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Twitter 101: Big names investors should follow

There are plenty of power players on Twitter, but there are a few big name investors and company execs that are absolute must-follows.

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Listed below are some of the names that are moving markets with their tweets and are constantly being watched by the business community.

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For example, it's estimated that activist investor Carl Icahn, who is on the list, moved $18 billion in Apple with just three tweets.

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Carl Icahn
Majority shareholder of Icahn Enterprises
Bill Gross
Co-founder of Pacific Investment Management
Elon Musk
Tesla CEO
Marissa Mayer
Yahoo CEO
Tim Cook
Apple CEO
; Warren Buffett
Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
Dick Costolo
Twitter CEO

Also be sure to follow Twitter @Twitter and its investor relations account at @TwitterIR.

By CNBC's Cadie Thompson. Follow her on Twitter @CadieThompson.

Technology

  • Mark Hurd, co-president of Oracle Corp.

    Oracle delivered second-quarter earnings of 69 cents per share on $9.60 billion in revenue, topping expectations on the top and bottom lines.

  • Uber said Wednesday that it would begin a new series of measures to boost safety at the ride-sharing startup—including biometric and voice screening for drivers.

  • Actors James Franco (L) and Seth Rogen attend the Premiere of Columbia Pictures' 'The Interview' at The Theatre at Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles.

    The Sony Pictures Entertainment comedy at the center of a devastating cyber attack is facing another obstacle — rival studios. Re/code reports.

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