These Are The 71 Accounts Elon Musk Thinks Are Worth Following on Twitter

A list of all the Twitter accounts that Elon Musk finds time in his very busy schedule to follow.
Kashyap Vyas

Elon Musk has become a figure of inspiration to many of us.


We can never doubt his skills as he has proved himself over many times starting from the inception of PayPal to saving SpaceX and leading Tesla.

He is also not unfamiliar with social media as his twitter account, having more than 22 million followers, is the platform he uses to let his fans know what to expect next!

However, Elon is very picky when it comes to the people that he follows on Twitter, the number stands at only 71! Here’s the list of people who Elon thinks are worth following!


NASA Twitter Account
Source: NASA/Twitter

If you know Elon Musk, even if it’s only through the internet, you will know he will, of course, be following NASA as SpaceX famously works with the space agency to launch its many wonderful missions!

2. MIT Technology Review

MIT Technology Review Twitter
Source: MIT Technology Review/Twitter

It is a given that tech junkies like Elon will be most interested in updating themselves with the advancements that are happening in the world. The MIT Technology Review is a great place to start!

3. National Geographic

NatGeo Twitter Account
Source: National Geographic/Twitter

Elon is a keen observer of the world, or should we say worlds! The next account on the list is obviously National Geographic.

4. CleanTechnica

CleanTechnica Twitter Account
Source: CleanTechnica/Twitter

The entrepreneur is also a major supporter of cleantech. CleanTechnica is a website dedicated to providing clean energy development news all around the world.

5. Teslarati

Teslarati Twitter Account
Source: Teslarati

Teslarati is a tech-based channel that follows the developments of SpaceX, Tesla and Elon in general! This may be a case of follow back, however, they also cover other game-changing tech news. 

6. Yusaku Maezawa

Yusaku Maezawa Twitter Account
Source: Yusakfellowzawa/Twitter

Yusaku Maezawa is a Japanese entrepreneur and art collector, and a billionaire! His online fashion retail has become Japan’s Largest online retail store. He is planning a trip to the moon with pioneers from each trade. The mission is called DearMoon

7. InsideEVs

Inside EVs Twitter Account
Source: InsideEVs/Twitter

It goes without saying that Elon is betting a great deal on the future of electric vehicles (EVs). InsideEVs is a tech website that follows development in EVs.

8. Wikipedia

Wikipedia Twitter Account
Source: Wikipedia/Twitter

The go-to place to educate yourself about anything in the world and Elon likes it too! The Wikipedia page also shares their latest additions on twitter so that you won’t have to miss anything!

9. BBC Comedy

BBC Comedy Twitter Account
Source: BBC Comedy/Twitter

If you have ever watched Elon’s one-on-one interviews, it is clear that the man loves humor. No wonder why he has followed BBC Comedy on Twitter.  

10. Marc Andreessen

Marc Andressen Twitter Account
Source: Marc Andressen/Twitter

Marc Andreessen is one of those elite group of entrepreneurs who helped in shaping important verticals of the world. In his case, it’s the internet.

11. World_of_engineering

World of Engineering Twitter Account
Source: engineers_feed/Twitter

The title gives it away! It is the Twitter account that focuses on engineering and engineering samples.

12. Maye musk

Maye Musk Twitter Account
Source: mayemusk/Twitter

No matter how big you are, hiding from your own mother never works. Maye Musk is the proud mother of Elon Musk, Kimbal Musk, and Tosca Musk. She is also a model and dietician.

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13. Tosca Musk

Tosca Musk Twitter Account
Source: ToscaMusk/Twitter

It seems that winning runs in the Musk family, as Tosca Musk, sister of Elon Musk is an award-winning South African-Canadian filmmaker who has a soft spot for romantic movies.

14. Kimbal Musk

Kimbal Musk Twitter Account
Source: kimbal/Twitter

Kimbal Musk is the brother of Elon Musk, and he is a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, and restaurateur.

15. Ken Levine

Ken Levine Twitter Account
Source: levine/Twitter

Ken Levine is a game developer and has quite a repertoire of great games to his name like BioShock series, Thief: The Dark Project and System Shock 2. Yes, Elon loves games!

16. Niche Gamer

Niche Gamer Twitter Account
Source: nichegamer/Twitter

Elon is also a person who like to try out indie games, and Niche Gamer is a place where the community discusses new and upcoming games, especially from new developers.

17. George Zachary

George Zachary Twitter Account
Source: georgezachary/Twitter

George Zachary is a pioneer in bioengineering who has his money in many emerging tech startups. He is also a genius entrepreneur.

18. Lisa Joy

Lisa Joy Twitter Account
Source: lisajoynolan/Twitter

Lisa Joy is the co-creator of the TV Series Westworld. The TV series is simply put futuristic. AI, robots, a villain who programs his mind to computers, you name it, the show has got it! It seems Elon loves the show too!

19. GeekWire

GeekWire Twitter Account
Source: geekwire/Twitter

GeekWire is all about tech, startups, and the internet. A great place to get all the latest buzz.

20. Demis Hassabis

Demis Hassabis Twitter Account
Source: demishassabis/Twitter

Demis Hassabis is the founder of DeepMind, an AI development company that is now under Alphabet, a subsidiary of Google.

21. Atlas Obscura

Atlas Obscura Twitter Account
Source: atlasobscura/Twitter

Get to know the different wonders of the world. The list includes destinations, natural wonders and more.

22. Swift On Security

Swift On Security Twitter Account
Source: SwiftOnSecurity/Twitter

Now this Twitter account is amazing because no one knows who runs it. So the internet decided Taylor Swift might be the sole proprietor. Don’t believe us? Search “Swift On Security” in Google images, and you will know what we are talking about!

23. BBC Breaking News

BBC Breaking News Twitter Account
Source: BBCBreaking/Twitter

Elon loves information and where best to find almost all of it other than the world’s biggest broadcasting company.

24. Tao Lin

Tao Lin Twitter Account
Source: tao_lin/Twitter

Tao Lin is a novelist, essayist, poet, short story writer, and artist. His works have been lauded by platforms like the New York Magazine and The Guardian to name a few.

25. The Royal Society

The Royal Society Twitter Account
Source: royalsociety/Twitter

The royal society comprises of the most prestigious scientists of the world. They regularly post about the scientists who helped shape science itself and the latest developments in the community.

26. Slashdot

Slashdot Twitter Account
Source: slashdot/Twitter

Another technology related website that Elon follows on Twitter.

27. Malala 

Malala Twitter Account
Source: Malala/Twitter

Malala Yousafzai is known to the world as a symbol of peace and the strong force behind women empowerment.

28. Liv Boeree

Liv Boeree Twitter Account
Source: Liv_Boeree/Twitter

If you have ever seen Liv Boeree, you know you can’t escape her unstoppable enthusiasm and charm.

29. New Scientist

New Scientist Twitter Account
Source: newscientist/Twitter

A magazine that dedicates itself to covering all the latest and trendiest in the world of science.

30. Neuroskeptic

Neuroskeptic Twitter Account
Source: Neuro_Skeptic/Twitter

A Twitter account that shares the latest developments about the human mind.

31. Fermat’s Library

Fermat's Library Twitter Account
Source: fermatslibrary/Twitter

Fermat's Library develops software that enables annotations on academic papers. It makes them easier to understand by including explanations in the annotations.

32. Internet of Shit

Internet of Shit Twitter Account
Source: internetofshit/Twitter

IoT, AI enabled mods, or crazy garage builds, this Twitter account likes to make fun of everything tech!

33. Techmeme

Techmeme Twitter Account
Source: Techmeme/Twitter

The technology site that tracks all the global tech news.

34. CGP Grey

CGP Grey Twitter Account
Source: cgpgrey/Twitter

CGP Grey is a YouTuber who has been active since 2010. No one knows who he is, just that he loves to teach!

35. Bill Lee

Bill Lee Twitter Account
Source: westcoastbill/Twitter

Bill Lee can be introduced as a tech enthusiast. He has invested in many tech companies, including Elon’s own SpaceX and Tesla.

36. Rick and Morty

Rick and Morty Twitter Account
Source: RickandMorty/Twitter

It’s hilarious, and it’s all about science fiction, what is there not to like?

37. XKCD Comic

XKCD Comic Twitter Account
Source: xkcdComic/Twitter

Images, memes, articles and more! A funny place to hang out!

38. Curiosity Rover

Curiosity Rover Twitter Account
Source: MarsCuriosity/Twitter

Curiosity has been on Mars since 2012, snapping pictures and treading the Martian ground.

39. How Things Work

How Things Work Twitter Account
Source: ThingsWork/Twitter

The go-to online website for getting to know how things actually work!

40. Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone Twitter Account
Source: RollingStone/Twitter

Elon is hip and puts in an effort to stay on top of the trends. Rolling Stones is just the start!

41. Discover Magazine

Discover Magazine Twitter Account
Source: DiscoverMag/Twitter

Tech, science, medicine, etc., Discover Magazine covers it all.

42. 60 Minutes

60 Minutes Twitter Account
Source: 60Minutes/Twitter

An online magazine that gives you all the international news in one place.

43. Twitter Account
Source: Physorg_com/Twitter

A core science website that gets all the latest research trends and conclusions.

44. World and Science

World and Science Twitter Account
SOurce: WolrdAndScience/Twitter

The Twitter channel that loves to share everything about space and the universe.

45. Physics arXiv Blog

Physics arXiv Twitter Account
Source: arxivblog/Twitter

A place where you will be informed of all the developments in science and technology.

46. Imgur

Imgur Twitter Account
Source: imgur/Twitter

Everybody loves a laugh, or a few minutes to clear your mind with hilarious memes. Imgur provides just that and Elon is a fan!

47. Tim Urban

Tim Urban Twitter Account
Source: waitbutwhy/Twitter

It is the Twitter account from the founder of the blog Wait But Why.

48. Khan Academy

Khan Academy Twitter Account
Source: khanacademy/Twitter

A non-profit organization started by Salman Khan that empowers education for kids in need.


NASA JPL Twitter Account
Source: NASAJPL/Twitter

The JPL Stands for Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and this is the place where a major part of NASA’s tech emerges.

50. Int. Space Station

ISS Twitter Account
Source: Space_Station/Twitter

Get Twitter updates from the lab in the sky!

51. The Boring Company

The Boring Company Twitter Account
Source: boringcompany/Twitter

Another company founded by Elon Musk that specializes in digging tunnels and other construction works.

52. Tesla

Tesla Twitter Account
Source: Tesla/Twitter

Elon’s EV company that never fails to make headlines.

53. Hyperloop

Hyperloop Twitter Account
Source: Hyperloop/Twitter

Another one of Elon Musk’s company that will enable superfast underground transportation throughout cities.

54. SpaceX

SpaceX Twitter Account
Source: SpaceX/Twitter

The space company with promises of Mars colonization.

55. Tesla Motors Club

Tesla Motors Club Twitter Account
Source: TeslaMotorsClub/Twitter

The holy grail for Tesla Automobile enthusiasts.

56. TeslaRoadTrip

Tesla Road Trip Twitter Account
Source: TeslaRoadTrip/Twitter

EV enthusiasts who push their tech to the limits, and share their experiences.

57. The Hacker News

The Hacker News
Source: TheHackerNews/Twitter

The Twitter account where cybersecurity is scrutinized.

58. Develop

Develop Twitter Account
Source: developonline/Twitter

A great place to get video game news and developments.

59. Plato On Book Tour

Plato On Book Tour Twitter
Source: platobooktour/Twitter

A satirical Twitter account that depicts how Plato would react to modern news and trends.

60. History In Pictures

History In Pictures Twitter Account
Source: HistoryInPics/Twitter

A great place to see some of the historical photos that show human history at its worst and best.

61. OpenAI

Open AI Twitter Account
Source: OpenAI/Twitter

A company that has dedicated itself to developing cutting-edge AI research.

62. Kotaku

Kotaku Twitter Account
Source: Kotaku/Twitter

Another gaming related website that covers everything from new releases, reviews, and walkthroughs.

63. Scientific American

Scientific American Twitter Account
Source: sciam/Twitter

The place where science takes center stage.

64. John Oliver

John Oliver Twitter
Source: iamjohnoliver/Twitter

He is the host of HBO’s Last Week Tonight, and a creative comedian.

65. South Park

South Park Twitter
Source: SouthPark/Twitter

Everybody’s favorite satirical comedy cartoon that doesn’t mind going a bit to the dark side.

66. Medical Xpress

Medical Xpress Twitter
Source: medical_xpress/Twitter

All the latest news on health, medicine, and medical care.

67. Phil Plait

Phil Plait Twitter
Source: BadAstronomer/Twitter

The owner of the Bad Astronomy Blog and a curious mind who is fascinated with space.

68. The New York Review of Books

The New York Review Twitter
Source: nybooks/Twitter

A must follow Twitter account for anyone who loves to read.

69. The New Yorker

The New Yorker Twitter
Source: NewYorker/Twitter

The New Yorker encapsulates a week’s news into a concise magazine complete with a touch of humor at some places.

70. The Verge

The Verge Twitter
Source: verge/Twitter

Verge is always on top of the list for many as it covers a wide variety of topics. It has something for everyone!

71. Engadget


Engadget Twitter
Source: engadget/Twitter

Tech reviews, news and announcements, Engadget has got you covered!

These are the list of people and accounts Elon Musk follows on Twitter! See any interesting profiles that align with your tastes? If so, be sure to like them to get their latest posts.

If they are good enough for Elon, they are good enough for you.

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