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Oxford English Dictionary Adds Expanded Definitions Of “Follow,” “Follower” And “Tweet”

A true sign of the times: the Oxford English Dictionary has expanded its entries for follow (verb), follower (noun), and tweet (noun and verb) to include the social media senses of the words.

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‘Tweetable’ Added To Oxford Dictionary [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media lingo is hard to avoid. Telling people to “friend” you on Facebook is pretty common these days – so is “liking” something online. And lately, we’re seeing #hashtags pop up everywhere. Many people still don’t know what they’re used for, but they see them.

The latest sign of the times? Defining something as a “tweetable moment.” WE know what that means, of course – and now your Nana can know too, thanks to Oxford Dictionary.

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