Merriam-Webster dictionary now includes ‘Tweet’, ‘Social Media’, ‘Crowdsourcing’ and more

Tina Nguyen Contributor

Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary has been updated to include 150 new words and definitions this year, its publishers announced this morning.

Four technology-related additions are ‘tweet’‘social media’‘crowdsourcing’ and ‘m-commerce’, words that should have been familiar to readers of this blog for year now.

In fact, according to Merriam-Webster, the first known use for the term ‘tweet’ was in 1768. Clearly, Jack Dorsey’s forefathers were visionaries.

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