Four Black Techies to Follow on Twitter

Tired of seeing the same people, tweeting about the same stuff? Recharge your feed and diversify your follows with the coolest, most tech savvy of the Black Twitteratti. They have the hottest tech trends and advice for techies like you!

Digital Undivided Diva: @KathrynFinney -  She’s got big hair, a big heart for fashion and even bigger ideas. Kathryn Finney is the founder of digitalundivided, a platform that aims to bridge the digital information gap for women and minorities. When you visit her Twitter page, you’ll see that Kathryn has a passion for redefining the perception of Black women and people in technology. She uses her Twitter presence to encourage her 12,000 followers to think as big as possible, every day. She also participates in #didtechtalk, digitalundivided’s weekly Twitter chat that engages, encourages and educates people of color in the tech space. 


Jamie Broadnax: @BlackGirlNerds - A few years back, Jamie Broadnax searched the term “black girl nerds,” and not one thing came up. Unbelievable, right? Since that fateful day, she became the brainpower behind Black Girl Nerds – a platform dedicated to Black girls who find interest in topics like comic books, sci-fi, anime, robotics, and beyond. Jamie’s Black Girl Nerds Twitter account totes more than 18,000 followers.


Wayne Sutton: @waynesutton - Wayne Sutton is a designer, digital media thought leader, angel investor in training, and more. They don’t call him “Social Wayne” for nothing. He believes in the power of social media to build brands, empower communities and foster creativity. Wayne is the general partner at BUILDUP, a global impact firm that is designed to connect, mentor and educate “techpreneurs” across the world. With everything Wayne has going on, social media is an easy way to share with his Twitter followers. If you’re an entrepreneur wanting to learn how to change the world using technology, Wayne is a must follow for you. 


The Social Media Samurai: @TrueOmegaNexus - Jason Francis is a blogger that covers the hottest tech trends and pop culture. He’s also a lover of social media and what it can do for you personally and professionally. This self-proclaimed “Social Media Samurai” is an NYC Blerd with more than 10 years of blogging and online promotional experience – which he shares on his blog, The Social Media Samurai. Jason has worked with big brands as a social media specialist who excels at live content syndication. In other words, he’s a live-tweeting beast. Get into his tweets!

Whether you’re looking to up your social media knowledge, stay up to date on the latest comic book release or get some much needed advice on tips for entering the tech industry – these Black techies are the perfect follows for you.