Friday, March 7th, 2014
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You Are What You Tweet

Are you what you tweet? Let's say yes. Using Tweetails, we obtained the data of most-used words for different Twitter accounts. Some groupings began to suggest themselves. Certainly, some unflattering self-portraits emerged.




Sir Mix-A-Lot

Justin Bieber








Tina Brown

Nick Denton







Nicki Minaj

Mia Farrow







John Cusack

Ezra Klein







Mark Halperin

Ben Smith

Donald Trump

Erick Erickson

Jeffrey Goldberg







Michelle Malkin

Rebecca Traister







Tyra Banks

Desus







Ted Nugent

Stephen King







Sam Biddle

Jack Dorsey







Sarah Silverman

Andy Richter





Elon Green is a contributing editor to Longform.

6 Comments / Post A Comment

KarenUhOh (#19)

Sarah Silverman's has just been sold for a pilot.

whizz_dumb (#10,650)

pizza guns combination yep despicable drinking guide drivers DUDE dressed band BASEBALL brown catwoman season style commercials danny saturday cat loud bucks mood badass fuck fart deaths dudes OAKLAND beer laugh added dumb tacos pants jokes salad plus intro taste vape butts lyric feminist song

It works.

Smitros (#5,315)

Mix-A-Lot's "butt" is surprisingly small.

questingbeast (#201,738)

I enjoyed the juxtaposition of 'film cusack excellent', not seen in the same line since about 1995.

Don Is (#10,212)

There's an REM song in here somewhere.

hockeymom (#143)

Lazy question…I wanted to try this, but what does it mean when an app can "post tweets for you"? Whenever I see that I get nervous. What type of tweets?
Mine is probably boring anyway: HOCKEY, hockey, CATS, traffic.

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