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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When changing a Twitter handle, does Twitter auto-redirect new tweets?

We've recently changed our company name (more a variation of official name, but has the same effect). We want to change out Twitter handle to reflect this, the new handle is available and we can ...
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How to have a “saved search” in Twitter only return english results?

Twitter supports saving a specific search. However, it just seems to be the basic string search as opposed their advanced search on search.twitter.com. The advanced search allows you to select a ...
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Is it still possible to get the Twitter cover on the top?

My profile has changed it's lay-out. There used to be option to have a big wide cover at the top like on the picture below, but now I have "Tweets, Following, Follows, Favorites, Lists" on the ...
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How do I access a list of IP addresses that have been used to access my Twitter account?

My girlfriend discovered that her Twitter password had been changed. We have changed the password, but is there a way to list the IP addresses that have been used to access the account?
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What's the keyboard shortcuts to open a list in Twitter?

In Twitter, I can use G+L to open my lists, and use J and K to move up/down the lists. But what is the keyboard shortcut to open the highlighted list? I tried to look up the help message by pressing ...
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What's the best way to search for old tweets?

I find twitter search kind of buggy. Is there another way of doing that search? I don't mean tweets from a user (I use Google for that). I mean tweets from history.
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How do you find a Twitter RSS feed?

Given a Twitter username, where do you find the RSS feed for that user?
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How to get a reply to a Trademark Issue from Twitter Support?

I'd like to have a certain unused Twitter username. The name is one of the trade names of my company. I reported a Trademark Issue via Twitter's form three weeks ago, but nothing has happened since. ...
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Google “latest” or realtime search of Twitter statuses

Some time ago there was an advanced type of Google search, accessible via left panel (more search tools and time period limiting). The results of latest was almost realtime, and there was an ...
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Searching your old tweets in Twitter

My username is moo9000. But I cannot search my own tweets in twitter.com: https://twitter.com/#!/search/realtime/%40moo9000 Also looks like searching other users has problems: ...
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How can I follow someone on Twitter without them knowing?

Is it possible to follow someone on Twitter without them knowing?
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Can I modify the format of the text used to post to Twitter by Typepad?

I dislike the format that Typepad uses when posting to Twitter to alert my followers that I've created a new blog post. Is there a mechanism to change the format?
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Is there any way to claim an abandoned Twitter name?

I've been in the process of trying to switch over my username on various online services to a common name. I've been fortunate to get most of the ones I want (GMail, Facebook) but one that has eluded ...
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How can I detect the “spaminess” of a Twitter follower?

Are there any applications that can help determine the "spaminess" of a Twitter follower? For example, looking at whether the user unfollows people who don't follow back, whether most of their Tweets ...
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Turn off Twitter retweets in bulk

I know how to turn off seeing a person's retweets one at a time, but is there a way to do this en masse?
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how can i connect to twitter api via proxy? [closed]

i am starter and i need to connect twitter api via proxy. and twitt : Hello World? my web site is dot net. C# . and i want to twit events of my site to twitter via twitter api. please give me an ...
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What are these funny characters on Twitter?

Recently I've noticed many strange characters appearing on Twitter. Based on one persons joke tweet I read I think they may be Emoji or something similar. How can I get these displaying properly in ...
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How can I get all my Twitter related activity in counts?

How can I get all my Twitter related activity in counts? Example: my tweet count is 50; my favorite is 10. I need counts of following: mentions, favorites, retweets, liststatus, hometimeline, direct ...
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Does the Twitter shortener (t.co) give the same code for the same link?

Or in another words: if I have two different links generated when shortening a Twitter message, does it surely mean that they point to two unique addresses?
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Is there a web app or utility which will show all photos linked to a Twitter users tweets?

Is there a web app or utility which will show all photos linked to a Twitter users tweets? Ideally you'd type in a hastag or @user and the result would be all linked photos displayed in a grid. ...
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Why do I need to allow Dropbox to integrate with Twitter if all it’s asking me to do is follow?

On this Dropbox web page, it says that I can get some free Dropbox space if I follow Dropbox on Twitter. (Notice this is a separate item from Connect your Twitter Account which is listed above that.) ...
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How can I get the links from my twitter stream in RSS format? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a website which extracts all links posted by twitter friends and provides a Atom/RSS feed? ReadTwit is closing today, but I can't make work since September ...
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Is there a way to show how many people are following me on Twitter and a standard “Follow me on Twitter” buton?

Currently I'm using a custom (rather ugly) image: Is there something more standardized? Can I show how many people follow me on Twitter, just like the Like button shows how many people like my ...
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Can I tweet only to a select group of people?

I need to send Twitter messages to groups and if I do will the tweets be private and not re-tweet-able?
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How can I track down t.co links?

When you enter a URL into a tweet, Twitter uses their own in house URL shortener on the t.co domain to turn it into something smaller and track usage. My site has recently been Tweeted by somebody ...
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Tweet an image via webintents (or similar)

I'd like a button on my site that, when clicked, opens the 'new tweet' form for the current twitter user, pre-populated with specific text and an attached image. This would seem like a job for ...
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Twitter hash timeline in RSS

I know to RSS a user feed, it's https://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/username.rss But what if instead I want to pull a hash?...what's the RSS URL?
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How to manage who I'm following on Twitter

Currently I'm following almost 2k users on Twitter, I wish to review my followings and remove some of them, but it's very time consuming to check all of those one by one! Basically I need to unfollow ...
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Twitter retweets vs. replies

What's the difference between a retweet and reply? A retweet looks just like a reply with a quote of what was replied to. Is there anything else different.
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Post to Twitter by email?

Does Twitter offer a feature like "tweet by email"? (I'd like to send an email instead of a text message from my phone to tweet)
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how do I find out all the users who favorite a particular tweet of mine? How can I find in twitter api call?

I need to see who favorite my tweet. I need twitter api call to know who favorite my tweet and the person details.
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Changing username (the one with the at sign) on Twitter

How can I change my @ name on Twitter? I don't care about losing followers as I don't have any. I can see how to change my "name", but my @ name isn't changing when I do that.
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A Twitter posting service which doesn't require direct Twitter password and supports t.co [closed]

I have a Twitter account where I have a contractor posting tweets, and I don't want to give the actual Twitter password. I can set up Hootsuite or Buffer so the contractor can post tweets without ...
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Twitter friends' timeline as a feed?

Is it possible to get my twitter timeline (i.e. the tweets posted by my friends) as an RSS or atom feed? I've heard that you could've used https://twitter.com/statuses/friends_timeline.rss in the ...
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How do I diagnose (New)TweetDeck refusing to display specific updates in the Home column?

I'm trying to figure out why TweetDeck's Home column consistently fails to show me the updates of a single account I follow from one of mine. Various notes: Yes, I'm sure. The problem account is the ...
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How can I find out who actually set up a Twitter Account that fraudulently used my daughter's email address?

I've notified Twitter, but they are not getting the message. The indirect, malicious rumors that are being spread are getting extreme and she doesn't want to go back to school tomorrow. Does anyone ...
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How to track down the recent unfollowers on Twitter

Sometimes when I log in to Twitter, I realize that some users have stopped following me (there seems to be a decrease in the number of the followers). Is there a way to track down who those users are? ...
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Does @MarsCuriosity have geolocation?

I can't seem to get geolocation information for the Twitter account @MarsCuriosity . Am I doing something wrong, or does Twitter lack geolocation support for locations outside of Earth?
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Keyboard navigation support on Twitter

Does Twitter have support for keyboard navigation? I've managed to guess j and k for going up and down tweets, but I don't know any others. Are there keys for actions like refreshing tweets (not F5), ...
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Disable twitter's keyboard shortcut

For the simple reason sometimes I want to search the timeline using Command + F and when I try it some shortcut will be activated and I'll be moved away from the timeline after having loaded many ...
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Find the total exposure of a tweet

Let's say I (100 followers) tweet X. Users A (500 followers), B (300 followers, including 100 that overlap with A) and C (1000 followers, of which 800 are unique) retweet it. Is there a service that ...
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Reply to tweets don't appear in the tweet box

When I reply to someone's tweet, my replies don't show up when I open the tweet, along with other users' replies. Why?
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How can I control who follows me on Twitter?

I tend to get a bunch of emails every week that say: JaneDoe (JaneDoe343) is now following your tweets on Twitter.is now following you. A little information about JaneDoe: 0 followers 1 ...
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Is there any way to preview the URL of a t.co link on Twitter?

They've basically taken over the URL shortening game, but without offering the features the other shorteners do. For instance, http://is.gd allows you to set a setting which will show you the link ...
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How do I publicly Tweet a reply to another person?

It's best described by an example: Twitter @A tweets: "I am a rabbit" Twitter @B replies: "@A how sad it is" The goal is to make the Tweet from @B to public so every follower of @B would see even ...
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Filter Twitter by application used

Is it possible to filter Twitter search results by the application used to post the tweet? For example, if I only wanted to see results from users using TweetDeck, or some other API...
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Tracking conversations in twitter

I am not a hardcore Twitter user but this sounds like a stupid question. In Twitter there seem to be no way to track where conversations start. I can only see that @replyto, leading me to the user ...
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In Twitter, how can I search the hash tags related to a particular region?

In Twitter, how can I search the hash tags related to a particular region? Like #trends in New York.
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Where did the Twitter Profile RSS Feed go? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you find a Twitter RSS feed? I can't find my Twitter Profile RSS feed (icon) on the "new Twitter" =) Can anyone find it? Or tell me how to get the feed url for my ...
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Twitter RSS feed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you find a Twitter RSS feed? How can you get an RSS feed of your own tweets from Twitter? The official Twitter page says they no longer support it. What ...