Techno talk

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Twit­ter –a web­site of­fer­ing a so­cial net­work­ing and mi­croblog­ging ser­vice, en­abling its users to send and read short mes­sages called tweets.

An es­ti­mated 200 mil­lion users gen­er­ate 65 mil­lion tweets a day.

Face­book –a so­cial net­work­ing web­site with more than 600 mil­lion ac­tive users.

Wall – a space on ev­ery Face­book user’s pro­file page that al­lows friends to post mes­sages for the user to see.

Fol­low­ers –a per­son or en­tity who has a Twit­ter ac­count who has gained ac­cess or the abil­ity to fol­low or read an­other Twit­ter ac­count holder’s tweets.

Friend –A Face­book user you have added ei­ther by re­quest­ing their per­mis­sion, or re­spond­ing to their re­quest. By adding or agree­ing to be friends you al­low the per­son to view your pro­file and com­ment on your wall.

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