8 Black Techies Every Blerd Should Follow on Twitter


Mario Armstrong

Mario Armstrong @MarioArmstrong

With over 18,000 followers on Twitter, Mario Armstrong is one of the most popular Black techies on the social media site. In addition to tweeting interesting tech news, he also shares inspirational messages and appears on NBC’s Today Show to discuss some of technology’s latest trends and other digital lifestyle topics. Many people already know Armstrong as an Emmy Award-winning radio and TV talk show host.

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Kathryn Finney @KathrynFinney

Kathryn Finney has dedicated much of her time to breaking down barriers for Black women in the tech world. Finney is the founder of DigitalUndivided, a platform that aims to close the digital information gap for women and people of color. Much of her Twitter feed is dedicated to that cause and mirrors those sentiments. With over 12,000 followers and a big personality, Finney has become quite the social media socialite in the tech industry.