Definitions for Twitter
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a series of chirps
make high-pitched sounds, as of birds
The sound of a succession of chirps as uttered by birds.
I often listen to the twitter of the birds in the park.
To utter a succession of bird's chirps.
(of a person) To talk in an excited or nervous manner.
To use the microblogging service Twitter.
Etymology: Imitating the sound.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Any motion or disorder of passion; such as a violent fit of laughing, or fit of fretting.
The ancient errant knights
Won all their ladies hearts in fights,
And cut whole giants into fritters,
To put them into amorous twitters. Hudibras.
The moon was in a heavy twitter, that her cloaths never fitted her. Roger L'Estrange.
This must be done,
Swallows twitter on the chimney-tops. Dryden.
They twitter chearful, till the vernal months
Invite them back. James Thomson.
A widow which had a twittering toward a second husband, took a gossipping companion to manage the jobb. Roger L'Estrange.
Twitter () is an American microblogging and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets". Registered users can post, like, and retweet tweets, but unregistered users can only read them. Users access Twitter through its website interface, through Short Message Service (SMS) or its mobile-device application software ("app"). Twitter, Inc. is based in San Francisco, California, and has more than 25 offices around the world. Tweets were originally restricted to 140 characters, but was doubled to 280 for non-Asian languages in November 2017.Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams, launched in July of that year. The service rapidly gained worldwide popularity. In 2012, more than 100 million users posted 340 million tweets a day, and the service handled an average of 1.6 billion search queries per day. In 2013, it was one of the ten most-visited websites and has been described as "the SMS of the Internet". As of 2018, Twitter had more than 321 million monthly active users.
Twitter is a social media platform and microblogging service where registered users can post and interact with short messages known as 'tweets'. These messages are limited to 280 characters. Users can also share multimedia content, follow other users' accounts, and has features such as 'retweeting' and 'liking' to engage with others' content. It is widely used for both personal communication and professional purposes, including news dissemination, marketing, and brand publicity.
one who twits, or reproaches; an upbraider
to make a succession of small, tremulous, intermitted noises
to make the sound of a half-suppressed laugh; to titter; to giggle
to have a slight trembling of the nerves; to be excited or agitated
to utter with a twitter
the act of twittering; a small, tremulous, intermitted noise, as that made by a swallow
a half-suppressed laugh; a fit of laughter partially restrained; a titter; a giggle
a slight trembling or agitation of the nerves
Twitter is an online social networking service and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as "tweets". Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey and by July, the social networking site was launched. The service rapidly gained worldwide popularity, with over 500 million registered users as of 2012, generating over 340 million tweets daily and handling over 1.6 billion search queries per day. Since its launch, Twitter has become one of the ten most visited websites on the Internet, and has been described as "the SMS of the Internet." Unregistered users can read tweets, while registered users can post tweets through the website interface, SMS, or a range of apps for mobile devices. Twitter Inc. is based in San Francisco, with additional servers and offices in New York City, Boston, and San Antonio.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
twit′ėr, n. a chirp, as of a bird: a tremulous broken sound: a slight trembling of the nerves.—v.i. to make a succession of small tremulous noises: to feel a slight trembling of the nerves, to palpitate.—v.t. to chirp out.—ns. Twitterā′tion, a flutter; Twitt′ering, act of twittering: the sound of twittering: nervous excitement.—adv. Twitt′eringly. [A freq. of twit, allied to titter, &c.; cf. Ger. zwitschern, Sw. qvittra.]
Created in 2006, Twitter is a global real-time communications platform with 400 million monthly visitors to twitter.com, more than 200 million monthly active users around the world.We see a billion tweets every 2.5 days on every conceivable topic. World leaders, major athletes, star performers, news organizations and entertainment outlets are among the millions of active Twitter accounts through which users can truly get the pulse of the planet.
The numerical value of Twitter in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Twitter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Manufacturing consent begins by weaponizing the meme and utilizing the censorship algorithms of Google, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Jan. 18, Boko Haram opened its first Twitter account -- it was taken down within a week, but the group had never tried a campaign via Twitter before, there was grassroots support for Boko Haram from Islamic State-affiliated Twitter accounts.
Unless Twitter makes changes or there's some new exciting things on Twitter that can't be found on other platforms then I don't think people are coming back to Twitter.
Many members of Isis are not sophisticated attackers. The majority of members do not have a technical background. The UCC is predominately capable of hacking soft targets, such as Twitter accounts, and spreading propaganda or defacing websites
I think that, like most of the government's case, is taken completely out of context, those Twitter DMs -- which, by the way, most Russian spies don't communicate by Twitter DM -- which are unencrypted, there's thousands of them. ... There's Twitter DMs about picking up toothpaste in America. There's DMs with pictures of kids and dogs and everything else.
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- zwitschern, twitternGerman
- twittear, tuitearSpanish
- höpöttää, viserrys, twiitata, sirkutus, sirkuttaa, lauluFinnish
- ceilearScottish Gaelic
- cinguettio, cinguettareItalian
- pekī, tihauMāori
- tjielpen, tweeten, twitterenDutch
- piar, twittarPortuguese
- твитать, чириканье, щебетание, чирикать, твитнуть, чирикнуть, щебет, твитить, щебетатьRussian
- tvittra, kvitter, kvittraSwedish
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