"DM" on Twitter stands for "direct message." This is a feature that allows users to send short, private messages to certain other users on the website....
What Does It Mean to Tweet?
Social media is about conversation and sharing. Twitter limits each message, which is called a "tweet," to 140 characters. Since links can extend to many characters in length depending on how they are written, every word in a tweet must count. As on...
Mar 20, 2009 ... So you've joined Twitter and have finally started to get the hang of things. You
know to put an "@" sign in front of usernames for public replies ...
Aug 26, 2014 ... @reply: The @reply means a Twitter update (a tweet) that is directed .... is used
on Twitter, often in place of RT (retweet) when the user does not ...
Following on Twitter
one of two things - Twitter
users whose updates you subscribe to (people you are following) and Twitter
users who subscribe to the updates you publish (people who follow you, called your followers).
Every time you write a new update (or " ... More »
My Twitter feed was littered with them but I couldn't figure out what it all meant. I
felt left out – what is #FF? How do I get one? What am I missing?
A lot of new twitter users are confused by all the @ symbols and hashtags and ...
You can only send DMs to people who follow you (which means you can't spam ...
Apr 10, 2009 ... One of the most frequently asked questions about a tweet is, "What does this #
symbol (aka the hashtag) in front of a word mean like #cupcakes ...
May 2, 2009 ... I know that @(username) means reply but what does #(something) mean on
Jun 16, 2011 ... Ever seen 'MT' in the initial position of someone's tweet and thought: 'is that a
typo?' Actually no, it isn't. Rather, it is a signifier of the fact that the ...