Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called "tweets". Registered users can read and post tweets, but those who are unregistered can only read them.

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Twitter request

I have a problem. I must make a request for twitter that matches not only tweets that mention specific user but also the tweets which were posted by that user
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Prevent Promoted Tweets on Twitter

I get "Promoted" tweets all the time on my Twitter feed and the majority of the time, they are just a nuisance as I've specifically selected accounts to follow and I feel like they are infringing on ...
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How do I hide Twitter Following/Likes?

A Twitter user's page usually shows Tweets, Following, Followers, Likes, and Lists at the top right below the banner image, as seen on @shanselman's Twitter page: But it's apparently possible to ...
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Retweets of retweets, and what happens when they are undone

I have a question about retweets on Twitter. Imagine Bob posts a tweet. Then Sue retweets the message. Finally, Sara retweets Sue's retweet. What happens to Sara's retweet if Sue "undoes" her retweet? ...
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How to stop Twitter from switching to mobile site

The last few times I have gone to Twitter it has automatically switched to the mobile site. How can I keep it on the standard site? Chromium 48.0.2564.82 (Developer Build) Ubuntu 15.10 (32-bit)
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How do I upload animated gifs from Twitter onto Facebook and have them animate?

Animated GIFS on Twitter are great for capturing a meme. Downloading them is tricky, but can be done by reading the HTML source or using an external tool. The problem I have is, whenever I upload an ...
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Twitter replies

I am having a recent problem on Twitter. I used to be able to see replies to a person's tweet by just clicking on the reply arrow. It would show all the replies that people have done to this tweet. ...
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Filter Twitter DMs to view only unread

I would like to filter my Twitter DMs directly in the app/webapp or via 3rd party software to be able to see only unread DMs or responses. I sent a lot of messages myself and it is hard to track ...
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My tweets aren't showing in anyone's mentions/notifications

My tweets aren't showing in anyone's mentions/notifications! Last year it was on and off but it's getting annoying now, I can't tweet anyone to help because it doesn't show in their mentions!
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Limits on Twitter E-Mail Notifications

What limits does twitter use for E-Mail Notifications (e.g., new followers, DMs, etc.)? They seem to limit them. Some days I saw a stop of new mails after 50 messages on others it where like 113 in ...
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How to NOT create a link in a tweet

Whenever I type something resembling a URL (for example "asp.net") at twitter.com, it automatically converts it into a real link. Is there a way to 'escape' this conversion if I want it to remain ...
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What is Twitter's reason for making my tweets invisible to me on recipients timeline?

I'm keen to get into Twitter, but so far my tweets never appear anywhere. Only exception is if I type find:my_username in the search box. After reading up, I now understand my tweets only become ...
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Tweets don't show up in people's notifications tab

When I tweet someone (mention them e.g.. @username) my tweet does not show up in their mentions. However, it can be seen by them on their timeline. I have tweeted multiple friends to check that this ...
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Twitter trends without hashtags

When looking at Twitter's trends one can find trends with hashtags: #NationalHugDay #danielholtzclaw But also without it: Nats Patrick Kane Why are there trends without a hashtag? How are they ...
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Twitter won't link to Facebook

I had previously linked my personal Twitter and Facebook accounts, then unlinked them. Now I am trying to link them again, and no matter what I do, I get the following message: "You're currently ...
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Twitter app does use my address book? [migrated]

I would like to start using twitter on my smartphone but I do not want to share info with my contacts. Does Twitter app for android suggest to my contacts to link to my accounts?
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Is there an API that returns Twitter usernames?

I am looking to compile a list of URLs and associated Twitter usernames. Is there an API that you can provide a URL to and it would return a Twitter username? Clearbit has an API for sending a URL ...
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How to get definitions of Twitter's hashtags

When I look at the current Twitter trends for the United States, I find tags like: #SEAvsMIN #SundayFunday #IShouldNotBeAllowed #MakeAShowChildish When investigating further, one can find out, ...
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Why people don't receive my notifications in twitter?

For example, when I reply to someone they don't notice me. Same with when I quote someone's tweet. I get ignored because they don't receive them, how can I fix it?
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Is there a way to make tweets only visible for certain people

I just want to send fan mail to a person but I only want that person to see it. Of course, they are not following me.
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My directed tweets/likes/retweets do not result in a notification for the other person

Whenever I tweet at someone or like/retweet their tweet, it won't show up on their notifications. I've tried to fix this by deactivating and reactivating my account but it still doesn't work. Can ...
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How to post Instagram photo to Twitter as a photo

Before Facebook acquired Instagram, you can view IG photos on Twitter as a native photo if you have them linked. Now, only the description and IG link of that photo will be tweeted. What do you do to ...
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Why is a tweet of mine no longer showing on hashtag pages?

I tweeted a tweet and then checked the hashtag pages for it and saw it there. On the next day - it's only on one of them. And if I'm not logged in - it's not shown there either. Why?
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Read Twitter feed history, take a break, return to same place, and keep reading

I took a two-month break from reading Twitter. I'd like to skim all the tweets (of the people I follow) I missed back to the last time I checked my feed. I'd break the skimming into three or four ...
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How do I create a twitter hashtag?

I've looked around the internet for a step by step guide on how to create, and define hash tags. Can someone guide me on how to figure it out?
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How can it be that a Twitter message is viewable individually but invisible in a user's timeline?

Although a message is being accessible through a link, it doesn't appear in a person's timeline at the date-appropriate place. I wonder how that can be explained?
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How to filter by keyword all the people somebody is following on Twitter

I'm interested in the people that a person is following. I could see every person of that list manually, but it is a huge list. I'd like to filter the people of that list according to a criteria like ...
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How to post to Twitter and Facebook business page without notifications

I have a company website with a running blog. I created a business pages on Twitter and Facebook a while back but didn't had time to keep them up to date until I've finally created website. Now that I ...
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Hashtag lists in Twitter?

I'd like to have lists of hashtags grouped by topic instead of accounts. Example: A computer list with hashtags #programming, #python, #emacs, etc., then a country list with hashtags #algeria, ...
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How do I undo blocks by anti-gamergate apps?

How do I unblock blocks made by anti-gamergate apps? I noticed that my twitter account had blocked Brian Cox because he was on a blacklist of an anti-gamergate app. Checking my Twitter Settings for ...
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Twitter - replied to someone's tweet which I can see but can't see it with other account

WHy's this then? log in to account A (work account) reply to a celeb tweet (in this case they only have 5 other replies so I know it hasn't drowned) log in to account B (home account) some time ...
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Cannot follow anyone on Twitter (limit not achieved)

I created an account on Twitter, activated it using my phone, confirmed the E-mail address, and then in the settings I removed the phone number (I don't want it to be there). The account looks fine, ...
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Why do I get Twitter Highlights of people I no longer follow?

As the question states, I get Highlights like: @SomeoneINoLongerFollow and 1 other follow Some User Some tweet that doesn't interest me How do I stop getting these highlights (but still ...
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Twitter sending continual “suspicious sign in” messages

I'm getting a continual stream of messages from Twitter complaining "We noticed a recent login attempt from an unusual device or location." I have a single account and access Twitter primarily ...
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Twitter archive missing tweets?

I received my Twitter archive a few days ago after requesting it but I noticed that there are tweets that are missing from the archive that are on the site. These are tweets I posted long before ...
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How do you search for a post by a user on Twitter?

There is a user I follow on Twitter and I'm trying to find a message they posted a while ago. I tried using Twitter search to search "@username searchterm" and there were no search results. How do I ...
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Tweet URL-link automatically converts into a clickable image

Under what circumstances do normal URL-links (without image upload) in a Tweet automatically converts into an autoexpanded image/link-combination? For example: Links to some newspaper articles shows ...
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Twitter accounts with Facebook fan pages

I have number of fan pages on my Facebook account. I am trying to get a Twitter account for each page, but because I already have my own Twitter account it will not let me connect the fan page ...
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How to get Twitter followers date wise

I have to find the number of Twitter followers date wise, like number of followers 2 weeks, 4 weeks, 6 weeks ago. I have tried on https://dev.twitter.com/rest/tools/console, but it is not accepting ...
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Twitter confirm email will not work for me

I created an account for Twitter. I got a Confirm email dialog. I got the email and I confirmed. I have now been through the resend confirm email cycle more than 100 times, and I have reached out to ...
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Images uploaded to Twitter are smaller than original

I tweeted some images and the URL to the image after upload is like: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CPRDDZxUYAE5iK0.png:large Notice the :large at the end. Without this, the image is even tinier. But ...
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Twitter 'confirm email' message won't go away after trying everything I could find online to try

Two other people on this forum have asked this question and I have tried the advice given in both responses, but it still won't work for me. I've searched everywhere else online and cannot find any ...
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How to reply to a Twitter conversation via email?

Is there a solution that makes it possible to reply to a Twitter conversation using email? Ideally, I would like to directly respond to the email notifications as shown below:
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Error tweeting a certain sentence

On the Twitter web interface, I'm trying to tweet - for several weeks - this exact sentence: D. B. Cooper https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._B._Cooper But this is totally impossible: I always get an ...
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Changed username, now tweets won't show in search

I finally signed up to Twitter on the 5th of September and starting tweeting. I changed my name and username the next day and continued tweeting as normal, but when I put words into the search engine ...
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Why can't I set my time zone to UTC?

I prefer to set some of my web applications to UTC so as to make things less confusing when I travel. However, I've been having trouble setting my Twitter's time zone to UTC: I noticed when looking ...
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Is it possible to open embedded tweets in a new tab?

Since a while I have seen that some tweets are "embedded" within others. A recent example from my twitter feed: If I want to interact with the embedded tweet, I have to click on it. Until I do, I ...
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Why is twitter search not finding results

I tweeted something via Twitter and then tried to search for it. The tweet is https://twitter.com/bgoodr2/status/638042917056065536 so I searched for: Allow Intra-PDF document link navigation And ...
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How To Find & See All My Tweets?

Is there a way to find or index all my tweets on Twitter web or in Twitter app?
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Follow Twitter Vine User without App

Howto follow Twitter Vine User without App? I don't wish to use iOS or Android App, wish to do that with Tools from OS X. Best would be RSS feed. example URL https://vine.co/KingBach?mode=grid