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I want to read someone's tweets from the past, but Twitter doesn't allow to see more than 5000. How can I see them?

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There is an open source project I am affiliated with called bmtu https://github.com/insom/bmtu which can let you save tweets of any account. If you have trouble making it work, let me know and I will send you some modified version of the Python source code.

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snapbird.org is pretty great for that...all you have to do is sign in with your twitter account and then it'll let you pick who/what to backtrack on. -> http://snapbird.org/

also, i've read on numerous occasions that the library of congress is storing all of our tweets...no idea how/where, but that could be worth looking into.

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snapbird.org also let you retrieve the number of tweets as twitter does :( –  user46503 Aug 27 '13 at 14:53

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