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    to click the 'favorite' button on Twitter showing that you like someone's tweet

    Essentially the new, updated notification service now notifies a user if another user mentions the first in a tweet and that tweet then gets favorited.

    If I favorite a tweet in Android Seesmic, sometimes that tweet doesn't show as favorited in the timelines of iOS twitter or the twitter website timeline.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 18/07/2013

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… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

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spogs

spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

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