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6 Best Inauguration Twitterers

As we are heading into the Obama’s inauguration, maybe you should be using Twitter, especially if you are going to it? Its web-based, but easy to get on a cell phone – like a Blackberry. The twitters below are feeds that are very helpful.

You can set up a Twitter account for free at http://www.twitter.com and choose to follow other people or entities based on how useful you find their information.  Try the suggestions below – there are 6 4 Twitter Inauguration tweets suggested –  so select them by clicking on the  “follow” button that appears under their name on the upper left side of the page.  There is a video that explains Twitter here: http://commoncraft.com/twitter

6 4 Best Twitter Inauguration feeds (tweets) to follow (list will be updated as more is known):

http://twitter.com/Inauguration_DC – DC Gov Inauguration News/Alerts

http://twitter.com/GoogleNewsElect – Google breaking news on President Elect

http://twitter.com/drgridlock – DC live transportation and traffic alerts

http://twitter.com/Biden – The VP-Elect is tweeting regularly! (New)

http://twitter.com/CarfreeJan20 – Real time travel updates from http://www.commuterpage.com (New)

Using Twitter without signing up

http://search.twitter.com/search?q=inaug – searches all tweets for anything with the word “inaug” in it. Other choices are shown of terms most discussed, which changes by the minute.

http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%22Lincoln+Memorial%22 – searches all tweets with Lincoln Memorial. Being used by many people who are going to that area ahead of concert at 2:30 1/15 – Sunday

If you are new to twitter, get ideas of other twitterers to follow from these lists:

http://twitter.pbwiki.com/USGovernment – US Government Twitterers

http://twitter.pbwiki.com/News-Services – News Services Twitterers

http://twitter.pbwiki.com/PoliceAndFire – Police and Fire Twitterers,
also this blog posting details how LAFD uses twitter: http://stephensonstrategies.com/directory-of-major-blog-posts/boy-did-i-underestimate-twitters-value-in-a-disaster/

Hope you find this information useful!  Send me more if you have them – I’ll post it here. Thanks in advance!

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