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Posted: 06 February 2019 10:40 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Apparently when you get “ratioed” on Twitter that’s bad, because it means your tweet got more dislikes than likes.  That was explained in an online article I just read.

Is there a handy lexicon of Twitter slang somewhere or do you just have to figure it out based on context and repetition?

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Posted: 06 February 2019 04:42 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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jtab4994 - 06 February 2019 10:40 AM

Apparently when you get “ratioed” on Twitter that’s bad, because it means your tweet got more dislikes than likes.  That was explained in an online article I just read.

Is there a handy lexicon of Twitter slang somewhere or do you just have to figure it out based on context and repetition?

The latter, as is true for language generally.

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Posted: 07 February 2019 03:07 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Urbaqn Dictionary says it means that you got more comments than likes and retweets.

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Posted: 07 February 2019 07:45 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Is there a handy lexicon of Twitter slang somewhere or do you just have to figure it out based on context and repetition?

The latter, as is true for language generally.

Yeah, but there are lots of dictionaries devoted to hobbies, occupations, and regions that have their own slang and I’m looking for a Twitter one that’s up to date.  There are a couple of sites I’ve seen that say they are Twitter Dictionaries, but neither one has “ratioed”.  I guess I can hit Urban Dictionary every time I see a new word or an old word used in a context that seems like something the kids have just dreamed up.

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Posted: 07 February 2019 08:58 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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My understanding of what ratioed means conforms to that of Urban Dictionary. I’ve heard it used on a number of occasions.

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Posted: 07 February 2019 04:23 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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jtab4994 - 06 February 2019 10:40 AM

Apparently when you get “ratioed” on Twitter that’s bad, because it means your tweet got more dislikes than likes. 

Note that Twitter has no dislike button.

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Posted: 08 February 2019 05:25 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Note that Twitter has no dislike button.

Oh, yeah.  I did mischaracterize what the article said.  Here’s the exact quote: “...the fact check was quickly “ratioed,” getting way more negative comments than retweets or likes”.  So that’s actually slightly different from what Urban Dictionary, which does not specify negative comments, says.

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