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How do I send a tweet to someone specific?

As an example, on the Science Friday radio show and podcast, the host says every week "tweet your questions and comments to us." The same phrase is used on the show's website at ...
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I suddenly can't see the tweets older than today

Last night everything was normal on Twitter. Today, when I logged on to Twitter, I could only see a few tweets and no more. I waited a few hours and retried only to realize that older tweets are not ...
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How do I take my tweets OFF private?

I don't know why but some of my tweets have a lock beside them and people can't retweet them. My accounts isn't on private and not all of my tweets have a lock icon. So how do I get rid of it?
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How do I see who Retweeted my tweets - 2013 edition [duplicate]

Yes, this was answered in 2011, but the Twitter interface keeps changing, and changing, and changing. As of 1 July 2013, how do I see who retweeted my tweets on twitter.com?
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Twitter retweets vs. replies

What's the difference between a retweet and reply? A retweet looks just like a reply with a quote of what was replied to. Is there anything else different.
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Is it possible for some one in Afghanistan to get a tweet from a person in the USA as an SMS in their Afghan cell phone? How?

I need to be able to update people in Afghanistan with SMS messages to their cell phones. I thought the best way to do this was to get them all to sign-up for twitter and then subscribe to my tweets ...
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How to see all tweets to a particular user

I am following a certain person on twitter. I then started following another person who is also following him. I noticed that after I did this I could see the tweets that this person was making to ...
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Can I modify the format of the text used to post to Twitter by Typepad?

I dislike the format that Typepad uses when posting to Twitter to alert my followers that I've created a new blog post. Is there a mechanism to change the format?
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Is it possible to display/retrieve the number of “original” tweets a user posted?

On Twitter, when viewing a user’s page, the number of tweets he or she posted so far is displayed: But it does not tell if those tweets were original tweets or just answers or retweets and how ...
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How can I find tweets that I've favorited that were written by a particular user?

I have favorited (stared) over 5,000 tweets. I'd like to be able to view only the tweets that I've favorited that were written by a particular user. Is there any way to do this?
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Which is the most reliable and secure application for tweeting by mail?

I know it is a weird way of tweeting but I want to tweet by e-mail. There are some web applications doing this. But I am looking for the most credible and secure one. What are your recommandations?
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Twitter updates of the people I follow

Does Twitter operate on the principle that people with whom we interact (the most) only their updates are shown in our timeline? One of my fiends is tweeting but am not getting his/her tweets. ...
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Sending a tweet to somebody I follow but he doesn't follow me

Suppose I follow person B who doesn't follow me. If I want to send to person B a tweet of person C from an unrelated conversation, how do I do it? I tried "reply @B" but it didn't show the link. I ...
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Is there a service that displays tweets per hour for a topic?

I think the Bitcoin trend is exploding right now, but I'd really like to see a graph of tweets per hour to validate this.