South End is one of the more social media savvy neighborhoods in Charlotte. The people who live, work and play in South End are also tweeting, liking, posting, instagramming and pinning. As many folks are about to descend upon Charlotte for the Democratic National Convention, we’ve put togther a Twitter Resource List for most common Hashtags, Local Charlotte Media, Local Charlotte Folks and DNC Related Twitter Accounts that will help you navigate the Charlotte Twitterverse. If you see something that needs to be corrected or clarified, let us know. If there is something we have left off or you think should be added please share.
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CNN’s ireports: http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-833639
Hashtags (DNC and Charlotte):
#DNC – Democratic National Committee. The Democratic National Committee plans the Party’s quadrennial presidential nominating convention; promotes the election of Party candidates with both technical and financial support; and works with national, state, and local party organizations, elected officials, candidates, and constituencies to respond to the needs and views of the Democratic electorate and the nation.
#DNCC – Democratic National Convention Committee. DNCC is the official arm of the Democratic National Committee responsible for planning and organizing the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.
#DNCdelegate – Tag DNC Delegates will be using
#POTUS – President of the United States of America
#FLOTUS – First Lady of the United States of America
#theppl -The PPL is located at Packard Place, a startup incubator in uptown Charlotte. We have over 20,000 sq. ft. of coworking and event space, just a few blocks from the DNC’s two primary convention venues: Bank of America Stadium and Time Warner Cable Arena. See for yourself! We’ll have amenities such as: Fast internet, Ample electrical outlets, On-site food and drink, Equipment check-in and Production studios. Additionally, The PPL will have a curated series of press conferences, round-table discussions, special guests, and educational sessions available to guests of The PPL during the day, helping to connect the independent media community with civic leaders and foster open dialogue. At night, the PPL’s parties, shows, and performances will showcase local talent and provide opportunities for fun and networking
#cltcc – Charlotte City Council
#meckbocc – Mecklenburg County Commission
#cltmusic – use for sharing or searching for Charlotte music
#cltbeer – use for searching or sharing the great local craft beer in Charlotte
#clttraffic – use for questions or info about Charlotte traffic
#cltwx – use for Charlotte weather updates and info
Charlotte Local Media
@WBTV_News – CBS Affiliate in Charlotte
@WSOC_TV – ABC Affiliate in Charlotte
@FoxCharlotte – Fox Affiliate in Charlotte
@WFAE – Charlotte’s NPR News Source
@wbtradio – Charlotte’s news, weather and traffic station
@CBJnewsroom – Charlotte Business Journal
@CharlotteMag – The city magazine for Charlotte, NC
@thecharpost – A print media outlet to empower,enlighten and impact the African-American community
@CharlotteSPJ – Greater Charlotte Society of Professional Journalism
@ppldnc – Charlotte’s non-partisan home for bloggers & independent media during the 2012 Democratic National Convention
Local Charlotte Tweeters
Local Media – Twitter List for Local CLT Reporters (so many that a twitter list necessary)
People – @jruckman, @lbstewart, @LZBarrett, @Greenmarketguy, @WilsonShow, @wxbrad, @Tameka_Green, @Dbirdy, @iftheshoefits, @marynewsom, @yarby, @tvphotog17, @CrystalDempsey, @chrisharrington, @CLTChamberBob, @LisaHoffman, @rthurmond, @JosieMazz, @KatieMcKiever, @anadivins, @briandfrancis, @anthonyfoxx, @Ape_Smith, @Mahoney, @NathanRichie, @TonyaJameson @danielroselli, @jmitchem, @McBride, @TheClothier @summerplum, @billvoth, @thefriendraiser, @HollidayInk, @mcurtisnc3 , @AishaThinker, @mamakoid, @lindsaywynne
Restaurants – Twitter List for Charlotte Restaurants
Food Trucks – Twitter List for Charlotte Food Trucks
DNC Related Tweeters (Political)
@BarackObama – The #POTUS
@MichelleObama – The #FLOTUS
@JoeBiden – The #VPOTUS
@Charlottein2012 – Charlotte in 2012 Host Committee for Democratic National Convention
@CharlotteNCgov – Official twitter feed for The City of Charlotte. Will have important announcements about DNC 2012
@DemConvention – Democratic National Convention Committee
@NCDemParty – North Carolina Democratic Party
@OFA_NC – Obama for America NC – Official Obama for America – NC account
@DNCRental – DNC Rental Property
@MeckDems – Mecklenburg County Democratic Party
@DemocratWire – Election news for Democratic Party
DNC Related Tweeters (Experiences/Events)
@PresExperience – American Experience, tribute to American history in town during DNC 2012
@UnityCharlotte – CLTs defining LGBT event of DNC2012. Save the date for 09.02.12!
@boxmanstudios – Charlotte based business that converts shipping containers into cool usable spaces. Running a fun contest during #DNC2012. Find their shipping containers, snap a pic and cleverly share to @boxmanstudios and #InTheWild.