The subject of many memes, inside jokes and drama; those looking to keep abreast of the never ending torrent of crypto news tend to flock to Crypto Twitter (or 'CT').
Whether or not you support a centralized platform having so much importance in a decentralized world, Twitter's widespread adoption means that you can easily take part in the discussion, and chat with thought leaders and protocol builders from all over the world.
So, without further ado, here is a short (and non-exhaustive) list of some of the best Crypto and DeFi Twitter accounts you should be following:
The Top 5 DeFi Twitter accounts to follow
Perhaps this should go without saying, but Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin is our first pick here.
Lately he has committed to tweeting more long-form tweets as opposed to regular updates - but if you want to keep informed on what's happening in Ethereum moving forwards, this is the account to follow.
The ultimate Ethereum news aggregator; Antiprosynth's work picking out the most relevant crypto tweets from the noise is valuable enough that it has even raised a sizeable Gitcoin grant from the community.
Anthony Sassano | sassal.eth
With a host of advisory and founder roles to his name, it's an understatement to say that Sassal is well-versed in crypto. Whether it's retweets on choice DeFi updates, market sentiment or memes, Sassal has the content that keeps us coming back.
Ryan Sean Adams - rsa.eth
Founder of the DeFi Newsletter Bankless, RSA's combination of unabashed DeFi-maximalism and level-headed opinions make him another star pick for our lineup.
Co-author of the EIP-1559 proposal, and co-founder of Ethhub, we chose Eric because of his focus on delivering updates on key Ethereum milestones and development progress. However he regularly tweets about DeFi and the wider ecosystem as well.
As you might have noticed by now, it's a common practice in DeFi twitter to use an ENS (similar to a domain name, but for Ethereum) as your twitter handle. This is usually a good way of identifying if someone is pro-Ethereum.
And a whole lot more...
To make it easier, we have condensed this entire section into a handy Twitter List, which you can follow.
Many more DeFi thought leaders:
Arthur_0x (DeFiance) - https://twitter.com/Arthur_0x
Chris Burniske (PlaceholderVC) - https://twitter.com/cburniske
David Hoffman (Bankless) - https://twitter.com/TrustlessState
DCInvestor - https://twitter.com/iamDCinvestor
DeFi Dad (ZapperZapper) - https://twitter.com/DeFi_Dad
Camila Russo (The Defiant) - https://twitter.com/CamiRusso
Coopahtroopa (Audius) - https://twitter.com/Cooopahtroopa
Evan Van Ness - https://twitter.com/evan_van_ness
Hayden Adams (Uniswap) - https://twitter.com/haydenzadams
Hudson Jameson - https://twitter.com/hudsonjameson
Itamar Lesuisse (Argent) - https://twitter.com/itamarl
Jake Brukhman (NFTs) - https://twitter.com/jbrukh
Kain.eth (Synthetix) - https://twitter.com/kaiynne
Larry Cermac (The Block) - https://twitter.com/lawmaster
Marc Zeller (Aave) - https://twitter.com/lemiscate
Qiao Wang (DeFi Alliance) - https://twitter.com/QwQiao
Ric Burton - https://twitter.com/ricburton
Robert Leshner (Compound) - https://twitter.com/rleshner
Scott Lewis (DeFi Pulse) - https://twitter.com/scott_lew_is
Spencer Noon (Variant) - https://twitter.com/spencernoon
Stani Kulechov (Aave) - https://twitter.com/StaniKulechov
And of course, who could forget, @EthereumMemes!
Alexintosh (PieDAO) - https://twitter.com/Alexintosh
Andre Cronje (Yearn) - https://twitter.com/AndreCronjeTech
Austin Griffith - https://twitter.com/austingriffith
banteg (Yearn) - https://twitter.com/bantg
Fernando (Balancer) - https://twitter.com/fcmartinelli
Pedro Gomes (WalletConnect) - https://twitter.com/pedrouid
Heavy irony and lots of memes
ChainLinkGod (Chainlink) - https://twitter.com/ChainLinkGod
CL207 - https://twitter.com/CL207
Degen Spartan - https://twitter.com/DegenSpartan
Private Chad - https://twitter.com/Privatechad_
SalsaTekila - https://twitter.com/SalsaTekila
Santiago R Santos - https://twitter.com/santiagoroel/
Scoopy trooples - https://twitter.com/scupytrooples
Crypto Funds, VCs & Partners
Investing in the future of finance
Paradigm (VC) - https://twitter.com/paradigm
Dan Robinson (Paradigm) - https://twitter.com/danrobinson
Arjun Balaji (Paradigm) - https://twitter.com/arjunblj
Fred Ehrsam (Paradigm) - https://twitter.com/FEhrsam
Matt Huang (Paradigm) - https://twitter.com/matthuang
Charlie Noyes (Paradigm) - https://twitter.com/_charlienoyes
Vance Spencer (Framework Ventures) - https://twitter.com/pythianism
Kyle Davis (Three Arrows Capital) - https://twitter.com/kyled116
Linda Xie (Scalar Capital) - https://twitter.com/ljxie
Chris Burniske (Placeholder) - https://twitter.com/cburniske
Maple Leaf Capital (VC) - https://twitter.com/MapleLeafCap
Spencer Noon (Variant Fund) - https://twitter.com/spencernoon
Protocols & Platforms
Aave - https://twitter.com/AaveAave
Argent - https://twitter.com/argenthq
Balancer - https://twitter.com/BalancerLabs
Compound - https://twitter.com/compoundfinance
The Defiant - https://twitter.com/DefiantNews
DeFi Pulse - https://twitter.com/defipulse
Gitcoin - https://twitter.com/gitcoin
Maker - https://twitter.com/MakerDAO
Paraswap - https://twitter.com/paraswap
PoolTogether - https://twitter.com/PoolTogether_
Uniswap - https://twitter.com/Uniswap
WalletConnect - https://twitter.com/WalletConnect
Zapper - https://twitter.com/zapper_fi
Zerion - https://twitter.com/zerion_io
Crypto Twitter is a huge space, and this list only begins to scratch the surface of what's out there. We encourage you to look around and find the information that's most useful to your situation.
Of course, if you want to keep up with all things going on at Argent, you can always find us @ArgentHQ
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