Friday, March 06, 2009
Twitter Lists Celebrity Profiles to Lure New Users
If you recently joined Twitter, you may have wondered if you were being spammed by celebrity impersonators, but the profile called The _Real _Shaq is, in fact, the real Shaq.
To counter Myspace Music and the fan pages on Facebook, Twitter has resorted to the online version of selling maps to celebrity homes.Celebrities including Tony Hawk, I read about the publicity stunt, on the pcmag.com article: Facebook Challenges Twitter to Celebrity Deathmatch!.
Sean Combs, Demi Moore, Jimmy Fallon, Sara Bareilles and John Mayer are among the Music/ TV stars listed. Sports stars include Lance Armstrong, Shaq and Tony Hawk. Basketball fans can get the latest NBA scores by following twitter.com/nba. Political junkies can find the latest updates from Washington at twitter.com/nprpolitics and fans of ABC's Good Morning America can read about upcoming guests and more at twitter.com/gma.
By Matt O'Hern at 04:41 PM | Comments (0)