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A person's followers on Twitter:‘he told his tweeps he was going to a Bruce Springsteen concert’‘millions of tweeps follow their every tweet’
- ‘If you are in the same space as me, you can look at my list "Start-it-up Friends," and find some amazing tweeps to follow.’
- ‘And, so, stand by, Jessica, because I put that out to my Twitter people, the tweeps.’
- ‘As you gain followers and build a base of tweeps you are following, go to your lists of Followers or Following (on your profile page).’
- ‘Lists are helpful to you because it a great way to curate content and find good tweeps to follow!’
- ‘Any of my tweeps know a good restaurant in Baltimore?’
- ‘Thanks for the support, tweeps.’
- ‘I apparently unfollowed some tweeps overnight - please let me know if it was you.’
- ‘One of my tweeps occasionally tweets out a blurb with a link to his facebook page, which is of the sort that one cannot see without logging into FB.’
- ‘If you're looking for the breakdown, that's about 12,500 Twitter followers per hour, or ~208 new tweeps per minute.’
- ‘Have a great Monday, tweeps.’
- ‘Phil really seems to be enjoying sharing with all his tweeps.’
- ‘Soccer's rise signifies what one of my tweeps just called America's "return to the community of nations."’
- ‘"Wasssuuppp tweeps, I'm back," he wrote on Tuesday.’
- ‘Good morning Tweeps - another day another dollar.’
- ‘Goodnight tweeps! See y'all if i wake up in the morning.’
- ‘Since then, he has urged his tweeps to donate to lung cancer causes, including his own charity.’
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