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20 of the World's Most Clever Twitter Bios in 2011 and How Clever They Remain Today
Posted on February 24th 2014
Some 29 months ago Mark Schaefer blogged about clever biographies of Twitter users.
I was curious how many of those bios remain intact today, which changed, and whether any accounts changed names or were deleted.
6 Deleted Accounts
Living one day at a time, with a fresh baked cookie. Okay. And with a coffee. And maybe some chocolate. But I promise to take my vitamins.
Coffee-Drinker, eReader Addict, Mom, Blogger. I’m very busy and important.
90% of your problems can be solved by marketing. Solving the other 10% just requires good procrastination skills.
I used to love my old twitter account, then everyone from work found me. This is my new account.
HOLY CRAP I’M GOING TO BE A DAD! Oh yea, I work in email marketing & I like craft beer too.
I’m real and I hope some of my followers are too.
4 Account Bios the Same
Insert pretentious crap about myself here.
I have been called a PollyAnna, sugar-coated idealist. I like to think of myself as more optimistic than that.
I’ve never been a millionaire but I just know I’d be darling at it.
Why talk when you can mock? Why hide your Face like I got Mace? Is it all an act or just a Fact. Maybe if you didn’t drool, you’d be cool. Ran out of room boom.
10 Account Bios Changed
THEN: I’ve learned I don’t know anything. Have also learned that people will pay for what I know. Life is good.
NOW: Roustabout, gadabout, knockabout. #psychology #speaking
THEN: Buddy, can you paradigm?
NOW: See, think, do differently. We help marketing change agents create transformative b2b brands that disrupt market conventions.
THEN: Nerdfighter. Determined dreamer. Has ambitions to be crazy cat lady if marrying various celebrity crushes proves impossible.
NOW: Nerdfighter. Determined dreamer. Writer. Has ambitions to be crazy cat lady if marrying various celebrity crushes proves impossible.
THEN: Viestintäpäällikkö, Alexandria Pankkiiriliike Oyj. Yhteisöviestinnän opiskelija @ JY. Salibandyintoilija ja ruokaharrastaja. Twiitit yksityishenkilönä.
(Translation: Communications, Alexandria Securities Corporation. Organizational Communication student @ JY. Floorball Enthusiast and food enthusiast. Tweets in a personal capacity.)
NOW: Urheilu, ruoka ja aidot asiat pitävät mielen liikkeessä, salibandy @O2JKL nostaa sykettä. Alexandria-konsernin viestintä ja markkinointi täyttää arkipäivät.
(Translation: Sports, food, and real things keep the mind in motion, floorball @ O2JKL raise your heart rate. Alexandria’s communications and marketing to meet on weekdays.)
THEN: I’m really a giant cupcake. Afraid of roller coasters and dry ice
NOW: MC1R. Digital Production Assistant at @LuckyMagazine. I watch Jurassic Park every week. Also a pretty legit baker.
THEN: I’m not smart. I just wear glasses.
NOW: Mixtape aficionado. Talkative introvert. Producer at @Raidious. I’m not smart. I just wear glasses.
THEN: I’m just a boy, standing in front of the world, asking you to follow me.
NOW: Chief Marketing Officer at @bpvcapitalmgmt, College Professor, Lawyer, Blogging on Leadership, Business, Marketing and Social Media, and lover of Craft Beer
@iMadiD (now at @NomadMadi)
THEN: do not judge me before u know me, but just to inform u, you won’t like me
NOW: A Nomad in search for the perfect burger. Do not judge me before you know me, but just to inform you, you wont like me
THEN: A human. Being.
NOW: A human. Being and communicating with and about other beings and things. Into smart people, provocative thinking and fresh perspectives on selling stuff.
THEN: I’m a Basset Hound aficionado with a mouth like a Syphilitic sailor.
NOW: I’m a Basset Hound aficionado with a mouth like a Syphilitic sailor. I earn my keep as a Producer|Writer|Director|Story Editor|Actress|Wife|Stepmom|Mom. Yup.
It looks like @jfloyd changed the most while everyone else added new text to the beginning or end of their 2011 bio. I’m not surprised people change bios; I do all the time. But I am surprised four bios are the same.
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