Do you tweet like a fourth grader?
Did you ever try to figure out how smart or dumb your tweet is? Well, according to a new test method for the micro-blogging site, 33 percent of people tweet at a fourth grade reading level.social media Updated: Jul 10, 2014 10:31 IST
Did you ever try to figure out how smart or dumb your tweet is? Well, according to a new test method for the micro-blogging site, 33 % of people tweet at a fourth grade reading level.
The tweet test was carried out by Time magazine using a reading comprehension survey known as Simple Measure of Gobbledygook (SMOG).
It found that while teenage sensation Justin Bieber tweets like a fifth grader, US President Barack Obama tweets like a seventh grader!
Time magazine analysed one million public tweets and found that most tweets require no more than a fourth grade education to comprehend.
"Although a tweet's limit of 140 characters makes it difficult to compose a message at a higher reading level. But not impossible. This test did pick up a handful of 12th-grade tweets," the report added.
First Published: Jul 10, 2014 10:28 IST