Twitter Tweeple Tweet not Twit

by Jim Spencer on November 20, 2009 · 0 comments

The Twitter terminology, like any made up terminology, takes a bit of effort to learn.  A few terms for you;

Twitter – the company, the application

Tweet – a broadcast message sent over the Twitter application

Tweets – more than one Tweet

Cave troll as corporate bully

Take Me to Your Twitter Leader

Twitterers – people that tweet

Tweeple – twitter friends

Followers – Twitterers that subscribe to read read your tweets

Friends – Twitterers that you subscribe to so that you can read their tweets

RT – re-tweet. Sending along someone else’s tweet that you read and liked, often adding a comment

Hashtag # – Adding the # character to any set of characters makes them search-able. Widely used at conferences.

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