A social media network is one of the most important tools in a globalized world, but not everyone is using it as well as they should.
We decided to explore the issues that surround the best and brightest minds in the field.
We started with a list of the 100 most influential people in the world and ended with a look at their social media presence.
We asked them to share their thoughts on the topics of race, politics, gender and religion.
Read on for our thoughts on how these minds and voices are influencing the world.
Dr. David Graeber – Dr. Graebert is a psychologist and author of “The Black Swan,” a book about the events leading up to the Great Depression.
He lives in New York.
Amy Schumer and Amy Poehler – Comedy writers and stars, respectively.
The stars of “Full House,” “Orange is the New Black” and “Broad City” all have Instagram accounts.
They’ve also written for publications such as The New York Times, Time, The Wall Street Journal and The New Yorker.
Dr Mark Steyn – Former U.S. presidential candidate, writer, social media activist and editor of the widely read “The Steyn Report.”
He’s also an avid gamer, avid golfer and avid outdoorsman.
Dr Martin Luther King Jr. – Dr King was an African American civil rights activist and president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
He died at age 72 in the early 1960s.
Dr T. Colin Campbell – Dr Campbell is a professor of history at the University of Alabama and an expert on the U.K. and British imperial empires.
He was a long-time lecturer at Oxford University, where he taught the history of imperial policy from the 19th century to the 20th.
Dr Paul Krugman – Nobel Prize-winning economist, professor at Columbia University and a frequent guest on Fox News.
Dr Andrew Sullivan – Sullivan, a frequent contributor to Slate, has been writing about the intersection of science and politics for over 40 years.
He has written extensively on the topic of climate change, the economic consequences of climate policies, the potential economic impacts of climate policy and the economic and political consequences of the global warming debate.
Dr Jodi Kantor – Pulitzer Prize-winner author of The Corrections, a memoir of her time as a clinical psychologist in the mental health field.
She was also a columnist for The New Republic and the New York Post.
Dr Michael Pollan – The father of organic agriculture and a food scientist at the lab where he studies food.
He co-authored a book called “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” that argues that organic foods are more nutritious than conventionally produced foods.
Dr Steven Pinker – The Harvard professor of psychology and evolutionary psychology.
He’s the author of several books, including “The Better Angels of Our Nature,” “The Blank Slate” and, most recently, “The Stuff of Thought.”
Dr David Frum – Frum, a former editor at The New American and the author, most famously, of “In Defense of Free Speech.”
Dr Richard Dawkins – A popular author and the founder of the famed evolutionary theory.
He recently spoke at the Values Voter Summit, a gathering of conservatives.
Dr Ben Carson – A neurosurgeon who is also a retired neurosurgery professor.
He also has a book coming out soon called “I Am Not Your Negro.”
Dr Chris Christie – The governor of New Jersey and former U.N. ambassador to Libya, has written a book titled “The Pursuit of Happiness.”
He has also made several appearances on Fox Business Network.
Dr Kevin Folta – A longtime TV writer who is best known for his work on “The Daily Show” and the Comedy Central series “The Foltas Report.”
Dr John Binder – A physician and clinical psychologist at Columbia Medical Center in New Columbia, Missouri.
He wrote a book that deals with the mental and psychological challenges faced by soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.
Dr R. Scott Bakker – The author of the bestseller “Masters of the Universe,” Bakker has written for the New Yorker, The Atlantic, Esquire and The Atlantic Monthly.
Dr Charles Murray – The University of California at Berkeley professor and co-author of “Coming Apart: The State of White America 1960-2010” and other books.
He is also the author and editor-in-chief of “This Changes Everything,” a collection of essays on race, gender, politics and economics.
Dr Jonathan Haidt – The American Psychologist and author who coined the term “cultural relativity” in 2009.
He says that a person’s life experiences affect how they perceive others.
Dr Neil deGrasse Tyson – A cosmologist