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Twittersphere

Line breaks: Twit¦ter|sphere
Pronunciation: /ˈtwɪtəsfɪə
 
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Definition of Twittersphere in English:

noun

(the Twittersphere) informal
Postings made on the social media website Twitter, considered collectively: the Twittersphere was abuzz when the story first broke
More example sentences
  • Interestingly, more Republicans than Democrats can be found in the Twittersphere.
  • In this campaign, many politicians, even regular users, seemed to drop out of the Twittersphere entirely.
  • I'd answer their questions and people would Tweet my answers back out to the Twittersphere.

Origin

early 21st century: blend of Twitter, the proprietary name of the social media website, and -sphere.

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