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Subscribe to custom Twitter RSS feed?

Does there exist a service that will allow me to create a twitter search (i.e. "find all tweets with the tag '#aardvark' that are emitted by someone whose name contains the string 'pete'") and then ...
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Advanced Twitter search tricks? [closed]

Searching Twitter can be arduous. What are some tricks to searching Twitter? Are there additional options outside of the ones listed on Twitter's advanced search page?
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Twitter and Echofon spam

I'm using Echofon to keep up with the tweets of people I'm following. But at the moment I get a lot of spam tweets (from people I am NOT following), see this picture: They all contain the same ...
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How do I connect Google+ with Twitter?

I want my Google+ account to be automatically updated when I post a tweet on Twitter.
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Can a person still see your profile if you were blocked on Twitter?

I was blocked by a person because we had a fight. A few weeks after, I didn't notice that he was still one of my followers. My profile is on private but can he still see my profile even if I were ...
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Is there an uncensored, usable Twitter clone?

Twitter are going to push more censorship by selectively removing tweets. Is there a usable alternative that is not censored, and will likely stay this way? The two major Twitter alternatives I know ...
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Incorporate results of a Twitter search into a list

Is there some way I can include the results of a Twitter keyword search into an existing Twitter list? I have a list that includes members who talk about a keyword extensively. I would like to extend ...
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Get all twitter messages for an account

Does anyone know of an external service or if this is possible on twitter? I would like to archive a list of all tweets for a specific account. Preferable as a PDF. Thanks!
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In TweetDeck, is it possible to disable retweets in a list?

I've set up a Twitter List and when viewing the list directly on twitter.com, list member retweets are not shown. This is my expectation for a list. However, when using Tweetdeck (either ...
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Is there any free application that allows me to censor live tweets and show the approved ones live-ish?

Is there any free application that allows me to censor live tweets and show the approved ones live-ish? Paratweet does what I want but it's not free sadly What are some free solutions?
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Twitter not posting to Facebook page

I'm trying to hook up a Twitter account with a newly created Facebook business page. Inside my Twitter settings, I have set everything up accordingly, but it is not working. Tweets are simply not ...
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Discovering indirect shared followers

On twitter, given a list of followers, is there a way to see indirect shared followers and group them based on the number of followers that follow said twitter user. For example, My Followers: Abe, ...
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Complete list of actions on Twitter

How do I find a complete list of possible actions on Twitter? Here are examples of what I mean, though to be clear, I'm not asking for a list, but how to compile the list: (unsure if the following ...
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Retrieve old hashtagged tweets on Twitter from various users

I need to retrieve an archive or a list of tweets up to a year old, that were posted by various users, and included specific hashtags. A long search on Google created the notion this is impossible ...
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How can I build a “top 100 list” of influential Twitter users in various categories?

Can someone please tell me how I could get a list of the top 100 tweets for a selected category, something like this http://www.easyweddingsearch.com/m/top100tweeters.php
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Is there an easy way to find out a tweet I re-tweeted?

I vaguely remember there was a "retweets" link somewhere in an older version of the interface, but it's gone now (?). Is there a simple way to find a tweet I've re-tweeted (that I found when it was ...
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Find tweets by app

I need to find all tweets made by a defined app. I discovered the "source" search operator that allows to do that. For example, here is the URL of the search to find all tweets made with Tweetbot ...
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Make Twitter recognize the <enter> key to post tweets?

Is it possible to make the enter key submit a tweet automatically on Twitter? If so, how?
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How do I see who Retweeted my tweets?

Twitter now has an 'activity' tab where the 'retweets' tab used to be. How can I find out which of my tweets have been retweeted, and by whom?
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Is there a way to track gross number of Twitter followers gained?

I'm searching for a tool that will track the gross number of Twitter followers gained. Most tools I find will track the net amount, for example, if I were to gain 9 followers in a day, but lose 15, it ...
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Follow or Mention Twitter button to allow feedback?

I have just created a Twitter account to let people provide feedback from a webpage offering a small service. I am no expert at Twitter. I see that several buttons are available. I want to add such a ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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!
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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?