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I need a simple(commonly used/known) word or short slang(2 words max.) which means to re-share a piece of information with your network of friends. Something just like "Share" on social networks.

The word/slang is to be used in an application to let the user share a content with his friends. The content is not owned by him but just found by him & what he wants to also Re-Share with his network.

Something similar to Re-Share or like Re-tweet(as used by twitter) may be a good fit. Could you suggest some simple word/slang to imply this ?

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Would you consider accepting some of the answers already given to your previous questions, to increase your acceptance rate and encourage people to answer this? –  Lunivore Sep 28 '12 at 10:16
    
surely, i missed that important thing.. will do that now! –  user01 Sep 28 '12 at 11:07
    
Perhaps gossip. –  bib Sep 28 '12 at 11:53
    
a content? You can (must) drop the indef. art. before content. –  Kris Sep 29 '12 at 6:00
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I need a simple(commonly used/known) word or short slang(2 words max.) which means to re-share a piece of information with your network of friends. Something just like "Share" on social networks.

An example sentence , or several, of how you wish to use the phrase, would be useful.

Pass on - "Material may be passed on"
Pass along - " ... passed along ..."
Copy to - REcopy is implicit.
Share with - sharing a shared resource is implicit.
Copy freely
Freely copiable - quite a common concept.
Public domain.
GPL licence.
Copying unrestricted.
Copying allowed.
Sharing permitted. / Resharing permitted.
Not copyrighted (see public domain).
Share alike (as in one version of GPL licence)
Stallman rules [ :-) ]

No restrictions on copying. (4 words)

Unlicenced ...
Unrestricted.
Fully free.

...

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+1 Pass on & Pass along make better sense for my usecase. –  user01 Sep 28 '12 at 11:16
    
Do you have some more suggestions similar to "Pass on" ? –  user01 Sep 29 '12 at 8:12
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Would the phrase Pay it forward be too long? Or maybe it could be shortened to Pay forward. It is a concept that means, don't send "it" (whatever "it" happens to be) back to me or pay me back, just past it along to someone else. This Wikipedia entry explains it.

Or you could say Fast forward, playing off the old VCR term.

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Perhaps “Send Props”, where props refers to «”proper respect” or “proper recognition” for another person; an expression of approval or a special acknowledgment; accolade or accolades; praise». For props etymology, see question #73636 and see the randomhouse.com 20010213 WOTD. Or perhaps try Do Tell, a phrase that may ask for details or may express astonishment (1, 2).

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Maybe you could use something like "post on profile" or "post on wall" or whatever your users have. If not, you could invent a word for "post" (like tweet on Twitter or blog on blogs) and you could then have something like re-tweet or re-blog.

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