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Searching Twitter can be arduous. What are some tricks to searching Twitter? Are there additional options outside of the ones listed on Twitter's advanced search page?

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possible duplicate of How do I search within someone's tweets? –  akira Jul 1 '10 at 9:44
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Community Wiki? –  x3ja Jul 1 '10 at 21:28
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There are some interesting articles around about using advanced Twitter search techniques to narrow down results. Most simply use the functions on the advanced search page or search operators to create interesting searches:

7 "Secret" ways to use Twitter

Take Advantage of Twitter Search Operators

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Ahh...finally found out how to search by client "source:[CLIENT NAME]" - I had forgotten about this one. Thanks –  Josh Newman Jul 12 '10 at 13:10
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I've found that Searchtastic yields deeper historical search results than Twitter's Search

EDIT: Sadly Searchtastic has shut down.

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Your searchtastic link is missing the .com. :) Looks pretty cool though! –  ahsteele Jul 9 '10 at 19:44
    
Thanks - fixed :) –  Josh Newman Jul 12 '10 at 13:10
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