Oxfam International was nominated for a Shorty Award!

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CyG_organizations
CyG_organizations Oxfam: We're 8th in #ShortyAwards #humanrights category, pls help push us to 1st! http://shortyaward... pls vote & RT! via @Oxfam
Many-Cakes Silly
Many-Cakes Silly I nominate @Oxfam for a Shorty Award in #charity
goodforall
goodforall Why we use #Twitter | Check out our #ShortyAward Interview -http://ow.ly/1s0w2T | RT @Oxfam
Patrick Menegatto
Patrick Menegatto Why we use #Twitter | Check out our #ShortyAward Interview -http://ow.ly/1s0w2T | RT @Oxfam
CyG_Events
CyG_Events Oxfam: Why we use #Twitter: check out our #ShortyAward Interview http://shortyaward... - then nominate us for a Shorty Award @Oxfam
CyG_organizations
CyG_organizations Oxfam: Why we use #Twitter: check out our #ShortyAward Interview http://shortyaward... - then nominate us for a Shorty Award @Oxfam
CyG Internet
CyG Internet Oxfam: Why we use #Twitter: check out our #ShortyAward Interview http://shortyaward... - then nominate us for a Shorty Award @Oxfam
gailkay
gailkay I nominate @Oxfam for a Shorty Award in #charity because of all the good work they do.
Jonathan Jaques
Jonathan Jaques I nominate @Oxfam for a Shorty Award in #charity because working to gether gets things done, plus they have hit puberty
Felipe Sologuren
Felipe Sologuren I nominate @Oxfam for a Shorty Award in #humanrights because they have been doing it well with #solidarity & #dignity
Richard Casson
Richard Casson I nominate @Oxfam for a Shorty Award in #charity because they work worldwide to overcome poverty - and u can't say fair
Ian Sullivan
Ian Sullivan RT @richardcasson: @oxfam (who I work for) currently 3rd in #charity category of @shortyawards. Vote here & help us got to 1st! http://b ...
Patricia Baños
Patricia Baños I nominate @Oxfam for a Shorty Award in #humanrights.
Michele P
Michele P I nominate @Oxfam for a Shorty Award in #humanrights
openIDEO
openIDEO RT @Oxfam: Only 5 more votes & we'll be in 5th! Pls vote @oxfam for #ShortyAward in #humanrights http://shortyaward... ...
Joel Bassuk
Joel Bassuk I nominate @oxfam for a Shorty Award in #humanrights because they consistently try to help the poor & vulnerable first
Oxfam International
Oxfam International Only 5 more votes & we'll be in 5th! Pls vote @oxfam for #ShortyAward in #humanrights http://shortyaward...
EJW
EJW RT @Oxfam: We're currently 10th: help get us to #1! Vote @oxfam for #ShortyAward in #humanrights http://shortyaward... ...
Mark Hierlihy
Mark Hierlihy RT @Oxfam: We're currently 10th: help get us to #1! Vote @oxfam for #ShortyAward in #humanrights http://shortyaward... ...
Ruth
Ruth I nominate @Oxfam for a Shorty Award in #humanrights bcuz of their amazing work with the disenfranchised
The Shorty Interview
with Oxfam International
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
2 raise awareness of, & engage ppl in #poverty #socialjustice issues arnd the world
What's your favorite Twitter app?
@HootSuite (except now they cost)
Twitter or Facebook?
#nature or #nuture?
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
pvrty
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
millions of people
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
we unfollowed some non-English-speaking tweeters (sorry!). we just don't have editors for every language that exists.
Why should we vote for you?
ask our 98,125 followers
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
#EndingHungerStartsWith #WorldIWant #ijustvotedoxfam4shortyaward
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
we used #WorldIWant at the last #UN #MDG summit in NYC - http://oxf.am/Zdr
What inspires you to tweet?
the unbelievable #inequality we see
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
once
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Be useful, engaging, humorous, use #hashtags, track ur links. A tweet w/o a link is like a day w/o chocolate: edible but a little less tasty
How long can you go without a tweet?
usually less than 1 hour
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
we have dreams about this
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
big fans of @SusanneUre though it's hard to keep up w her volume!
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
that it's a fad & that it's not effective to mobilize activists
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
naturally all of Oxfam's accts! also @hrw @treehugger @GdnDevelopment @alertnet @decappeal @MissionMANNA & various #UN agencies
How do you decide what to tweet?
our mission guides us + instinct
Why'd you start tweeting?
saw an oppty to use #socialmedia for good
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes, we write shorter now.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
well, we have had a couple #Tweetdeck mis-tweets :)