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

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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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. ...
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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'?
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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), ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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Import Hotmail friends to Twitter?

How can I import my Hotmail friends over to Twitter? The old importer doesn't seem to work.
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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?
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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 ...
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How to create an aggregated RSS Feed with all the people I am following on Twitter

I am looking for a way to get an RSS-Feed that serves the same content as the main view on Twitter. I am following about 20 people at the moment and I could of course get an RSS-Feed from each of them ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Does Twitter have search operators like Google?

Twitter has an Advanced Search page but can we also use search operators on Twitter like Google?
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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 ...
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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 ? ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How can I verify my mobile number on Twitter?

I can't add my mobile number, because the carrier isn't listed in the device list.
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to forward a mailing list to Twitter?

I have a subscription to a public mailing list, but I would prefer to read the messages in my twitter stream rather than in my inbox. My idea was to forward the e-mails to a blogging system which ...
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How to see when someone started following someone on Twitter

Someone that I'm following started following another person. They were already following a lot of people so I can't tell who the person they started following is. How can I see who they started ...
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Deleting a status tweet accidentally published on Twitter

I accidentally posted to Twitter what was supposed to be a direct message. Now, people are replying to me and asking me about that tweet. Can I delete it?
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Twitter app that can show a column for users that are not in a list? [closed]

I've created a couple of lists that I use to filter my tweets and make it easier for me to read. The problem is that I still want to read my unfiltered "main" feed but minus all the tweets that I've ...
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How to make a self referential (recursive) tweet on Twitter?

One of the tweets by Notch (MineCraft creator) was as follows: I love recursion, as seen here: https://twitter.com/#!/notch/status/103165179721814016 I am using the long url format instead of ...
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Is there a website which extracts all links posted by twitter friends and provides a Atom/RSS feed?

I'm searching a Website/Service which monitors all people I follow and extracts the links posted by them. Ideally it unshortens Shortlinks and provides an Atom or RSS feed for the entries. (redirect ...
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Twitter, is he following me or not?

Someone who I am neither following nor is following me appeared on my home page on twitter, why?
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How do I request someone I'm following on Twitter to follow me?

How do I request someone I'm following on Twitter to follow me? I can't reply to them, so they must not be following me. Am I blocked from them?
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Get the links to the status updates on Facebook and Twitter?

I want to give a link to a status update of me to others. Is there any way to get that link to each status update on Facebook and Twitter?
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I need a tool to automatically do a Google Translate operation on all tweets in my Twitter feed

I've been using TweetDeck to translate foreign language tweets, but TweetDeck requires two clicks per tweet to call Google Translate and translate the tweet. Do any Twitter clients, web based or ...
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How do I make my Twitter posts auto-post to Google+? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I connect Google+ with Twitter? Every time I search Google for this, I find people telling me how I can post from G+ to Twitter and Facebook. I want the ...
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Organizing and filtering Twitter data

I follow a lot of people on Twitter, normally I use the web interface. I used to follow a lot more, but a few months ago, I organized my follows into lists. I ran into two problems, I ran out of ...
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How to get and manage a second or multiple Twitter accounts?

What is the official Twitter policy or tools for managing multiple accounts? I need to tweet in two different languages, and I have decided that the best way to do that is with different accounts. ...