iceberg tweeting
pp. Posting a note to Twitter where the visible text is only a small part of the overall message.
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Here, we were laying the foundation for iceberg tweets — tweets beyond Barrier 140.
—Craig Mod, “Iceberg Tweeting,” The Message, July 30, 2014
Lots of taking things out of their intended framing to be offended and lots of iceberg tweeting.
—Vileblood Crocuta, “Lots of…,” Twitter, May 02, 2014
I'm just gonna start tweeting one word and make people guess what my tweet means. Tip of the iceberg tweeting.
—Zac Burrage, “I'm just…,” Twitter, March 24, 2014
2011 (earliest)
Twitter condenses messages to bite-sized sentences that communicate beyond their word limit and are open to a myriad of interpretation. One of the aims of the project is that students visually interpret the deeper meaning of a 'tip of the iceberg tweet' in order to produce a book that addresses the wider issues that the tweet alludes to.
—“ICO/ UbyU — # Manifesto,” Camberwell College of Arts, October 09, 2011
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