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Section Nine- Internet & Contact Info

Rule

Instruction

Example

Spelling a Name, Address, Word, etc.

If a speaker spells out a last name or street or something, indicate the recitation of letters with hyphens in between each letter.

My name is Christina, C-H-R-I-S-T-I-N-A.

Internet

Internet must always be capitalized.

You must have a stable Internet connection to work on Mturk.

URLs

Transcribe the final web address even if the speaker has completely spelled it out.

Spoken:
You can find us at W S J dot com.

Transcribe as:
You can find us at WSJ.com

Emails

Transcribe the final email address even if the speaker has completely spelled it out.

Spoken:
My email is J O H N dot D O E at g mail dot com.

Transcribe as:
My email is john.doe@gmail.com.

Telephone Number

Transcribe the final telephone number in digits and dashes form.

My cell number is (123)-444-5555.

IP Addresses

Transcribe the final IP address in digits and periods form.

98.182.30.194

Hashtags

If used as a word in a sentence, spell out the word hashtag.

If used in the format #blablabla use the pound sign, #

Contact me at the hashtag shown below.

 

Spoken:
What’s your opinion? Let us know at hashtag CrowdSurf.

 

Transcribe as:
What’s your opinion? Let us know at #CrowdSurf.

Twitter handles

Use the at sign, @, when someone references their twitter handle

Find me on Twitter @AshleyEsqueda.

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