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Created by: scott.sf

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Twitter messages are meant to be short and most people don't even go up to the 140 character limit when posting a tweet. Part of the reason for limiting tweets to 140 characters is that Twitter can ...

Domain: Social network; Category: Microblogs

Ever since the launch of Twitter in 2006, Twitter users have adapted the microblogging service into a sophisticated communication platform where users connect with one another around the world. One ...

Domain: Social network; Category: Microblogs

The act of blocking a particular user from following your tweets or adding you to any of the user's Twitter lists. You block someone by clicking on their profile and choosing "Block" on the right ...

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

On Twitter, users who subscribe to other users' tweets are known as followers. As a social microblogging site, Twitter revolves around the principle of followers. When you choose to follow another ...

Domain: Social network; Category: Microblogs

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

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