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The What’s Up Tucson Story

Whats Up Tucson (@whatsuptucson), the most followed local Tucson news and information source on Twitter (also available on Facebook and Instagram), is owned and produced by broadcast and social media veteran Ken Carr. To read more about Ken, click here.

When @whatsuptucson originally launched, it featured mostly community events and has grown over the years to include a variety of locally focused news and information related content. Traffic issues, speed traps, fires, floods, power outages, missing people, school lock downs, weather related content, local event information, lost and found animals, yard sales, people selling event tickets, local businesses and non-profits seeking a wider audience, even the occasional person desperate for a date. If it's happening right now in the Tucson community, it’s on @whatsuptucson.

After ten years of non-stop tweeting (over 80,000 tweets), thousands of hours of work, and building a following of over 93,000, it’s reached the point where financial income is necessary for continued operation. There are a couple of ways you can support:

Advertising: You have an opportunity to promote your brand, your business, organization, or event to thousands. And, you’re supporting the continued operation of the best and fastest way to find out what’s up in the Tucson area. Check out the advertising section of this website for information. Click here.

Donations: If you aren’t in need of advertising but the content posted on @whatsuptucson is of value to you, please help with a donation. Paypal, Cash App, Venmo, Zelle, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover can be used. Click here.

Online Store: The What’s Up Tucson store offers logo gear and fun designs created by Ken Carr. Shirts, hoodies, phone cases, mugs, tote bags, notebooks, even clocks and pillows all shipped right to your door. To check out the What’s Up Tucson store, Click here.

Thank you for the support. I appreciate you. — Ken Carr