Confused by who sees what on Twitter? You are not alone. If I retweet, who sees it? If I reply to a tweet, who will see that? Why is starting a tweet with “@JohnDoe” different from putting the same name in the middle of the tweet?

Let’s clear up some of the confusion. For answers to these and many more questions, take a look at Mom, This is How Twitter Works. You will see examples of tweets, answers to who will see them, and the rationale on each example. If you are a Twitter novice, this add the post to your bookmarks so that you can refer to it again.

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