Retweeting

  • Tweets with videos get 28% more retweets: 5 interesting Twitter facts that could help you gain more followers July 6, 2014

    This infographic tells you some interesting facts about Twitter that could help you gain more followers, retweets and favourites. ...
  • Top 5 most retweeted tweets from India May 17, 2014

    Narendra Modi's 2014 Lok Sabha election victory acknowledgement tweet broke many Twitter India records. It is the most RTd ever tweet in India. It also reached 10K, 20K, 30K, 40K RTs the fastest. The tweet currently at the time of posting this has over 67K retweets and was favourited 42K...
  • Twictionary: A glossary of Twitter terms November 7, 2013

    What's in a tweet? To start, 140 characters, including spaces. Then there are the acronyms, symbols and Twitter-specific lingo that could look like alphabet soup to the uninitiated. Twitter Inc. starts trading publicly Thursday, so you might be wondering what the service is about. Here's a glossary of some of...
  • Vatican says pope beats Justin Bieber on re-tweets December 21, 2012

    Vatican City: Pope Benedict, white-haired, 85, and a neophyte to social media site Twitter, has beaten out 18-year old heartthrob Justin Bieber to set a percentage record for re-tweeting by his followers, the Vatican said on Thursday. The Vatican newspaper said that as of noon Italian time on Thursday the pope...
  • Please retweet: The politics that govern Twitter March 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Twitter has been around for the last six years but I joined it six months ago exasperated at colleagues speaking in a seemingly foreign tongue. 'Followers', 'trolls', 'bots' and 'DP' had become water cooler conversation. "I'm nothing if not flexible," I said to myself and signed up for...
  • Sexting is official, you may retweet it August 19, 2011

    London: Sexting has just got the official sanction. And joining it in the dictionary is woot - a word that, for the uninitiated, means an electronic commuication to express enthusiasm or triumph. The latest edition of the Concise Oxford English Dictionary also contains words like retweet, which means to forward a...