Free microblogging webapp that lets users share "tweets" of up to 140 characters in length.

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Where is the search field on twitter.com?

I'm not a user of Twitter, and I have no intention to create an account there. There is no search box on Twitter’s landing page. What path should I follow to get to a page where I can search amongst ...
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Twitter and Facebook time difference by one hour for post before 13 Mar

This is simple enough question. I know daylight saving time but I am living in non-DST place and still confused. I have a few posts, posted before 13 Mar via TweetDeck which post to Twitter and ...
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How can I search within someone's Twitter followers?

I'm trying to find all users that describe themselves as a "professor" within their Twitter profiles, but only if they follow certain accounts. I've looked at Tweet Reports but I believe this tool ...
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Obtain top results from Yahoo Pipes RSS for Twitter feed

How can I get Twitter feed to take the top results from my Yahoo Pipes RSS feed instead of the ones from the beginning? I see an option like pubdate and guid in the twitter feed. Not quite sure what ...
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How do I send a questions to a select group of people on Twitter?

How do I send questions to select (eg animal rights and animal rescue) groups on Twitter?
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Save or collect tweets in which I clicked a link

I am using Twitter mostly to discover content on the web, so every time I use it I tend to clink on lots of links. I then read through the websites and some I save for myself, some I put on the blog, ...
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Post to someone's timeline and delete copy in mine

How do I post my tweet to someone's timeline, delete the auto copy added to my timeline, and have the tweet remain in the timeline of the person that I sent it to?
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Search someones followers on twitter

I met someone at a concert but I didnt get their contact info. All I really know if their first name and I am definitely sure they are following a band on twitter. Is there anyway to get a list of ...
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How do I escape URLs in Twitter?

I want to post a bit of script to Twitter which includes a URL. However, Twitter automatically sends URLs through its shortening service, with the (usually right, but in this case wrong) assumption ...
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How to get email / SMS notifications for tweets for a specific user that match certain words?

I know that Twitter already allow mobile notifications for new tweets from a specific user, but how can I go further and only get SMS (or email) notifications for new tweets from a specific that also ...
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My reply to a tweet doesn't appear below the original tweet when it's expanded

I reply to somebody's tweets, (clicking the reply link below the original tweet), then when this tweet is expanded I see replies from other people who posted before and after me but not mine. My ...
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Searching Twitter in the distant past

Is there anyway to search Twitter into the distant past. I'd like to know any occurrence of a term that was ever tweeted. It seems on http://search.twitter.com I can only search like one week at a ...
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Links posted to Facebook page with Twitter not previewing correctly

I have my Twitter account connected to my Facebook page. When a tweet is posted to Facebook, that also contains my website’s URL, Facebook picks a random image from my home page, and crops it badly. ...
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Notifications after deactivation of Twitter

While stalking, I accidentally followed someone on Twitter, and unfollowed them right after. I also changed all my info right after, blocked the person, and deactivated my account. Will my "follow" ...
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Is there a way to receive Twitter group notices in identi.ca?

I'm evaluating identi.ca, and it looks very attractive. One extra nice feature would be the ability to subscribe to a Twitter feed (what's the correct terminology), especially because Twitter is ...
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Can I stop someone from seeing a follow notification on Twitter?

I accidentally followed someone I didn't mean to follow, then immediately unfollowed. I was wondering if there's any way of stopping them from seeing that I followed them for a second.
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Tweet is not showing up in list of sent tweets

I sent a tweet but it does not show up in my sent list. I can see all my older tweets. Where could it have gone?
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How do I know which contact I follow tweets the most?

I am following 100+ contacts and I would like to know which one of them tweets most frequently (as in "Trends" on Google Reader). Is there a way to discover this?
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When you favourite a tweet that's been retweeted by someone you follow, will he get a notification?

Person X tweets a post—I don’t follow X; Person Y retweets X's tweet—I follow Y; I favourite the tweet that Y retweeted. Will Y get a notification? I know it does give notification if I retweet a ...
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Where can I see Twitter replies to me?

Where can I see Twitter replies to me? Clicking on my user name does nothing. I've scoured the Twitter page and can find no replies button or even a Help button. I have been trying for some months to ...
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Want to see secret Twitter accounts

Is it possible to see protected Twitter accounts (the account which you can't see what they are tweeting until they allow you to follow) without them knowing?
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Twitter timeline/stream without mentions + Hide mentions from specific account

I've been using Tweetdeck for a good week now because I have to manage 2 accounts, but I run into some problems. Is it possible to create a timeline/column where you see all Tweets which aren't ...
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How do I allow @replys to my tweets to show when tweet is expanded?

For all other twitter users, when I click on their tweet, if anyone has replied to that specific tweet, it shows up underneath in an expanded window. For some reason, none of the responses to my ...
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How to provide limited control to non-account owners in Twitter

I want to provide an external freelancer access to our corporate Twitter account, without giving that person the option to hijack the account. Sort of like the page managers function in Facebook, ...
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How to tag Twitter friends in Instagram?

I've recently begun using Instagram as my primary photo app, but I've been having trouble tagging Twitter friends when I hit "Share Photo" > "Twitter" from within the app. By default, Instagram ...
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How does Twitter's addition of photos to profile work when retweeting

Sometimes when I retweet a post with a photo (the ones that are shown in the feed), the photo is added to my photos and videos on the profile and sometimes it doesn't. How does it work?
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Any way to link to a time slice of Twitter posts?

I am interested in linking to a sequence of tweets by a single user - starting and ending with specific tweets. Basically, due to the constraints, people often tweet a series of short posts that are ...
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Why Can't I See My Tweets On The Recipient's Timeline?

I just set up my Twitter account, and even after reading almost everything on their "Help" page, I am still confused about tweeting the people I'm following. Let me explain: I am following Richard ...
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How can I view all (most recent) tweets directed at a particular user?

There is a writer who recently wrote an article for Slate. People are responding to him on Twitter. But I don't know how to see all their tweets. The Twitter user is: ...
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Search for tweets with a phrase but excluding that phrase if it's within a URL

I'm trying to search for tweets that talk about NPR, but because Twitter searches the full text of URLs, my results include every tweet that links to NPR.org (a lot!). How can I search for tweets that ...
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How do I set a wide Twitter cover photo?

How do I configure a wide Twitter cover photo like the top image on this profile: https://twitter.com/Taupoweddings I don't see it in my Twitter settings anywhere.
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My Twitter timeline has a huge 11 hour period of silence. Can I retrieve those tweets anyhow?

There is an ~11h period of silence in my Twitter timeline: Why is this happening and is there any way to retrieve the missing tweets? (My timeline usually contains around ~480 tweets per day, so I ...
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Any ideas why Twitter stopped showing the 'pic.twitter.com/xxxx' link for inline tweet images?

Just yesterday I noticed Twitter no longer reveals the pic.twitter.com/xxxx link to images included in a tweet. Does anyone know what is going on with that? Images show as before it seems, but before ...
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How do I find my retweets of a certain account?

On twitter, @Someone shared something interesting and I retweeted it. Some time passes, and now I want to read it again. Problem is, I tweeted and retweeted lots of other stuff, and also @someone also ...
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Is it possible to reach another user's all tweets even if they are more than 5000?

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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How to view and download old Twitter Direct Messages

I'm looking to view and archive all my old DMs in Twitter, since I would like to revive conversations that took place 1 year ago. Acording to Twitter they don't delete old messages, they simply ...
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How can I search for my list of Twitter mutes?

Muting people is sometimes useful to avoid the flood of tweets / mentions in a discussion you're no longer interested in. Sometimes it's only temporary, so... How can I view a list of all the people ...
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Default to All and hide retweets on Twitter search results

How can I default the sort of Twitter search results to show "All" instead of "Top" and have it exclude retweets? On Twitter I don't follow anyone or post anything, I just use it to search to get ...
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Using Twitter advanced search to find users that match certain criteria

Is it possible to use Twitter's advanced search function (or something else) to find people that tweet about a certain topic regularly, or that match a certain criteria? For example, I'm looking for ...
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Monitor keywords from my Twitter contacts

I know it is possible to subscribe to keywords searches by saving them within Twitter's app as a saved search. There doesn't seem to be a way to get notified by email of these searches nor scope the ...
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How to receive a regular email listing all Twitter mentions of a specific word or keyword?

Searching Twitter for mentions of a word or multiple words can be a chore. Is there something that can be set up in Twitter that will email me a digest of search terms? Or do I have to look for some ...
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Twitter account suspended—why?

I'm new using Twitter. I tried to follow someone (who is legit) and next thing I know I get a message that my account has been suspended. It says I have been using it for spam or that someone might ...
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Feed or alert of a specific Twitter keyword from specific Twitter account?

How do I receive an alert or create a feed for when a specific Twitter account tweets a specific keyword(s)? For example, the author of a software application I use apparently does not have any type ...
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If my Twitter account is private and I'm blocking a user, if I reply to that person's tweet, will they see it?

I have my account set as private and a certain person blocked. However, her account is not private and it was brought to my attention she was speaking badly about me. Under that specific negative ...
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What's the best format for multi-word hashtags in tweets?

What's the best format for multi-word hashtags in tweets? Some candidates for consideration are, supposing a phrase's normal writing is "foo Bar baz": #FooBarBaz (camel-cased) #foo_Bar_baz ...
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Yahoo Pipe Twitter Feed is missing out # & @

I have built a Yahoo Pipe that takes Tweets from my Twitter list that I've put into a Twitter Widget and output via some Google Script to make it Yahoo Pipe friendly. The pipe then filters unique ...
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Twitter - I can see their tweet in my feed, but not their's

So I can see a person's tweets on my Twitter feed but when I click on their name to see more of their tweets I can no longer see that tweet. It is happening a lot with one particular person, am I ...
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How can I filter only “stories” from followed persons?

I am following several persons on Twitter, so my screen (sorry I don't know the Twitter nomenclature) is cluttered by things those people say, which discourages using Twitter at all. Today I received ...
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Some images show automatically on the Twitter timeline, others do not

I've noticed that sometimes pictures from people I follow display in the timeline, and other times they don't and need to be "expanded". How does the algorithm work to pick out which images to show ...
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Can't access Twitter using MobileTor on iPhone

Twitter is blocked in my country so I need something like Tor to pass the filtering. I have installed mobileTor (the version of Tor compatible with iOS) for this purpose, but the Twitter app tells me ...