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The Essential Social Media Acronym Glossary

The social media industry employs as much jargon as any other field does.

The only difference is that understanding social media terminology is critical for success across many different genres of work, whereas if you’re a blogger and you don’t know what Hagen-poiseuille flow is – you’re going to be ok.

Below, we’ve compiled an essential social media acronym glossary so you can tweet with confidence, @mention with the best of them, and converse with digital marketers with ease.

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Do you use Slang on Twitter? You Might be Saying more than you Think!

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University found that whether you used “koo” or “coo” to say something is cool gives away your location just as accurately as if you had tweeted it.

A new study reveals that regional slang is alive and well – on Twitter. Certain dialects have distinctive slang – such as the Southern “y’all” – which researchers have shown is used on Twitter as well as in everyday conversation.
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