New England Malayalee Association’s blog

June 18, 2009

Lexicon for Twitter

Filed under: Info — nemausa @ 11:31 am

The new media/social networking phenomenon Twitter is changing the way media operates. We follow celebrities on Twitter, we get up to the minute updates on Twitter, we saw Mumbai terror attacks unfolding in Twitter and even follow a revolution on Twitter. Here’s a list common terms used by Twitter users:

  1. Twitter (N): Online Micro blogging service to send and view second-by-second status updates, almost instantaneous updates from the entire Connected World.
  2. Tweet [pronounced Tw-E-t] (N): A Twitter Message; (v) to send a Twitter message
  3. Tweeter (N): A person who tweets, a Twitter user.
  4. Tweeting (N): The act of sending a Tweet or Twitter message [Read complete article:   Presenting Twexicon]

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