Twitter Syntax

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* starting a message with "@hreview" will have it be aggregated by http://microrevie.ws and republished with [[hReview]] markup there.
* starting a message with "@hreview" will have it be aggregated by http://microrevie.ws and republished with [[hReview]] markup there.
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==group accounts==
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Groups of multiple people may share a single Twitter account to represent their organization.
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* Attribution: Ending a message with <code>^XX</code>, indicates the author of a message on a group account. The <code>XX</code> initials correspond to one of the staff representing the group. (This convention popularized by [http://cotweet.com CoTweet], adopted by [[microformateers]]. e.g. [https://twitter.com/Microformateers/status/5294239824], [https://twitter.com/cotweet/])
==See also==
==See also==

Revision as of 18:51, 30 October 2009

short URL
http://tr.im/twyntax

There is now an Official Twitter Commands page. Originally retrieved from the Twitter Lingo page, Friends and Followers.

Send these commands to the appropriate number (below) and interact with Twitter on your mobile phone, via Gtalk (IM twitter at twitter.com) or the web.

Following changes at Twitter this page may need to be updated.

Contents

Numbers

Twitter Canada: 21212
Twitter UK: +44 7624 801423
Twitter USA: 40404
Twitter International: +44 7624 801423

Commands

Messages

Friends and Followers

Finding Out Stuff

To update your own Twitter timeline, just text whatever is on your mind to the Twitter number: 40404, or use +447781488126 if you are outside the US.

Tracking

hash tags

Hashtags (aka "#tags") allow tagging of Twitter posts. For example, post "I love #microformats a lot" to Twitter and the post is tagged "microformats".

hreview

group accounts

Groups of multiple people may share a single Twitter account to represent their organization.

See also

Twitter Syntax was last modified: Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

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