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

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Do Twitter accounts have a never-changing identifier?

On Facebook, you are identified by a number like 7435423976 that will never change, even after changing your name or your URL shortcut. Does Twitter have the same never-changing identifier? Twitter ...
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Hide my Twitter followers

For privacy reasons, I don't want everyone to be able to see who follows me on Twitter. How to do? I am OK with removing all of my followers if it is the only solution, but I hope there are more ...
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Bots/strange followers on twitter: any problems if I ignore them

From time to time I see strange twitter handles following me on Twitter. I generally ignore them. Don't follow them (for sure, don't even look them up mostly) What can be the intention of these other ...
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Generating RSS from Twitter list [closed]

I've been googling for the past few days trying to find a (web)app that will allow me to generate an RSS feed from my Twitter lists (Twitterlist2rss, the first result on Google, is not working. Other ...
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twitter access behind a proxy

we're forced to use a proxy server for internet & lan connections in our company and they've recently blocked twitter. I use twitter for my work as I follow many well known people from software ...
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Twitter and Facebook time difference by one hour for post before 13 Mar

This is simple enough question. I know daylight saving time but I am living in non-DST place and still confused. I have a few posts, posted before 13 Mar via TweetDeck which post to Twitter and ...
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Is there a service that displays tweets per hour for a topic?

I think the Bitcoin trend is exploding right now, but I'd really like to see a graph of tweets per hour to validate this.
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How to best minimize the work of maintaining a Twitter and Facebook Wall,

What's the upside and downside to these two options: Entering data into Facebook Wall having it post to Twitter. (Facebook app) Entering data into Twitter and having it post to Facebook. (RSS Feed) ...
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Should I use a Twitter account? Or a Twitter HashTag for my local organization?

I'm just curious to know what is better for establishing an organizations presence on twitter. I'm a new user to twitter. I see it like this Twitter HashTag: More social, unofficial, shows the buzz ...
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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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How to find tweets from a specific date

I am following someone who has a lot of tweets. I want to look at their tweets from three months ago. On their twitter web page, if I scroll down, it keeps showing their older tweets, but using this ...
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Download all the tweets from a Twitter user

I thought this was a method with which I could use to list all the tweets from a Twitter user: curl -s --user-agent 'Mozilla' --insecure ...
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Tweet responses

If I go to the twitter page of someone I'm following, and click one some of their tweets, on the right column I can see responses. However, when I click on some of their tweets, I don't see responses, ...
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What happens to your Twitter account when you die?

What happens to your Twitter account when you die? Is it deleted after a certain period? Should your friends or relatives inform Twitter that you are dead?
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How do I see local trends for my (unsupported?) location in Twitter?

The options for 'local trends' on Twitter are very limited: I count 20 countries + world wide and 21 cities. Are there more 'official' local trend options or is that it? Is there a planned timeframe ...
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Is there a way to filter tweets?

There is a certain young singer who I do not like but who is very popular on twitter. Is there some way I can block tweets (aka make them invisible) so I don't have to look at his name anymore, and ...
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Is there a way to fetch all of my tweets and save them on my computer?

The place I work at had a big convention last year in December (2010) and we heavily promoted participants to use twitter to interact online. Now I am trying to go back and see if I can fetch all the ...
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find tweets about me

On a public website with twitter integration, I've uploaded a video. The users have re-tweeted my video and I'll like to know what is their comment about. I've searched on Twitter.com using the ...
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How can I quickly populate a twitter list with selections from my main follow list?

I'm trying to populate a new twitter list based on people who I follow and actually know in real life, which is a subset of the 700 that I follow overall. Having created the list, I'm finding it ...
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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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Google Realtime: how to search for messages from a specific Twitter user?

For example, how would you write a search query that returns the recent updates from the Twitter user @google (and not return updates from other users that just happen to contain the word "google")? ...
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Setting the “Thanks for following me” text seen by a new Twitter follower

I want to modify the default text that gets sent out to new Twitter followers. How can this be done?
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Limit Twitter Search to a particular list

I'd like to specify a Twitter list to search for a specified hash tag. Searching by a hash tag is easy: http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%23geocamsu will search all of Twitter for the #geocamsu ...
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twitter greasemonkey script to add a “retweet with comment”?

I as wondering if anyone knows a greasemonkey script which would add a "retweet with comment" to the timelime items. I was looking for something that would have a similar appearance to tweetfilter, ...
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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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RSS feed for twitter's trending topics

How can I get RSS Feed of Twitter's Trending Topics of India?
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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 do I send a tweet to someone specific?

As an example, on the Science Friday radio show and podcast, the host says every week "tweet your questions and comments to us." The same phrase is used on the show's website at ...
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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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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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Autopost RSS feed to twitter apps?

I'm using http://twitterfeed.com/ but the 5 posts/30 minutes limit is really a pain. Is there a way to autotweet more than this with another application? Or a way to exceed the limit in twitterfeed? ...
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Is there a way to receive Twitter group notices in identi.ca?

I'm evaluating identi.ca, and it looks very attractive. One extra nice feature would be the ability to subscribe to a Twitter feed (what's the correct terminology), especially because Twitter is ...
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Can I see who I've blocked in Twitter?

Is there a page on Twitter where you can view all the users you have blocked (similar to viewing your block list on Facebook)?
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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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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 [closed]

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 ...