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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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 photos?...
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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 you'...
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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 and ...
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Click statistics with Twitter's t.co URL shortener?

Now that Twitter automatically shortens urls with its t.co service, 3rd party services like bit.ly / j.mp have become somewhat superfluous (for Twitter use). However, bit.ly provides nice click ...
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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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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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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: https://twitter.com/#!...
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Is there a way to export data from a Twitter search to an Excel spreadsheet?

Say you have a saved search on Twitter. Is there a client that will allow me to export the data contained in that search into an Excel spreadsheet? I am wondering if this will somehow involve the ...
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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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What are the ramifications of deleting a tweet?

Say I want to make a correction to a tweet, if there's a typo or something. If I delete the old tweet, what happens when people have already seen it and/or replied to it? Will most Twitter clients ...
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Display multiple Trending Topics at the same time

I want to display multiple Twitter trending topics at the same time. For example, I want to view Worldwide, Turkey and United States side by side in real time. Apparently, this is not possible on ...
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Why do I see tweets on my timeline from people I'm not following?

I see a lot of people on my timeline that I do follow, and then a random person that I have followers in common with has a tweet show up on my timeline. I'm not following them and I don't want to see ...
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How do you link a Twitter account with a Facebook PAGE?

How do you link a Twitter account with a Facebook PAGE? I've done it before but I think they changed the process...
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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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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 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 annoying)...
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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 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 opposite: ...
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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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Where can I search for existing archives of Twitter searches?

I know there are several Twitter archiving services, such as Twapperkeeper. That's the only one that I can find that has public archives of searches. However, it lacks the search I want, namely #...
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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 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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Organizing and filtering Twitter data [closed]

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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Feed my Google+ account from Twitter

Looking for a way to have Google+ automatically add my tweets to my Google+ timeline. Currently, I'm setup so that: Google Reader, Pandora Likes, Ping Likes feed into -> Twitter And Twitter feeds ...
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Following multiple Twitter searches efficiently

How can I efficiently follow a bunch of Twitter searches, and see live results come up? They removed the RSS functionality so I can't just plug in a bunch of searches to my RSS reader like I used to ...
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Search for “google+” on Twitter without regular “google” in results

How do you search for "google+" on Twitter without results also showing the form without the plus sign (+)? I want to search for the literal google+ on Twitter. Unfortunately, the plus gets encoded ...
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Can I add users to a Twitter list without going to their individual profile pages?

I have a Twitter list to which I would like to add about fifty user accounts. I have a handy (non-twitter) list of these user accounts, and I would like to be able to add them to the Twitter list ...
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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 to find the exact time a tweet was tweeted

So on the Twitter website, underneath the post there's a timestamp, but it's not very specific - it will just say something like Jul 10, or 11 hours ago or something like that. Is there any way to ...
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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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How to hide a spammy mention on Twitter?

On the Twitter > @Mentions tab, is it possible to hide a spammy mention there? I got some unnecessary mentions from unknown Twitter users (I'm suspicious it's not even a person), its tweet is ...
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View Twitter avatars in their original size by default

When I click on an avatar of a user on Twitter, it opens as a thumbnail picture. As far as I remember, they were opening as large pictures (in their original size) a week ago or so. I found a little ...
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What happens when I block someone on Twitter?

What happens when I block someone on Twitter? Do they get notified about the block? Won't they see me in future searches? What's the deal?
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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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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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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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Since when I've been following a user on Twitter?

Is there a way to find out how long I've been following a specific user on Twitter? There is no info about that on my following list.
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How to find out when a user joined Twitter

How can I find out when a user joined Twitter? Is there a way to do this on Twitter, or are there any web services to give me this info?
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I suddenly can't see the tweets older than today

Last night everything was normal on Twitter. Today, when I logged on to Twitter, I could only see a few tweets and no more. I waited a few hours and retried only to realize that older tweets are not ...
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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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Send updates from Google Plus to Twitter / Facebook

Is there any way to post Google+ status updates to Twitter / Facebook?
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Import from Twitter to Google Plus

I know that you can import from Facebook to Yahoo, and from Yahoo to Google+, but is there any way yet of importing followers and following to Google+ from Twitter?
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On Twitter, can you see if someone you're following follows you?

Is it possible to click to a person who I am following on Twitter, and see if they are following me? I realize that I could go to 'Followers', and scroll through, but I'm looking for a quicker way to ...
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Trends not displayed on Twitter [closed]

I use the same Twitter account from two different machines, both equipped with Firefox (4.0 / 5.0). Usually I see the trending topics on the left section on the main screen. To my actual surprise, ...
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Approve or decline Twitter follower requests without protected tweets

Is it possible to approve or decline Twitter follower requests if I don't check "protect my tweets" checkbox in my Twitter's setting? I currently have 233 follower requests, I just approved 2 people ...
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Substitute to feedburner's “sending the feed to twitter” feature?

I am using feedburner to send my feed to this twitter account: http://twitter.com/#!/rbloggers I see that it stopped working about a month ago. Is there an alternative service I could use?
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Maximum limit of Retweets on Twitter

Say if I retweeted everything in my Twitter stream, is there a limit per day that I would reach? If so, should I untweet some of these posts to stay under the limit?
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Is the official Twitter search widget subject to the API rate limit?

I have been told by a development partner that we cannot use the normal Twitter search widget - found here - https://twitter.com/about/resources/widgets/widget_search because of the API rate limit. My ...
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Are Twitter replies from protected accounts visible to those not following?

I have a protected Twitter account. If I reply to a tweet from somebody I'm following, and they're not following me, will they see the reply?
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Obtain top results from Yahoo Pipes RSS for Twitter feed [closed]

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 ...