Our Tweetstorm for Tony is TOMORROW, Monday April 20th, 2015 @ 1pmEST.
If you need to convert the 1pmEST to your location, visit http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html (see/click the graphic at the end of his post for more info)
Also check out the countdown clock for the Tweetstorm at this link: http://www.arewethere.yt/Tweetstorm-For-@TonyTiger2000—April-20–2015-@-1pmEST/21256.htm#
We’ll be posting a tweetsheet and the hashtag to use on Monday April 20th at 12:30pmest.
Please feel free to use the picture of Tony in this post for your Facebook and/or Twitter profile picture.
Thanks for your support!
Click the graphic below to visit: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html
Tony is a finalist for a Shorty Award for the second year in a row in the “Non-Human” Category. (Please note voting ended February 19th, 2015.)
Tony’s Shorty Awards Campaign highlights his use of Twitter to raise awareness for captive U.S. tigers.
Watch his video:
We thought it would be a great idea to hold a Tweetstorm to show our support for Tony and to recognize his status as an ambassador for captive tigers.
So if you tweet, join us on Twitter ~ Monday April 20th, 2015 ~ and GET LOUD for TONY! We’d like to demonstrate the awesome support and love he has worldwide and that he deserves a Shorty Award as recognition for his strong social media presence on this important issue.
If you don’t Tweet, we’ve created a Facebook event you can join to show your support: https://www.facebook.com/events/1439167329711107/
The Shorty Awards Ceremony is also on Monday April 20th and begins at 6:30pmest.
Our Tweetstorm will highlight Tony’s story, his Shorty Awards Campaign, how captive tigers are exploited, and what you can do to help them.
At 12:30pmEST on Monday April 20th, we’ll be posting a link here, on Twitter and Facebook, with pre-made tweets (feel free to use your own too) and the hashtag to use. Be sure to follow @TonyTiger2000 & @FreeTonyTiger.
PLEASE START TWEETING AT 1PMEST on APRIL 20, 2015!!
- Don’t tweet too much the day of (before) the event.
- Our Tweetstorm will last one hour.
- Copy+Paste tweets are fast, or use the pre-made tweets we’ll be posting Monday along with the hashtag to use. Retweets (RTs) do not count when trying to get a hashtag to trend!
- Always include the hashtag in every tweet!
Please share this post and the picture in this post! Easy share buttons below. Thanks for your support!
KEEP ROARING FOR TONY & CAPTIVE TIGERS!
Thanks to @junibelle for posting this video of Tony recently.
If you visit Tony, please take pictures, video and share with us.
Tag “Tony” on Instagram @TonyTheTruckStopTiger or tweet us @FreeTonyTiger or @TonyTiger2000.
You can also email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks to Ricky Gervais and Ian Somerhalder for tweeting about Tony recently on Twitter. Follow Tony on Twitter: @TonyTiger2000 and @FreeTonyTiger. Mr. Gervais also posted Tony’s story on his Facebook page where it has so far received almost 1800 LIKES, over 100 comments and 500 shares! Social networking is such a great way to help Tony. So keep tweeting, posting and ROARING for this beautiful tiger!
Ricky Gervais’ tweet for Tony included a link to our Dodo community post and ALDF’s video of Tony:
Ian retweeted this tweet by Tony and it got over 500 retweets:
CLICK TONY’S PICTURE TO NOMINATE HIM FOR A SHORTY AWARD!!
Nominations for the Shorty Awards end TONIGHT – Thursday February 19th, 2015 at 11:59pmEST!
If you have a Twitter account please vote for Tony and help raise awareness for him and captive tigers in the United States.
It’s so easy to vote! Options:
1. Click Tony’s picture in this post, you’ll get a “Share a link with your followers” box. Then just click the Tweet button. Please be sure to leave the #nonhuman hashtag in the tweet.
2. Visit: http://shortyawards.com/TonyTiger2000?category=nonhuman Add your reason why you’re nominating Tony and click Tweet Your Nomination! Please leave the category as Non-Human!
3. On Twitter: Send a tweet that starts with:
I nominate @TonyTiger2000 for a Shorty Award in #nonhuman because…
(Votes must have a reason after “because…” or they won’t count!)
Note: Retweeted nominations and tweets starting with @replies do not count toward the rankings. Voting for the same person in the same category more than once just replaces the text of your original vote; it does not count as an additional vote.
Please share this post…easy share buttons below…ROAR FOR TONY!!