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    a group of people who use the microblogging service Twitter and are interested in the same topic
    If you're experiencing difficulty finding interesting people to follow, or getting frustrated searching for like-minded Twitterers, you may be a perfect Twibes candidate.
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 24/11/2009 17:13:00


an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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