Posts tagged ‘@reply’

June 9, 2010

How to use Twitter, Mention

by Prashant Kumar Sharma

What is a mention?

A mention is any Twitter update that contains @username in the body of the tweet.

People frequently search for their user name (@username) to find the tweets that mentioned their user name anywhere in the tweet, rather than just the beginning. To make it easier, include mentions under the replies tab. If you include more than one person in your update and you use the @username format, that person will also see the update in their replies tab.

How do replies and mentions work ?

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June 7, 2010

How to use Twitter, @ Reply

by Prashant Kumar Sharma
  • An @reply, is any Twitter update that begins with @username.

  • Starting a tweet with @username sends a strong signal to everyone else that this is not to them.
  • Person-to-person Twittering: If you enter a Tweet with @username at the beginning of it, your message is understood as being intended for that particular person, although others will be able to see it.
  • Be sure the person who you want to see your message is following you, or they won’t get it.

People say lots of things on Twitter, and sometimes you want to say something In fact, early Twitter folks

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