Can someone explain to me why do a lot of tweets have second person pronouns?

I'm doing research study and it appears that second person pronouns appear the most in tweets.

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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it's about typical writing style in Twitter and not about the English language- that is, we might expect to observe the same thing in Spanish or French as well. – Jim Apr 4 '16 at 0:08
  • You want to grab the reader—make the reader identify with you, right away! – Sven Yargs Apr 4 '16 at 0:18
  • Consider this: Even more tweets contain the letter "e". Why is that?? – Hot Licks Apr 4 '16 at 2:24
  • @Jim not that I'm insisting the question remain open but that close reason is a bit weird. Other languages have grammar. Does that mean we can't address the fact that English has grammar? – candied_orange Apr 4 '16 at 2:59
  • @CandiedOrange- No, because a question specific to English grammar would have a different answer than for other languages. – Jim Apr 4 '16 at 4:48

Same reason phone calls have a lot of second person pronouns. Because you are talking directly to someone.

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