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What is the meaning of the shorthand that people use on twitter?

Asked by marauder76 (390points) April 23rd, 2009

What is “RT”? What is ”@”? What other shorthand do I need to know to effectively use twitter? THANKS!

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Ask Twitter, please.

willbrawn's avatar

I would refer to or google it.

But in answer to your two shorthands listed.

RT = is re-tweet, meaing your posting something someone else said.

@ = the same thing as when you do it here. @willbrawn would mean I am directing the message to willbrawn.

Hope that helps.

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