Expanding your narrow Twitter world can be difficult, especially when the arbitrary listicles designed to throw the spotlight on female thinkfluencers — such as Fast Company’s “25 of the Smartest Women on Twitter” — exclude women of color entirely. The upshot? After the inadequate slideshow comes the handy hashtag. In this case, it’s #smartblackwomenoftwitter, and women are now using it to promote their favorite black tweeters, including the Cut's Allison. Introduce yourself!