Mention

@ Direction Text (used as a shortcut)
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Updated March 3, 2012
Description: The at symbol (@) is used to mention another user within a Twitter post. It allows you to link to other users within your tweet using the following format: @username. When used as a "mention" tag, the at symbol is not considered an emoticon.
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