What's your best tweet?
Our first: What hath God wrought! http://tinyurl.com/6bkmwo
What are six things you could never do without?
Understanding of our past. Our treasured collections. Visitors (online and in-person!). Learning, imagination, challenging ideas.
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
Bringing American history and the nation's treasures to life, one tweet at a time.
What feature should Twitter add?
A way to archive all tweets (or at least our own) for posterity!
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
George Washington. Oh, wait! He does (@GeoWashington).
Why should we vote for you?
Museums are just starting to figure out what social media can do for our visitors. Help us show that we're on the right path!
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
#historyrocksbecause #iremember #iheartthestarspangledbanner #museumsmatter #protectthepast
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
We've gotten to know a lot of cool foodies who *love* Julia Child and her kitchen at the Smithsonian.
How do you make your tweets unique?
We take the events that happened on this day in history and connect them to the unique, treasured objects that belong to the American public.
How long can you go without a tweet?
When history stops being made, we'll stop tweeting about it.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
We've never been so closely connected with people who share a passion for American history (or are interested in learning about it).
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
We can tell you what the world was like 10 years ago...