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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
2answers
314 views

How do I import an iCal feed to Twitter on an as-it-happens basis?

I have an account on Twitter that I use for saying "what I'm doing." Some of my iCal feeds already know what I'm doing and I don't want to have to do double entry and record that event twice. Is ...
0
votes
1answer
82 views

Tweeting to someone on NCIS without letting other people know my real name

How would I let people from the TV series NCIS know that I enjoy the program, but at the same time not let on to other people on Twitter know who I am or what my real name is? I want to be able to ...
6
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I get newlines in a tweet?

Is there a reliable way to make newlines appear in a tweet? The twitter website accepts them in the "Compose new tweet" box, but they don't show up in the stream. The server receives them and stores ...
9
votes
4answers
1k views

How to search Twitter for tweets citing a blog post, correcting for URL shorteners?

Say I want to find all tweets that link to a particular blog post, such as this one, and considering that most tweets would actually use URL shorteners, is there a way to find those tweets, taking ...
4
votes
0answers
6k views

Twitter randomly fails to load in Chrome [closed]

I've been noticing over the last few weeks that when I try to load Twitter through Chrome, it will randomly decide to hang on trying to load the page, showing nothing but a blank white page, like the ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Twitter's “Similar to” reveals my friends, despite protected account

I recently switched to a Twitter protected account, so that social engineers can't find my friends. PROBLEM: I just realized that anybody seeing my protected account's page can click the "Similar to ...
3
votes
2answers
70 views

Is there a service that shows you the favorite tweets of the people you follow? [closed]

I'm looking for something like Stellar but already populated with the people I'm following.
7
votes
1answer
130 views

Searching my Twitter lists

How can I search tweets among the ones that belong to tweeters in one of my twitter lists? I don't seem to find a tool to do it. Maybe it's just me overlooking, but can you help me?
7
votes
4answers
2k views

How to enable Twitter's new UI?

New Twitter UI was launched recently. Some can use it already, others can't. By the way, I realized an interesting fact. When I visit twitter.com from favstar.fm, I can always see the new UI. But on ...
2
votes
1answer
48 views

Twitter profiler?

My Twitter is way too busy. I want to know who I can unfollow to reduce the highest amount of messages. The messages are so spread apart it's hard to tell. There are also retweets. Is there an app ...
0
votes
1answer
282 views

Twitter at underscore (@_)

What does the twitter @_ mean/do? I was under the impression it might be a private message, but I don't know how to search for it to confirm!
4
votes
2answers
111 views

Logged out of Twitter whenever I restart the browser even with ‘Remember me’ option

Is anyone else experiencing the same problem? I have it with both Opera 11 and Safari 5 on the two separate Macs. I have reset cookies and done the usual troubleshooting. I have the ...
2
votes
1answer
76 views

Is it possible to track new style RTs to an account I don't have access to?

If I have access to an account, I can use either twitter.com/#!/retweeted_of_mine or give retweetrank.com/retweeted.in/etc (read-only) access to see who has new style RT'ed the account. Is it ...
2
votes
1answer
143 views

How can I create a task to fetch a page from a link in a tweet?

For example, if the tweet is The pros and cons of cloud hosting t.co/R1S9rcXW I want ifttt to create a new note in Evernote with body as the page linked by the URL: t.co/R1S9rcXW, and NOT the ...
7
votes
1answer
908 views

How do I hide Twitter updates on my LinkedIn home page?

Is there a way to remove Twitter updates from showing on my LinkedIn homepage? This is just flooding my LinkedIn stream with redundant data that I don't want to know.
3
votes
1answer
987 views

Request IP logs from Twitter

According to the privacy section at Twitter, it seems that the IPs used for access are logged Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type, the referring domain, pages ...
4
votes
1answer
11k views

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?
4
votes
1answer
4k views

Why does the internet think I'm French?

Whenever I visit a new site, mostly social network or 'shop' sites, the page defaults to the French language, despite my IP being English. This also occurs when I'm on different computers, and when my ...
1
vote
2answers
155 views

Creating a directory of Twitter users for a niche community?

I'm a student studying meteorology and I have an idea, but I don't know the best way to go about achieving it. I'd like to create a user-made directory of Twitter users for the weather community. ...
29
votes
2answers
2k views

What does 'MT' mean in Twitter?

I keep seeing 'MT' used in much the same way that 'RT' is frequently used. What is the difference? Should I be using 'MT'?
2
votes
1answer
2k views

My laptop cannot connect to twitter.com. Now what? [closed]

When I'm at the office, I can browser to twitter.com and log in. No problem. When I'm at my wife's computer at home, ditto. When, however, my laptop is at home (behind the same NAT-ural router), ...
4
votes
1answer
84 views

Is there an app to search Twitter and gather all media links (+ removing duplicates)?

I am sure Twitter will add 'Tweets with media' one day, but it would be great to use such functionality already now. Have you seen such app, or I have to write it myself?
7
votes
1answer
346 views

See tweets in CoTweet that have been retweeted (new-style)?

Is there a way to see my tweets that have been retweeted by others? I can see the ones that count as mentions if they are retweeted using the old-style. I am not seeing ones done by the new-style ...
20
votes
4answers
1k views

Is there a hack to force Twitter not to convert words like ASP.NET to links?

Currently, Twitter converts anything that has dot inside it into a link, e.g. ASP.NET becomes http://ASP.NET, Any.DO becomes http://Any.DO etc. I currently make a space if I want the word to stay the ...
5
votes
2answers
184 views

Do I lose all rights to a photo when using common Twitter picture sharing services?

There seem to be a glut of image sharing services geared for Twitter or the like, which of them should I stay away from if I care about the picture and which allow me to retain control over the ...
4
votes
2answers
191 views

How to get granular privacy control per Facebook application?

Facebook offers privacy control over apps, so I decided set up the Twitter application to post updates to my wall. But I would also like not to let everyone see these updates (that would be ...
3
votes
3answers
468 views

How real time are Twitter search API results

I'm wondering how "real-time" are the results from http://search.twitter.com/search.atom?q= can't find any clear indication on that from Twitter. I mean is there a guaranteed lag time? Thanks
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Import Hotmail friends to Twitter?

How can I import my Hotmail friends over to Twitter? The old importer doesn't seem to work.
1
vote
1answer
7k views

How to create Twitter vertical count button?

I saw vertical button by Twitter in some pages and tutorials but I couldn't find out how to get the code for it. How can I make it look like the first widget on this image?
2
votes
2answers
132 views

Keyboard shortcuts to add images on the new new Twitter site

The new new Twitter site is awesome. I'm not sure if they were there before but you can now access a list of keyboard short cuts by simply pressing ? When I press N it brings up the new Tweet ...
6
votes
0answers
241 views

How do you permalink to tweets? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to make a link for a specific Twitter post? Maybe this is obvious, but for a given tweet how do I find or determine the permalink URL (or direct URL to ...
2
votes
2answers
776 views

Post to Twitter, Facebook and Blogs in one App

I'm looking for an Web Application which manages multiple WordPress blogs, my Twitter and my Facebook. If I want to post something I can choose which Blog(s) to post to, which Facebook Page and ...
3
votes
1answer
522 views

Twitter Background Image

I want to upload a custom background for my twitter profile, but when ever I select a new image from my computer and click save it just says waiting for twitter shows a blank page ...
4
votes
1answer
65 views

Does Twitter have search operators like Google?

Twitter has an Advanced Search page but can we also use search operators on Twitter like Google?
3
votes
3answers
243 views

Is there a barebones application for posting to Twitter and Facebook without seeing your update stream?

I am looking for a Web Application where I can post to Twitter and Facebook, but not see the updates from the people I follow. The stream is very distracting, sometimes I need to go make some ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

How can I follow my Facebook Friends on Twitter?

When I log into Facebook in the News Feed it shows some of my friends posting via Twitter. Is there a way I can automatically follow them on my Twitter account or get all their twitter ids to follow ? ...
2
votes
1answer
162 views

Twitter shortens my already shortened URLs. Will this affect my bitly statistics?

For some time now, I've happily been using bitly with a custom domain to shorten URLs on Twitter, but recently Twitter has decided to start shortening my already shortened URLs. Will this affect my ...
14
votes
3answers
3k views

How can I see a discussion with both sides in Twitter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tracking conversations in twitter When I open somebody's tweets page, I often see his responses to his friends' posts, but without those posts themselves. Is there a way ...
3
votes
1answer
5k views

How do I read a users Tweets starting with the oldest?

I've just started to follow 'RealTimeWWII' but I'd like to read his Tweets to date starting with the first (he has ~850 so far so I think they should still be all there) I keep clicking 'More' but ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

What is Twitter.rs ? Is it the same as Twitter.com?

I accidentally came across twitter.rs while googling. Is it the same as twitter.com? What is the purpose of it? What does .rs stand for?
3
votes
2answers
269 views

Automated posting between Twitter and Facebook

If I automate posting from Facebook to Twitter, and from Twitter to Facebook, will I end up in an infinite loop or are the apps intelligent enough to recognise an automated post and not start bouncing ...
5
votes
0answers
726 views

How to update Google+ status via Twitter [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I connect Google+ with Twitter? How do I setup my Google+ status to update from Twitter? On the web there seems to be information on connecting social networks ...
2
votes
2answers
338 views

Is there a way to subscribe my Twitter and Facebook account to an RSS feed?

Is there a way to subscribe my Twitter, and Facebook account to RSS, so it posts a message whenever a new post is published in the subscription feed of my blog or another external RSS feed?
3
votes
1answer
328 views

Is it possible to change Twitter short names between two accounts?

I have one Twitter account that people follow me for some time @mike_and_long_name and now I have managed to get a much shorter @mike_me handle. As a bonus, no one follows the new handle - it's ...
7
votes
2answers
1k views

Looking for responses to one specific tweet

Is there any way to: given a tweet, view all its replies? I would prefer to do it from twitter.com, but if there is any other 3rd party service that helps, it's acceptable.
1
vote
0answers
63 views

How to find all responses to a tweet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for responses to one specific tweet I'm trying to find all responses to a tweet from a few days ago. I've tried all kinds of places, but they're not finding ...
1
vote
2answers
804 views

Twitter picture blunder - A vs B

I hope someone here can help me with this. I updated my twitter profile picture, it changed the picture fine. But my old tweets still appear with the old profile picture - how can I change it so all ...
4
votes
2answers
5k views

How do I sync Facebook, Twitter, & Foursquare?

I have accounts on Twitter, Facebook, & FourSquare (to name a few.) I'm trying to work out the best way to sync all of these sites so that I can post once and update all. Here's the problem: ...
2
votes
1answer
27 views

How to get update notifications for the iq2oz site?

This site Intelligence Squared Australia - IQ2 - the Australian forum for live debate publishes past debates in pages like: Past live debates: 2011 series Sydney Past live debates: 2011 series ...
6
votes
1answer
358 views

How does Brizzly retrieve tweets in spite of a Twitter firewall block?

Brizzly is a Twitter client. Though not the best of all the existing clients, what I see as the best in this app is that one can use it at work even if Twitter is blocked. I fail to understand how ...