When it comes to who we follow on Twitter, it is pretty much each to their own. We follow individuals who interest us, make us laugh or make us think, and as a diverse society, we know that each person has their own preferences of who they wish to fill up their Twitter feed. Here are 5 interesting Twitter profiles of 2010 that will surely offer some substance to your Twitter stream, whether it’s for their wit and charm, intelligence or simple Twitter appeal, here are the top 5 contenders for the Heavy Chef Tweeter of 2010.
Chris Roper (@ChrisRoperZA)
If you are looking for a spoonful of sarcasm and a sprinkling of candid tweeting, then Chris Roper is your man. Editor of the Mail and Guardian Online, Chris tweets about life as we know it, with references to good food, stupid people as well as tweeting about the bizarre acts of life that just make you wonder.
Paulo Coelho (@paulocoelho)
Sometimes written in Portuguese, other times in English, this author is a keen tweeter and his tweets are inspirational and enlightening. Short, sweet and to the point, Paulo Coelho makes you think and there is no doubt that his tweets are utterly retweetable.
Richard Branson (@richardbranson)
If you are looking for something motivational, then Richard Branson is your man. This entrepreneur tweets about initiatives that he is interested in as well as causes that he feels are making a change. Right now, Richard is completing 60 questions for his 60th year, a series of Youtube videos that lets Branson fans find out a little more about the man himself.
Jimmy Carr (@jimmycarr)
Many of us are disappointed by comedians who feature on Twitter because when we expect them to be funny, and they really aren’t. Enter Jimmy Carr. His hilarious one-liners are highly entertaining and you can also find out “where in the world in Jimmy Carr” – if you interested, of course.
Bill Maher (@billmaher)
Probably one of the most controversial guys on twitter and known for his strong opinion concerning religion, Bill Maher is outspoken about everything and anything and this guy doesn’t care who challenges him. He tweets a lot about religion, politics and the state of the economy, just to name a few.
These are only five of many Twitter users that really say what they mean and mean what they say and this is why we follow, @ reply and retweet them. Who is your top Twitter profile that you follow and why? Let us know!