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retweet

To forward a Twitter post that someone sent you. It is accomplished by starting the tweet with "rt@" or "retweet@" followed by the name of the person who sent it to you and then your comments; for example, rt@sendername or retweet@sendername. See Twitter and tweet.
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The weekly twitter competition, which started in 2010, runs from 5pm to 7pm each Sunday and aims to reward small businesses by raising awareness through a re-tweet to Theo's 450,000 followers.
Use Twitter to network yourself; tweet / re-tweet industry-related posts, follow potential employers, recruitment agencies and job boards, to help demonstrate interest in a particular career choice.
Turkey has now become a country where you tweet or even re-tweet at your own peril.
Organizations might find their members are more likely to re-tweet or click through messages during specific times.
He said: "I would encourage anyone else getting anything like this to share or re-tweet them.
It is that reputation that makes people 140re eager to re-tweet us.
Dog lovers are encouraged to re-tweet and share their tips for conquering CGC, photos of their dogs who have earned their CGC certificate, and action shots during CGC tests.
Implementation of what was learned, or a purchase or a re-tweet.
The singer has been known to re-tweet and respond to negative comments, seeming to enjoy the banter.
There's always a fear when the masses re-tweet that it's more slacktivism than activism but on this occasion it seems people actually signed petitions and wrote to their country's leaders as well as sharing the story on Facebook.
He asked his followers to re-tweet, "to spread the word".
For example, if a user has multiple Twitter accounts, Postcard could allow the user to tweet from one account while other accounts re-tweet the post, Tech Crunch reports.