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Created by: scott.sf

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A hashtag is a word or a phrase prefixed with the symbol #. It is a form of metadata tag that helps identify a specific message or topic in microblogs. Any combination of characters led by a hash ...

Domain: Social network; Category: Microblogs

A method to bring a tweet to a user's attention by including their @username in a tweet. This is called a mention and will appear to the @username you mentioned as well as to all of your followers. ...

Domain: Social network; Category: Microblogs

A short text message posted via Twitter containing 140 characters or less. A tweet can also contain special symbols such as a hashtag (#) and the mention tag "@" to add special functions to the short ...

Domain: Social network; Category: Microblogs

The act of posting a message through Twitter's microblogging service. The term tweet can be both a noun and verb. As a verb, it literally means to utter a weak chirping sound by a young or small ...

Domain: Social network; Category: Microblogs

You can pass along someone's tweet by retweeting it. This is one reason why Twitter messages can spread so fast as the same messages are retweeted again and again by an every growing network of ...

Domain: Social network; Category: Microblogs

A Twitter reply always begin with the "@" symbol, followed by the username. An @reply is a tweet posted in reply to another user's message which is usually done by clicking the "reply" button in ...

Domain: Social network; Category: Microblogs

To follow someone on Twitter is to subscribe to their tweets in your timeline. Following others is a great way to connect with them and to keep up-to-date with what they do as their tweets will ...

Domain: Social network; Category: Microblogs

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