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This is the act of posting a status update on the social network Twitter.
 
This word once described nothing more than the sound a bird might make, and has now been transformed into a verb that millions do everyday. The word appears in a variety of contexts. “Do you tweet?” “Are you tweeting?” and “Let me tweet that.” are all common phrases including this word.
Etymology : Conversion from Onomatopoeia to a verb.
Source : Twitter, October 2010.
Last modified: 9 December 2010


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