Twitter

About

Twitter is a public social media that presents a newsfeed.

Search API

Twitter has a search API:

Limitations: most 100 for each call

Tweet

Characteristics:

  • limited to 140 characters of text
  • Language: The frequency of misspellings and slang in tweets is much higher than in other domains.
  • Domain (variety of topics such as movie reviews) are much higher

Retweet

Retweeting is the process of copying another user's tweet and posting to another account. This usually happens if a user likes another user's tweet. Retweets are commonly abbreviated with RT.

Implementation

HTML Meta

HTML meta documentation: Twitter

<meta name="twitter:site" content="@wordpressdotcom">
<meta name="twitter:text:title" content="Categories">
<meta name="twitter:card" content="summary">
<meta name="twitter:app:name:iphone" content="WordPress">
<meta name="twitter:app:id:iphone" content="335703880">
<meta name="twitter:app:name:ipad" content="WordPress">
<meta name="twitter:app:id:ipad" content="335703880">
<meta name="twitter:app:name:googleplay" content="WordPress">
<meta name="twitter:app:id:googleplay" content="org.wordpress.android">

Documentation / Reference


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