A speaking or notice of anything, usually in a brief or cursory manner. Used especially in the phrase to make mention of. (noun)
To make a short reference to something. (verb)
Examples of word mention
This characterization is no clearer than the intuitive distinction between use and mention, and matters become even more complicated as soon as we do try to characterize ˜mention™ and
According to Krikorian, "something like 50% of tweets" contain at least one @mention, list mention, URL or hashtag. developers who want to understand the tweet text have to parse the text to try to extract those entities (which can get really hard and difficult when dealing with unicode characters) and then have to potentially make another REST call to resolve that data.
So if in one message I @mention you and @kevinmarks, and another message next month I mention you and @dannysullivan, you become a link between those two people and their streams of messages and @mentions.
mention, whether a Tweet by the author, a retweet by a reader, an @mention of other such authorities, the implicit clouds of such signals.
The brief did not mention the 9/11 plot, nor did the title mention airplanes.