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

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Twitter hashtag background streaming?

Is there any sort of application that you can plug in a hashtag, and have it stream away in the background. My idea is I want to put a hashtag up on a projector and see tweets stream by (perhaps ...
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Follow someone else's Twitter followers based on location [closed]

How can I follow someone else's followers on Twitter based on their location? This isn't something I could do by hand as there are ~15,000 followers. The reason I want to mass follow students at my ...
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How to see all tweets to a particular user

I am following a certain person on twitter. I then started following another person who is also following him. I noticed that after I did this I could see the tweets that this person was making to ...
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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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Update Twitter with Facebook status

What is the best way to update Twitter with my Facebook status? I've tried using the Facebook status RSS feed with Twitterfeed, but Facebook doesn't seem to have RSS feeds for your own status updates ...
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Getting ALL the tweets ever tweeted by the world

It might look a bit crazy, but I'd like to do some stats on all tweets from the beginning. I heard a team of scientists got them by asking Twitter directly, but I wondered if it was possible to get ...
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twitter vs. identi.ca

Twitter is the largest site of its type, and I see there's a bunch of alternatives. What I'm more interested in is a comparison with identi.ca by those who have used both. PS: The latter's appeal for ...
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Offical Twitter iPhone App & Bit.Ly Pro [closed]

I have a bit.ly pro account with my own custom short domain setup. Can anyone tell me how I can use my custom short domain as my custom URL shortner for the the Official Twitter App for iPhone? I ...
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Update Facebook fanpage status from Twitter

I would update the status of a couple of Facebook fanpages through their Twitter accounts, but can not find a way to synchronize directly (without using a specific Twitter client to write the ...
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URL Tweets not appearing after logging in to Twitter [closed]

From our sites we are using Twitter to post some items, but if the user was not logged in Twitter the supposed Twit does not carried over, instead we are directed to Twitter homepage and forgetting my ...
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Download your Twitter followers' avatar pictures

I'm looking for a way to download all my followers' profile pics (48x48 px or bigger) in one run using either the Twitter API or some scripted scraping on twitter.com Thanks in advance!
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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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Is there a way to report Twitter spam?

I just found some Twitter spam. How can i get rid of it?
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Count of Twitter hashtags in a 24-hour period?

How do I get a count of the number of times a Twitter hashtag is used or mentioned in a 24-hour period? An example use is the Livestrong/BreakCancer world record attempt. I'd like to tally the number ...
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How do I get the number of Twitter search results?

Twitter only shows me a list of Tweets that match my search criteria. I don't know if it is the whole list or if it is just some hard-coded limit of search results (like 1000 for Google). How can I ...
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Is there a list of the services compatible with New Twitter’s sidebar?

Services like yfrog, YouTube, and gist.github.com can be displayed in the right sidebar of New Twitter, if a user includes a link to them in a tweet. Is there a place where I can see a list of the ...
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What are good twitter picture sharing apps with search? [closed]

The two I've seen and used are Yfrog and Twitpic. These seem to be the most popular from what I can tell. Although they are good for quickly sharing pictures, they don't really have a useful search ...
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Export Twitter data from Backupify

I signed up for Backupify and added Twitter to it. I now want to export all my status updates and, although the site says that it's possible to export the data, I can't find that functionality ...
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Is there an alternative to Summify which supports identi.ca as well as Twitter?

Summify finds tweets and posts from those you follow that link to the same thing, and then considers the number of such tweets and posts as a "vote count" and floats the "highest-voted" links to the ...
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Do you need an email address per Twitter account?

I have a Twitter account for myself, associated with my primary, personal website. However, I run a few other sites as well, not really related to my own, and wonder about having Twitter accounts to ...
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Negative/positive twitter meter [closed]

Is there any web app or software where you can type in a term or just a hashtag and the software will go through X amount of tweeds and determine how many are positive and how many are negative. Eg I ...
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How can I recover my mentions from twitter?

When I search for my mentions on twitter almost all of them had disappeared, I used to have arround 50, and then only one remained, after that I got one new, and instead of having 2 now, the previous ...
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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. ...
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Aggregating Links from My Social Network

Is there a web app that aggregates links shared by my Facebook and Twitter friends, shows it in a river of news and lets me add more feeds, like Delicious, Digg and so on? I'm looking for something ...
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Why do my Twitter mentions dissapear?

It happened to me twice already. I had quite a few twitter mentions but all of a sudden they completely disappear and never come back? Does Twitter delete old records in their database or something? ...
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New-twitter-web-UI DM counter

In the old twitter web UI there used to have a DM (direct messages) counter in the main page. Is there any greasemonkey userscript/FF plugin to add that functionality?
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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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Sending a message to someone's Twitter account without following them?

Is it possible to send a private message to another Twitter user without having first followed them? Or can I send a public message directed at an account without being a follower?
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Scheduling a bunch of tweets at regular intervals

I'd like to schedule a big load of tweets so that they go one after the other at regular intervals (say, about 2 hours). I've seen some sites (like twuffer.com) that allow you to schedule tweets, but ...
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Why do I see replies to users I'm not following in my timeline?

I follow a corporate account that uses that channel to reply to users of their products. Sometimes they reply to some user I am not following, and I see that tweet in my timeline, there is no space ...
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(Hosted) Twitter Clone for Company internal use

I'm searching for something that works like Twitter but for a closed group of users. I also want a SaaS offering, nt some software (e.g. status.net) which we have to install ourselfs. I'm aware of ...
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twitter. search messages in the (remote) past

I would like to search twitter messages containing a given search term, but in the relatively distant past (one week), potentially with the specification of a timeframe where the search is performed. ...
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Best Twitter tool/application for auto-tweets?

I am looking for a tool or web application that will automatically tweet new stuff that has just been posted on several blogs. Let's say that on some blog has just appeared new post. That app should ...
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How to get my tweets from my personal twitter account appear in my company's twitter account

I have set up both a personal twitter account and a corporate twitter account. I have my corporate twitter account following my personal account. The idea is that I want everything I tweet to be shown ...
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Removing/Changing an image geolocation data on Twitpic (after it been uploaded)

It seems like this option exist, but the entire geolocation editing page doesn't seem to be functional. The address is http://twitpic.com/media/editLocation/[your_image_code] It's possible to ...
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Subscribing to twitter updates from Google Reader

I asked a similar question here and found a workaround for what I wanted. The work around was subscribing to the RSS feed for each individual twitter page. This has worked acceptably for awhile, but ...
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Any danger in having spammy Twitter followers

I routinely receive notifications of obviously spammy Twitter users following me, e.g. accounts with names like @freemoneynow, etc. Is there a danger in allowing them to follow me if I do not follow ...
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How to search for Twitter lists?

Is there any possible way to search for Twitter lists on Twitter? Let's say I want to find twitter lists regarding "social media experts". What would I do?
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Unable to create new lists in New Twitter

I switched to New Twitter and now I could not create new Lists. It shows the message "List Created!" every time I create one but the List drop down never shows it. I'd only 1 List built long time ago ...
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Any way to get Twitter notifications for local accidents on my smartphone?

Well, title does say it all, but I'll give a background to whom might interest. This one day I was going the subway and a whole line stopped because of some literally freak accident. Everyone in ...
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Is it possible for some one in Afghanistan to get a tweet from a person in the USA as an SMS in their Afghan cell phone? How?

I need to be able to update people in Afghanistan with SMS messages to their cell phones. I thought the best way to do this was to get them all to sign-up for twitter and then subscribe to my tweets ...
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Advanced settings for followed people on Twitter

On Twitter, I'd like to watch specific "followed" people in the Home page (timeline), and watch the others (i.e. celebrities and organizations which have more tweets than my friends) in a list window ...
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How can I use Goo.gl as my URL shortener in Twitter for iPhone (Tweetie)?

I've gone to Settings → Services → URL Shortening → Custom. What do I enter as the "URL shortening endpoint"?
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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 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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Mass-Listing Twitter Users

I am looking for a method to mass-list all Twitter Employees to a public list of my own. It sounds like it should be within their TOS here is what I got from their Policies: Spam: You may not use ...
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Twitter privacy settings?

I tried to register a new Twitter account. The registration form said, that my full name will appear on my public profile. Is there a privacy setting for at least limit the people available to see my ...
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Is it possible to force someone you follow to unfollow you on Twitter?

Is it possible to force someone to unfollow you on Twitter? Use-case: I want to follow my ex-girlfriend, but I don't want her to follow me. If I block her, I guess I can't see her tweets. Also, I ...
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How can I setup automated direct messages in twitter?

I know Twitter doesn't offer this service directly, but I'd like to be able to send direct messages to followers for a special event. Is there a third-party service out there that can manage this?
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Solution for handling multiple twitter accounts?

I have 3 twitter accounts. What's the best solution for handling multiple twitter accounts? I've been using splitweet for some time, but it's buggy, and its support for retweets is limited. Any ...