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Five best celebrities on Twitter

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Twitter is good for a couple of things — personal updates that don't belong on Facebook, promoting yourself, and following celebrities. There's a reason so many musicians and actors have verified Twitter accounts. It gives them a chance to connect with fans (if they want to), release official statements, make announcements, and overall seem less like this untouchable, otherworldly being and more like regular people.

Some celebrities take tweeting very seriously, some use their accounts strictly for promotional purposes, some probably shouldn't tweet at all — but some are really amazing. Here are five of the best celebrities to follow on Twitter.

1. Kanye West

Twitter handle: @kanyewest

Why you should follow: Kanye used to be the master of tweets, even once inspiring Josh Groban to dramatically sing them aloud on a late-night show (see video above). Most of his tweets were written in capital letters and they were always amazing. Although Kanye's tweets have calmed a bit since — they're in lowercase letters and his recent batch include info about his latest video — you never know when CAPS LOCK KANYE WILL RETURN.

Sample tweets:

  • Man…ninjas are kind of cool…I just don’t know any personally
  • I make awesome decisions in bike stores!!!
  • Sometimes I get emotional over fonts
  • I hate when I’m on a flight and I wake up with a water bottle next to me like oh great now I gotta be responsible for this water bottle
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