Selfie, Tweep and Hashtag Join Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Hashtag, selfie, and tweep are some of the new words and definitions added to Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary in 2014. These terms represent how social media is influencing globally & has become a trendsetter. Some of the terms related to technology, social media & networking added to the dictionary.

You can join the conversation on twitter using hashtag #MW2014NewWords. Tweep, selfie, and hashtag shows how we communicate on the net & Words like crowdfunding, gamification, and big data shows how business is done.

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crowdfunding
gamification
hashtag
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Ellen DeGeneres Oscars selfie – The Most Retweeted Post Ever

During the 86th Academy Awards, Ellen DeGeneres Oscars selfie has become the Most Retweeted Post Ever. During the live show (8:30 p.m.-12:00 midnight ET) there were more than 14.7 million Tweets around the world containing terms related to the telecast of the event. The tweet has got 2,494,813 retweets & 1,233,198 favorites. After the show, @TheEllenShow’s follower growth was 47 times more than her average daily growth rate this year. Find out more Twitter stats about the show at Twitter’s blog

Ellen DeGeneres oscars selfie

Ellen DeGeneres oscars selfie