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    new to twitter

    Could I get some help setting up my follow list? I'm interested in Cyclone athletics, College Basketball, astrophysics, national/international news, someone funny... what am I missing? Anyone have a list of "must follows"? Here's what I have so far and I'm looking for Ben Bruns.

    ChrisMWilliams
    ISUMayor32
    BiggsTRONg
    JonRothstein
    widertnattylt
    ISUCy - Iowa State Athletics
    cyclonefanatic - CycloneFanatic.com
    JWABC5 - John Walters
    ISUCoachFen - Bill Fennelly
    MurphyKeith - Keith Murphy
    CycloneMBB - Cyclone Basketball
    ESPN_Big12 - David Ubben ESPN
    CycloneFB - Cyclone Football







    Thanks!


    Last edited by Cyrok; 11-01-2011 at 02:08 PM. Reason: Found CW

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    ISUCy - Iowa State Athletics
    cyclonefanatic - CycloneFanatic.com
    goiowastate - Go Iowa State
    SteveMalchow - Steve Malchow
    JWABC5 - John Walters
    billyfennelly - Billy Fennelly
    BobbyLaGesse - Bobby La Gesse
    ISUCoachFen - Bill Fennelly
    MurphyKeith - Keith Murphy
    CycloneMBB - Cyclone Basketball
    CycloneWBB - Cyclone Basketball
    CycloneVB - Cyclone Volleyball
    ESPN_Big12 - David Ubben ESPN
    CycloneFB - Cyclone Football




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    Istatefb - Istatefb The Twitter Account of the Iowa State Football Coaches Office
    CoachTomHerman - Tom Herman




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    @BlairKerkhoff
    @KyleGAdema
    @TravisHalm
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    Re: new to twitter

    Thanks so much.

    Is there any kind of recommended limit on how many you can follow before it's too much clutter?



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    Re: new to twitter

    Here are some good ones. If you want more, go check out my twitter followers: i_oconnor. (The ones I bolded are especially good, IMO)

    @jimrome
    @MURPHnANDY
    @brentblum
    @SklarBrothers
    @RandyPete
    @MurphyKeith
    @Ken_Rosenthal
    @UniWatch
    @SoundOFF13
    @JPosnanski
    @Buster_ESPN
    @slmandel
    @schadjoe
    @BobbyLaGesse
    @AdamSchefter
    @AaronBoone_ESPN
    @notthefakeSVP
    @karlravechespn
    @darrenrovell
    @davidubben
    @si_vault
    @PeteThamelNYT
    @SPORTSbyBROOKS


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    Re: new to twitter

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyrok View Post
    Thanks so much.

    Is there any kind of recommended limit on how many you can follow before it's too much clutter?
    The key is using lists to filter the people you follow. I'm currently at 500.



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    Re: new to twitter

    @robdelaney is especially hilarious
    @pattonoswalt
    @neilbrennan
    @GottliebShow
    @darrenrovell (sports business)


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    Re: new to twitter

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyrok View Post
    Thanks so much.

    Is there any kind of recommended limit on how many you can follow before it's too much clutter?
    That will depend on how avid you'll be in following Twitter, if you only check once a week than it isn't too useful to follow more than a couple dozen. If you follow a couple times a day then you can follow 50-100 and probably not run into too much trouble. I find myself losing track of some w/ my personal twitter (following 280+) and I check quite often...

    BTW, another person to follow if you're interested in MBB recruiting (see my signature)



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    Re: new to twitter

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    The key is using lists to filter the people you follow. I'm currently at 500.

    Bingo, get started on lists early or else it gets tough to go back and reorganize... I currently follow almost 1500 on my main account and still don't think it's too cluttered.



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