Twitter trying to Trade Mark the phrase ‘subtweet’ has become become internet and tech news after the @alexweprin, deputy media editor @politco tweeted the company’s US Trade Mark Application.

That Tweet got 537 retweets and it spawned some of the following articles:

http://www.theverge.com/2015/12/4/9850064/twitter-subtweet-trademark-application

http://www.techradar.com/news/internet/twitter-can-t-trademark-tweet-but-it-s-laying-claims-to-the-next-best-thing-1310554

http://www.trustedreviews.com/news/twitter-trademark-subtweet-meaning

http://tvnewsroom.org/newslines/entertainment/twitter-applies-for-trademark-for-the-word-subtweet-39764/

So, apparently I should have made a bigger song and dance about this when I spotted it back in October then – You can see my original post HERE

Lesson learned, if Twitter do something like this again, I will shout it more from the rooftops!