Twitter Lingo 101
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- crowd rank
The @ symbol is a way of referring to another Twitter user.
A retweet - or RT - is when you share the tweet of one user with all of your Twitter followers.
Tweeple or Twerson
Twitter people, Twitter members, Twitter users.
Twitter people that follow each other from one social media/network to another.
The Twitter Universe ... it's big and it's expanding at a great rate!
HashTags or #
Hash tags are words or acronyms that begin with the number sign. They are used when many people are tweeting about the same topic or from the same event.
Slang term used to describe someone who is addicted to Twitter.
Slang term that refers to the use of Twitter to circulate news and information.
Short for Twitter etiquette. It is a slang term used to describe acceptable Twitter behavior.
TweetChats or TwitterChats
Chat groups run on Twitter using a specific hashtag eg #Tchat or #blogchat