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New Social Analytics Product Tellagence Discover Helps Marketers Filter Twitter Noise

Social analytics company Tellagence has debuted a new product called Tellagence Discover, a social research and analytics tool empowering digital marketers to segment an entire market on Twitter using a single word.

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Cambridge University Linguists Tap Into Twitter To Study Welsh Language

Oh, those University of Cambridge professors.

First, they perform live Twitter experiments, showing how the interconnectivity of hashtags in tweets is just like the human brain network.

Now, they’ve published research that taps into Twitter to study how the usage of one of the U.K.’s Celtic languages, Welsh, is changing.

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The Social Marketer’s Urban Twictionary [INFOGRAPHIC]

Whether you’re a Twitter power user or newbie, you’ve probably noticed a lot of Twitter lingo around the Internets.

Twitter friends are often called “tweeps,” a meetup on Twitter is called a “tweetup,” some people use the term “Twetiquette” to refer to etiquette on the platform.

Column Five Media and Marketo teamed up to create an infographical “Twictionary” for all that Twitter lingo – and then some.

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The 10 Worst Twitter Buzzwords

The BBC takes a look at how Twitter has made an impact on the English language, spawning an entire legion of new words that play off the name of the social network – specifically the first two letters.

Examples include Tweeple, meaning a person who uses Twitter (and is a portmanteau of the words Twitter and people), Twagiarism (Twitter and plagiarism) and Twittiquette (Twitter and etiquette).

Yes: it’s all very horrible indeed.

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