Twitter: [[person]] who retweets themselves.

ActivityPub: person who [[boosts]] themselves.

@maya I like retooting and tooting more than the noun form, 'toot' -- it's not because the silliness argument (I am a flan on the internet, after all), but rather nowadays feel that it's too simple a word phonetically so it doesn't work as well IRL. I'm not sure it could make the move to other languages because of the same; like, say, catch on in Spanish.

@flancian I think translating the spirit could be more fun than trying to form it backwards.. is there some kind of half onomatopoeic word (as toot or tweet) for a trumpeting noise in Spanish? Hmm


@maya interesting thought! I didn't know, but apparently that could be [[tararí]].

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