'I'm Big on Twitter' Infographic Predicts Emmy Award Winners

By: Corinne Guirgis - Published: Aug 8, 2011 • References: columnfivemedia and holykaw.alltop
The power of Twitter to enhance celebrities' cultural relevance, raise their public profile and self-promote is incredibly clear on this 'I'm Big on Twitter' infographic, which sets out to predict this year's Emmy award winners based on the nominee's respective social media influence.

With a breakdown of Twitter popularity based on sheer numbers, the infographic shows just how is buzzing in the Land of Dreams, from actors to television shows in a variety of genres, including reality, late-night talk and sitcom. Going so far as to quote celebrity tweets who were nominated for awards this year, the infographic covers everyone from Jimmy Fallon to Alec Baldwin, Jane Lynch and Bill Maher.

Implications - Social media has changed the face of stardom and celebrity by connecting fans and detractors to pop culture icons in a way that feels personal. Audiences and consumers have the power to influence the direction and influence of certain celebrity careers using these available tools.