Category Archives: twitter

Twitter Favorites Are Getting More Public

Twitter is making changes to its Web interface that may cause you to rethink how you use the “favorite” feature. A small group of users are seeing the @Mentions tab being replaced with a tab that has your username and … Continue reading

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Is Your Stuff Worth a Retweet?

This is my “duh” observation for the day, but since many people don’t seem to get it, it seems worth writing about: I’m more likely to tweet about your promotion (or retweet you) if you give me something worth retweeting. … Continue reading

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Semicolons Are Wrong?

OK, I had to create this poll. I really had to. An author on Twitter said she doesn’t think there’s a place for semicolons in modern fiction: “When editors put them in character’s dialogue, it is like a reading speed … Continue reading

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National Punctuation Day Contest

September 24 is National Punctuation Day! Send an ode to your favorite punctuation mark to The week of the 24th, we’ll feature the best entries as the tip-of-day in the Grammar Girl e-mail newsletter, and one entry may be … Continue reading

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002BTG — What’s a Word? AP Includes Twitter Terms.

Behind the Grammar, June 11, 2009 [I don’t intend to have a transcript of this show every week, but I kind of accidentally wrote one while I was waiting for my dryer to stop making noise and I was thinking … Continue reading

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