Social media is a game of numbers, the more people in your network the broader your reach when branding and promoting. No place is that more evident than on Twitter. Anyone thatâ€™s played the follow back game knows reciprocation is just not that easyâ€”especially when dealing with someone the likes of Oprah Winfrey. While the multimedia mogul and billionaire businesswoman has a Twitter following over six million, her list of handles worth following tops out at a mere 33. Curious as to who these chosen few are, BlackEnterprise.com peered through @Oprahâ€™s timeline to see if the Oprah Effect translates to Twitter as well.
Anslem Samuel, Senior Producer, has been a culture critic and entertainment journalist for over 10 years. After a four-year stint as Culture Editor at The Source, the New York native became the founding Editor-in-Chief of The Ave, an independent quarterly publication that combined entertainment, social issues and politics. From there, he served as the Senior Editor for XXL magazine for three years before moving up the ranks to Digital Content Director for XXLMag.com. Also heading up an award-winning relationship blog, he now brings his lifestyle expertise to BlackEnterprise.com