So now that you have Twitter you have probably followed coworkers, clients, and friends. But you may be interested in more then what your coworker did over the weekend.
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 daily lives just by following them.
Here are 7 of the more interesting people who you should be following on Twitter:
Conan O’Brien: This talk-show host is a master of the absurd. His posts are always witty and clever. If you’re looking to follow somebody that will give you a mid-day chuckle, follow @ConanOBrien. Also, he doesn’t promote his show through his tweets.
Marissa Mayer: Mayer is the first female engineer at Google, you can get a glimpse into the life of a tech expert as well as learn some interesting things about Google by following her @Marissamayer.
Mike Massimino: Head in the clouds? Then follow @Astro_Mike, the Twitter home to NASA astronaut Mike Massimino. This astronaut can provide you with the inside scoop on life at NASA and a glimpse into what it’s like to go into space. (He also made a recent cameo on the Tv show The Big Bang Theory. And, yes, he tweeted about it.)
Rainn Wilson: Chances are you’ll know Rainn better as Dwight Schrute from The Office. If you find his character quirky and entertaining, you might also enjoy his tweets. Follow @Rainnwilson. Here is a recent Tweet from him: “If I had a bird, I would call it James VanDerBeak.”
Ryan Penagos: If you love comics, you have to know Ryan Penagos. He’s the editorial director of Marvel Comics. He’s also a busy Tweeter at @Agent_M. Penagos and recently Tweeted regarding a new Spider-Man video game and gave his thoughts on his favorite comics. He likes the work of writer Brian Michael Bendis.
Barack Obama: Maybe you didn’t vote for him, but Barack Obama is the president of the United States. How can you not follow his Twitter feed? Have a look at what the Commander in Chief has to say at @BarackObama.
Bill Gates: Bill Gates has made an undeniable impact in the tech world. Learn what’s going on in his life and about the charitable causes he and his wife support @BillGates.