43 Twitter Accounts Everyone In San Francisco Should Be Following
Because actually working is overrated.
The seagulls always show up towards the end of a Giants games, and watching for them can bring excitement to a slow and/or boring game. They have their own Twitter account, where they — naturally — make a lot of jokes about bread.
If you're into perpetuating Marina stereotypes, you'll love this entire feed of creepshots of diamond rings spotted on the 30X bus, which runs express from the Marina to downtown.
Karl's pretty much a local celebrity in San Francisco. We like seeing Karl's hilarious tweets, but love it when he spends the weekend out-of-town.
Darth is the steadfastedly anonymous account of a Bay Area denizen who loves dogs and red pandas, and who does some amazing Photoshop work, including his annual holiday season blitz of 'shopping Santa hats onto the profile pic of basically everyone who asks.
Brevity is the soul of meterology.
Dan's a cool PR dude who tweets about the Lower Haight, beer and other less important topics.
Follow BART_ebooks for a delightful series of nicely timed BART sign pics that form a very Bay Area word salad.
Olu is a Mission-based social media consultant who serves up some hilarious local observations and is also a one-man retweeting machine (of tweets that are actually superb).
If some weird shit ends up on Capp Street, this account is going to find it. And post a picture of it. A true public service.
Burrito Justice writes for Mission Mission and posts solid tweets about bruuh life in San Francisco.
One of the Bay's most famous drag queens, Peaches is the lady to follow if you want scoops on the hottest drag shows around the country.
Even if you aren't a medical patient, @SFmarijuana tweets plenty of local deals and news on both medical and recreational marijuana news.
They also post links to places to get an evaluation, so get yourself a script, then check their feed for a tip on the best dispensary to get yourself some green.
TechCrunch's Cutler does some phenomenal work on San Francisco's housing and homelessness crisis, among other things.
If earnest parody accounts that send out a steady stream of dad jokes is your thing (which, no judgment!), definitely hit follow on this one.
Eireann is the partner of Oakland A's pitcher Sean Doolittle and knows how to crack a relevant joke or fifty.
Edwin Lee (AKA Mayor Lee) runs a pretty standard Politician Twitter Account. He, or his assistant, tweets frequently about local issues, and never shies away from showing support for the LGBT community.
SF is a glossy, award-winning monthly known for its hard-hitting features.
Local writer and former SFist editor Andrew Dalton is Funny and Smart.
Based in SF, Women 2.0 is an organization that now hosts events for women in tech across the country. Their local events are insightful and a great place to connect with other Bay Area women working in technology.
Stuart Schuffman is a travel writer and TV host who tweets event ticket giveaways, funny blog posts and some fucking funny SF-related jokes.
Pretty much what you'd expect.
Greg's blog N Judah Chronicles nicely skewers Sunset living, but he's a solid follow even if you don't suffer on the Muni Metro every day.
If you're a local cat lover and haven't been to the Cat Town Cafe in Oakland, make a reservation im-meow-diately. (Sorry.)
The main purpose of their Twitter account is to help lovable cats find permanent homes, but they also retweet plenty of pictures from visitors admiring the cats currently calling the cafe home.
The official account of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission may not sound that exciting, but they actually post fun pics and tips on saving water, which are especially useful during times of drought.
It's the official account for San Francisco visitor information, but also a good account for locals to follow for the schmaltzier side of Bay living.
Ratter is devoted, among other things, to publishing a photo of a San Francisco street turd on the daily.
Craig is the founder of Craigslist and uses his Twitter account to share his progressive views on local and national politics.
He's also apparently a fan of Orphan Black.
The mysterious TK is 40 going on 28, and tweets frequently about entertainment and pop culture, but with an SF twist.
If the ocean could talk and were a little surlier, this would be its vox.
Because adorable animal photos never get old.
A must follow for updates on nerd life in SF.
Follow ex-Bay Area resident Mike for tech news, pictures of his dog, his irrepressible faving habit and other garbage. (Just kidding, he is great.)
From the same people who brought you FunCheapSF.com, Johnny Funcheap tweets about frugal things to do in the city.
They're friends of the San Francisco Public Library, and they tweet content for all of us SF book lovers.
Best of all: they share news about local book sales!
Helping the city with its goal of zero waste by 2020.
From the blog known for its real estate porn, Curbed SF tweets things that practically anyone interested in the wild world of SF real estate will find interesting.
Although beer week only happens once a year in SF, during off season their Twitter account posts about local beer events and parties. Also, BEER.
Ride your bike frequently in the city? Follow @sfbike so you stay in the know on bike trail closures and local bicycle enthusiast events.
Clara is the co-editor of Mother Jones, and why are you not following her already? You should be following her already.
Sunday Streets and bottomless mimosa brunches are a timeless SF combination.
It should come as no surprise that Bacon Bacon posts bacon porn. They also tweet updates on where to find their truck.