friends and family, but you are sick of hearing about the brand new restaurant your sister went to. You want to hear more intriguing and worldly information.
You’re lucky: Great thinkers, legislators, celebrities, sports stars, scientists, and entrepreneurs all have their own Twitter feeds, and you can catch a glimpse into their lives by simply following them.
Here are 7 interesting individuals who will get you started if you aren’t sure whom to follow:
- Conan O’Brien: This talk-show host’s tweets are always entertaining, follow him @ConanOBrien. An example of the type of wit you’ll find on his Twitter is: “I wonder if my car’s blind spot compensates with a heightened sense of touch and smell.”
- Marissa Mayer: You may not know Marissa Mayer, but if you enjoy technology, she’s worth a follow. Mayer is the first female engineer at Google. If you want some interesting tidbits about Google and a look into the life of a tech expert, follow @Marissamayer.
- Mike Massimino: Head in the clouds? Then follow @Astro_Mike, the Twitter home to NASA astronaut Mike Massimino. This astronaut can give you the inside scoop on life at NASA as well as a glimpse into what it’s like to go into space. (Also, he made a recent cameo on the Tv show The Big Bang Theory. And, yes, he tweeted about it.)
- Rainn Wilson: It is likely you know Rainn better from the character of Dwight Schrute for the popular Tv series The Office. What you probably don’t know is that his Twitter feed can be as entertaining as the show. Follow him @Rainnwilson.
- Ryan Penagos: Are you a comic book fan? If you are, you ought to follow @Agent_M. Penagos. This is Ryan Penagos’ Twitter; he is the editorial director of Marvel Comics. He’s a busy Tweeter, updating his followers about his favorite comics and new video games that are being released.
- Barack Obama: You may or may not have voted for him but he is the Commander and Chief. Discover what’s on his mind on a daily bases @BarackObama.
- Bill Gates: Bill Gates has produced an undeniable impact on the tech world. Learn what’s going on in his life and about the charitable causes he and his wife support @BillGates.