Today, Twitter celebrates its 10th anniversary. Since its founding, Twitter has exploded into a global digital engagement platform bringing news and information directly to and in the palms of the hand of any citizen. Twitter has also served as great place to learn interesting tidbits and breaking news on politics, pop culture and live events on Jamaican and Caribbean culture. From live commentary to trending hashtags, Jamaicans on island and worldwide in the diaspora have brought their own flavor and lingo to the Twitterverse.
Here are 12 Jamaicans You Should Be Following on Twitter:
@terriKarelle – Pop culture, live entertainment events, Gleaner digital news
@DeikaMorrison – kids, philanthropy, politics
@caroleBeckford – sports, culture
@bigblackbarry – social commentary
@gordonswaby – business, tech
@fluffymisskitty – pop culture
@faeellington – media, politics
@iamyendi – pop culture, lifestyle
@kacifen – fashion, pop culture
@zacharding – business, politics, marketing
@oohalam – Politics, Law
@DahliaHarris – culture, social commentary
If you have other suggestions of other colorful, interesting and informed Jamaicans on Twitter, please share your recommendations in the comments below.
About the Author
Marlon A. Hill is an international business and entertainment attorney with the law firm of Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP in Miami and former Jamaican Diaspora Advisory Board member for the Southern United States. Follow him @MarlonAHill @HMBLegal.