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Natalie Imbruglia: Stars on Twitter


Natalie Imbruglia (@natimbruglia) responding to a fan on Twitter. natalieimbruglia

While a number of stars are still using Twitter for broadcast (get an intern to tweet 140 char press releases linking to full press release) more and more are using the online community Twitter in a social way. I blogged about the stoush between Perez Hilton and Ashton Kutcher where Ashton told Perez that basically he was just miffed because the blogger was being disintermediated – why do fans need people to blog/New Idea about celebrities when the celebs will tell us themselves through their own channel?

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When it’s not Natalie, her management team (see above)  sign tweets E.M. (Egg Management). And there is a beautiful irony here – time after time in social networks I see the representatives become as ‘big’ a star as the stars themselves.  The community manager often is very popular, a known and *cough* loved entity. Very funny, this transference.

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A sound engineer – knowingly or unknowingly – has revealed privileged information about Natalie’s upcoming performances in Europe. private-show-natalie-twitter

That was her response (and we know it’s Natalie because there’s no sign off of EM, and there is plenty of space/characters left to type that). If you are a massive fan of Natalie Imbruglia’s these private insights into an unknown world are gold. Much better than airbrushed posters or photoshopped lies in trash magazines. Not that we don’t love that trash too. Heh.

Wonder if she DM’d him with a personal ticket to the show in Prague?

PS the main page Thumbnail shows Nat’s boobs, not her head. Dunno why, they aren’t that great. *miffed*

Laurel Papworth

Named by Forbes™ Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, named Head of Industry, Social Media (Marketing Magazine™) and in the Power150 Media bloggers (AdAge™). CERT IV Training and Assessment certified trainer (Diplomas and Certificates etc) Adult Education. Laurel has manager Facebook Pages for Junior Masterchef, Idol, Big Brother etc. and have consulted on private online communities for banks Westpac, not for profits UNHCR & governments in SE Asia. Lecturer, social media, University of Sydney for 10 years and Laurel has 11,000 online students. Laurel Papworth personally connects to 6 million followers online and has taught around 100,000 people in the last 10 years how to be social media managers.

11 thoughts on “Natalie Imbruglia: Stars on Twitter

  1. How Natalie Imbruglia uses Twitter (@natimbruglia) http://twurl.nl/2umaby and what her sound engineer said 😛

  2. Blogger Laurel Papworth wrote about Natalie Imbruglia’s twitter and about my question to Natalie: http://tinyurl.com/q8gmua

  3. Hello, I am the fan that asked the question (see also my twitter). Sadly, Natalie didn’t DM me a ticket. Nice article, didn’t realise/notice before that the answer wasn’t signed off by Egg Management.

  4. It’s fascinating watching the stars Twitter – some use it well and others just highlight why they needed PR agencies in the first place to protect them from themselves.

    My personal favourite was the drunk @Wil_Anderson Twittering from the Logies.

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