Re: verb forms related to Twitter ?

Subject: Re: verb forms related to Twitter ?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 13:54:21 -0700

The guidelines say nothing about verb forms such as tweeted. Twitter's
writers appear to use Tweet only as a noun.

On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 1:34 PM, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:
> On 9/14/2011 1:19 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:
>>
>> I find nothing about using Tweet as a verb in the "Guidelines for Use
>> of the Twitter Trademark."
>
> Did you read the last paragraph?
>
>>> All that is, however, totally at odds with Twitter's stated view:
>>>
>>> http://support.twitter.com/entries/77641
>
> The last paragraph follows.
>
>>
>>    Other Things to Know about the Twitter Trademarks
>>
>> The Twitter name, logo <http://twitter.com/about/resources/logos>, Twitter
>> T, Tweet, and Twitter bird <http://twitter.com/about/resources/logos> are
>> trademarks of Twitter, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Please
>> do not use the Twitter marks in your avatar or business icon. Please
>> remember to capitalize the T in Twitter and Tweet! For further information
>> about use of Twitter’s name and trademarks, please contact trademarks at
>> twitter.com.
>>
>
>
>> I do, however, find a lowercase use of tweet as a verb in their FAQ:
>>
>>
>> https://support.twitter.com/groups/32-something-s-not-working/topics/119-tweet-dm-problems/articles/20169444-i-can-t-tweet-from-the-web
>
> That is an apparent typo by a support person and that post also includes,
> "Tweet."
>
> Lauren
>
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References:
verb forms related to Twitter ?: From: Monique Semp
Re: verb forms related to Twitter ?: From: Donna McManus
Re: verb forms related to Twitter ?: From: Peter Neilson
Re: verb forms related to Twitter ?: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: verb forms related to Twitter ?: From: Lauren

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