What does mention mean?

A reference to a Twitter username in a tweet

Mention is a Twitter term for a tweet that mentions a Twitter username, which shows up as notification. The mention occurs when a person tweets at a person or replies to another person.

When you visit a person's profile page on Twitter, the mentions do not show up, but you can search for tweets mentioning a person's Twitter handle in the search box. The mention term is often seen as "RIP to your mentions" or "RIP my mentions."


"Dude, your mentions are gonna blow up after that retweet."
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Mention means a reference to a twitter username in a tweet

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Last Updated: January 15, 2018

Mention definition

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