Twitter is a great place to find current news and pop culture happenings in real time.

Mainstream media now consistently uses it as a source, and there is no better place to collectively watch (or hate-watch) award shows and other live events.

But your Twitter experience is only as awesome as your follow list. Simply put, you have to follow the “right” people, so that your feed has the good stuff.

Here’s a list of writers, activists, entertainers, experts and other folks you should follow to make your 2016 Twitter experience a good one.

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