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Messaging via Twitter: Public

The public @ message

Type @ followed, without a space, by the person’s name: @loosewire

This message will appear in their @replies section of their account that there is a message for them. (And they may get an email message depending on the notification settings of their account).

(You can also reference someone without using the @ sign, but unless they’re checking for all tweets that include their name, chances are they’ll miss it.)

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The public reply

Move your mouse over the blank space to the immediate right of a tweet.

Click on the reply arrow.

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At the top the status box will have changed to a reply box and the person’s twitter name will have been entered prefaced by the @ sign:

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