Apple can take pride in having the most hardcore fans in the tech world. In fact, according to today’s General Sentiment report Apple topped the list for the fourth quarter, expanding its lead over rivals Google and Microsoft. Apple geeks are more passionate than the Twilight moms and Harry Potter fans put together, but who do they pay attention to on Twitter?
We partnered with PeerIndex, to come up with a list featuring the 25 most influential people tweeting about Apple. Our top 25 list is not ranked based on their overall PeerIndex score , but based on each one’s topic resonance score, which measures how their actions within the Apple community.
You can follow our list of Apple’s top 25 influentials on Twitter or get more info on the PeerIndex group we’ve created to stay on top of the latest Apple news, and of course share your favorite twitterings on all things Apple in the comments below.
1. John Gruber
2. MG Siegler
Editor-in-Chief of PCMag.com. In his capacity as Senior Vice President, Content, for Ziff Davis, Inc., Lance oversees content strategy for all of Ziff Davis’ Web sites.
Industry analyst at Gartner, technology columnist and speaker. Read his blog here.
Deputy Managing Editor at All Things Digital. From 1999 to 2007, he was the author of Good Morning Silicon Valley for the San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley’s daily newspaper.
6. Louis Gray
Based in Italy, Viticci is the editor of the popular blog MacStories.net.
8. Jason Snell
Editorial director at Mac Publishing, publishers of Macworld magazine and numerous tech-related web sites. He also writes about TV on TeeVee.net, about college football at Excuse Me for My Voice and for online fiction magazine InterText.
9. Andy Ihnatko
Andy Ihnatko is a technology journalist for the Chicago Sun-Times and a well known tech author.
10. Jim Dalrymple
Editor in Chief of LoopInsight. In the past Dalrymple held several positions at Macworld over the 10 years he worked there, including his final job as Editor at Large, before leaving in May 2009.
11. Arnold Kim
12. Chris Latko
Latko is a self-employed IT Professional with rich experience in Web development. Read his personal blog, Dreaming Of Beetles.
13. John Siracusa
Siracusa has been a Mac user since 1984 and has spent the last decade as a professional web developer and freelance technology writer. Read his articles on Ars Technica.
Producer and publisher of the MacCast, a podcast about all things Apple.
“Veteran design and management surgeon, perennially in search of complex problems to operate on”, shares musings on strategic design on CounterNotions.
16. Dan Frommer
17. Charles Arthur
18. Ina Fried
Senior Editor at All Things Digital, covering mobile stuff, author of the Mobilized blog.
19. Zee M Kane
Editor-in-Chief of The Next Web, Like him?
20. Audrey Watters
21. Ian Betteridge
22. Glenn Fleishman
Regular contributor to Economist.com, TidBITS Editor, read his personal blog here
23. Kevin Rose
24. Dan Frakes
Senior Editor and the “Mac Gems” columnist at Macworld, where he also covers the Mac and iOS platforms, general and mobile computing, digital media, and consumer audio.
25. Marco Arment