All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘retweets’

Twitter Adds Comment Feature To Retweets

You know how before when you retweeted something, it just tweeted out the exact tweet you were retweeting unless you quoted it yourself and added something that the 140-character limit would allow you to squeeze in? Twitter is now making it easier for you to add your own comments to a retweet without counting the original tweet against your character …

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Twitter Shows Favorites, Like Retweets, in Timeline

Here’s the thing about favoriting tweets – it’s kind of a personal thing. I know ‘personal’ and ‘Twitter’ don’t really meld, but bear with me. There are many reasons why someone would favorite a tweet. Maybe they like it, maybe it made them laugh. Maybe they want to remember the tweet. Maybe they want to revisit the link mentioned in …

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Man Offers to Shoot Someone for 100 Retweets, Promptly Arrested

The Los Angeles Police Department has arrested a 20-year-old man for making criminal threats after he tweeted that he would shoot someone if he received 100 retweets. “100 RTs and I’ll shoot someone walking,” tweeted Dakkari Dijon McAnuff alongside the image below–seemingly a scoped rifle aimed out of a window. this has officially gone too far … “@StillDMC: 100 RT's …

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Ellen Breaks Twitter Record At Oscars

A tweet from Ellen DeGeneres during the Oscars on Sunday night – a photo of her with eleven other celebrities from the audience (taken by Bradley Cooper) has set a new record for retweets. It even crashed Twitter at one point (though those familiar with the “Fail Whale” know that’s not quite as big of an accomplishment). Here it is: …

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A Guy Ran Onto the Field at the All-Star Game Because He Got 1,000 Retweets

This is Twitter user @MasoneDylan: (image) This is Twitter user @MasonDylan promising to run across the field at Tuesday night’s MLB All-Star game if he gets 1,000 retweets: This is him making sure everyone knows that he’s serious: This is him realizing that he’s probably going to get 1,000 retweets: This is his mother finding out about his plan: (image) …

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Apple’s @iBookStore Account Retweets Salty Tweet

In what is most likely a case of the ol’ personal vs. business Twitter account login switcheroo, Apple’s official iBookstore Twitter account retweeted and then quickly removed a tweet containing an obscene phrase. Early Monday morning, the official @iBookstore account retweeted a tweet that said “Let me suck a dick and tell you how much I love introspective novels.” The …

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Retweets Do Not Equal Clicks, According to Study

Good news – your tweet exploded across the Twitterverse! Hundreds of people retweeted your latest article, how awesome is that! Although social media can drive plenty of traffic to your site and you should always be happy when your content goes viral – that magical “retweet” metric may be a little deceiving. They may be retweeting, but that doesn’t mean …

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