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Twitter Vocabulary Help

Word Meaning
bio noun short for "biography"; a short introduction about yourself
browse verb look through files to find something (eg: photo)
direct message noun send a message directly to one person (not the network)
follow verb add a Twitter user so that you can view their updates (tweets)
following noun receiving the updates of this user
lingo noun words or expressions that a group of people invent or change slightly
links noun hypertext links that you click on to go to other web pages
logo noun an image that identifies a company or product
microblog noun a very small blog
password noun a secret word that only you know (can be letters and numbers)
point form adverb not in a full sentence
profile verb information about you, such as your location
recipient noun the person who receives your message
reply verb write back to a person
settings noun options a user has to change how something looks and works
sidebar noun useful information down the side of a page
social network noun group of users who want to communicate with each other
text messaging verb sending messages from a telephone (SMS)
tile noun images that repeat across and/or down an entire page
to network verb to find new people and groups to connect with
tweet verb write an update on Twitter; (of a bird) make a chirping noise
twitter verb (of a bird) make short, quick chirping sounds
Twitter noun name of a social network
username noun a name people use to access a website or program (may not be your real name)
word verification adj a program that requires users to type letters into a box (to prevent spam)

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