This Twitter Question Went Viral: Replicate With Your Own

June 5, 2019

A Vancouver city planner has gone viral with a seemingly random question he posed on his Twitter account Sunday. The question Brent Toderian posed:

The replies instantly started to flood in, so Toderian created a Twitter poll. As of Tuesday afternoon, he had more than 9,300 votes.

He had 3,400-plus responses in less than a day. Thirty-one percent of respondents answered “cars” (despite Toderian saying “other than cars”); 29% said “guns”; 25% answered “single-use plastic”; and 15% answered “smoking.” Other popular answers included golf courses, litter, and “people.”

Surveys, polls, and contests can be a way to engage your followers on social media. Here are some tips to learn more:

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