[WEBINAR] Application Acceleration: Faster Performance for End Users


Definition - What does @reply mean?

The Twitter @reply method is used when replying to a user via the format: @username message, where "username" is the recipient's Twitter handle. Another way to reply to a message is simply by clicking the tweet reply button. Message replies are received and saved under the Twitter @Connect tab.

The @reply feature is also known as a mention.

Techopedia explains @reply

Popular with Twitter users, the @reply feature is a convenient way to send messages to specific Twitter users.

An example is as follows: @chrisC0lumBus Congrats on your discovery.

Twitter messages sent as @replies are visible to the @reply message recipient's followers, or the general public, depending on the user's privacy settings. Private messages must be sent via Twitter's direct message (DM) function.

Techopedia Deals

Connect with us

Techopedia on Linkedin
Techopedia on Linkedin
"Techopedia" on Twitter

Sign up for Techopedia's Free Newsletter!

Email Newsletter

Join thousands of others with our weekly newsletter

Free Whitepaper: The Path to Hybrid Cloud
Free Whitepaper: The Path to Hybrid Cloud:
The Path to Hybrid Cloud: Intelligent Bursting To Amazon Web Services & Microsoft Azure
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide:
This white paper is for leaders of Operations, Engineering, or Infrastructure teams who are creating or executing an IT roadmap.
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor:
Virtual Health Monitor is a free virtualization monitoring and reporting tool for VMware, Hyper-V, RHEV, and XenServer environments.
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic:
Turbonomic delivers an autonomic platform where virtual and cloud environments self-manage in real-time to assure application performance.