Twitter Abbreviations

CC = Carbon-copy. Works the same way as email CX = Correction CT = Cuttweet. Another way of saying partial retweet DM = Direct message. A direct-message is a message only you and the person who sent it can read HT = Hat tip. This is a way of attributing a link to another Twitter user MT = Modified tweet. This means the tweet you're looking at is a paraphrase of a tweet originally written by someone else PRT = Partial retweet. The tweet you're looking at is the truncated version of someone else's tweet. PRT = Please retweet, a plea to put at the end of a tweet RT = Retweet. The tweet you're looking at was forwarded to you by another user