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From Richard Hirsch <>
Subject Re: Favourite feed
Date Tue, 21 Apr 2009 13:32:14 GMT
I've never used "via". Is there a symbol for it?

Couldn't you use some sort of a filter to pick out the RTs from people you
follow. This might work in TweetDeck if you played with columns and filters.


On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 3:06 PM, Anne Kathrine Petteroe

> Hi,
> we (=the Norwegians on twitter) had a very interesting discussion about the
> retweet format today, RT and via.
> When do people use RT and when do they use via?
> RT is used when you like a tweet and want to share it with your followers.
> Pretty much the same as favouriting it. Often only copy-paste.
> Via is used when you edit the content of the tweet, ie. adding value.
> One guy had a good idea, what if favourties was a separate stream, just
> like replies and DMs.
> This stream would contain the favourites (or RTs if you'd like) of the
> people you follow.
> I could easily imagine this a great source to share wisdom and links, and
> wonder if this is something we should bring into ESME?
> What do you think?
> /Anne

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