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What is the full form of @?

Asked by Howard Reyes, Last updated: Jan 17, 2020

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Bergeront Tiffney

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Bergeront Tiffney, Computer Engineer, M. Tech, Southeast Montgomery

Answered May 23, 2019

There are many common symbols we use today when surfing the internet. Many a time, we just use them without having any knowledge of how they come about. An example is @, this symbol is pronounced as 'At'. And it is widely used especially on the internet and social media. The @ symbol is used on internet to specify the address a particular thing belongs. ...Read More
 

G. Horace

G. Horace, Content Developer, Chicago

Answered May 07, 2019

The full form of @ is usually called “At.” This is known to have gained popularity when technology also became more popular. There was a time when this was only used in emails but as time went by, this started to be used for a lot of other things. It will be common to see this being used on social media. You can use @ when you want to tag other people in a public post that you find funny or something that you can relate to. You can also use @ when you want to tag a popula...Read More
 

M. Parker

M. Parker, Internet Researcher, Houston

Answered May 06, 2019

There are so many symbols on the internet that we don't know what they mean, what they are used and how they can be used. A perfect example is @, this is used for many things. Some people call it ''At'' sign because it is pronounced as ''At'' and the symbol can be used in place of ''At''. The use of @ 'At' is very common on social media, especially when someone is chatting with his friends on any of the messaging apps. For example, you can be asked about your whereabouts, you can simp...Read More
 

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