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

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How to read twitter updates from Google Reader?

For a long time now I've wished that I could view my twitter updates in google reader along with all the other blogs and such that I subscribe to. However despite my efforts I haven't been able to ...
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Is there a way to see tweets from only people who follow on twitter?

I'm wondering if there any way to see a 'reverse feed' of sorts. I want to see the tweets of people that are following me. Is there a web app for that, or some way to do it on Twitter?
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How come people that are not following me sometimes retweet my tweets?

Sometimes I see people re-twitting a tweet I sent, and I have no idea how they saw it as they are not following me. Is it because they have some keyword search open and I happen to use one of those ...
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How can I remove a Twitter avatar and reset it to default?

I'd like to remove my current Twitter avatar and have it revert to one of the default avatars/profile images. How do I do this?
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How can I reactivate my Twitter account? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to register dead twitter account? I've deactivated my twitter account because I wanted another existing account to replace it. Is there any way to reactivate it or ...
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Calculating % increase in # of tweets my content gets month over month

Do you know of an easy way or useful app that calculates the % increase in the # of tweets my content gets month over month? Thanks in advance for your suggestions!
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How to 'clear' main page on twitter and move people I follow into a list

I have recently started using twitter. I am following a number of people - but some of them are tweeting every 5 seconds, so my main page is cluttered with their tweets. I want to create a list (I ...
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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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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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How can I make my shared items in Google Reader publish automatically into Twitter?

Google Reader's Shared Items published a RSS feed. Can I somehow import that automatically into Twitter, so when I share something in GR it becomes a tweet? I know there's a Send-To solution, but ...
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Twitter widget for tweeting the post

Where can I find the Twitter widget that TechCurnch uses to show the number of tweets that particular post has got & to give an option to tweet that post with a single click.
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How to Find Twitter Accounts by Location?

I've met some wonderful people on Twitter and would like to meet more people from different places; it's great to read local tweets from all over. I'd like to follow some non-celebrities from ...
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Is there a way to use less specific Twitter location?

I'm not sure if this would be a setting on my Android phone's Twitter application or on the Twitter website, but I want my tweets to have a location, but not my fine-grained location. Preferably, just ...
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Is there a barebones application for posting to Twitter and Facebook without seeing your update stream?

I am looking for a Web Application where I can post to Twitter and Facebook, but not see the updates from the people I follow. The stream is very distracting, sometimes I need to go make some ...
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Why does a Twitter API request for a user's timeline with count=40 return about half the number of results that it should?

Why does http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline.xml?screen_name=erikvold&page=0&count=40 return approximately 15 results? Should it not return 40 results?
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Is there an official localized Twitter web app?

Is Twitter site only in English?
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Master Twitter web service

Does there exist a master twitter web service whereby I can see every single tweet that occurs?
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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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How to register dead twitter account?

I would like to register a certain twitter account for a project , twitterpage of that account sayes "Sorry, that page doesn’t exist!" when I try to register is I get the username has already been ...
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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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How can I schedule a tweet that includes the coordinates for a specified location?

I would like to take advantage of the location feature of Twitter which allows for specific coordinates to be included in your tweets. I know that the location details for tweets are accessible from ...
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How do I edit my lists on twitter.com?

Clearly I did this before because I have lists showing up when I go to twitter.com, but I can't figure out how to edit them now (i.e. move people / add people / delete people from the lists).
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How to Tweet by Proxy?

I was looking at the Home Depot Twitter Account ( http://twitter.com/homedepot ) and I noticed that its tweets are tagged as follows: about 2 hours ago via web by sarahsambuca How can I achieve ...
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How to delete a Twitter saved search that has no real-time results

I saved a search for project75. Since there is no new information (nor will ever be) for this search, I am not able to find the remove option. Is there a way to do this?
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Is it possible to get a RSS feed of a reddit with links to posts with X upvotes?

I created a subreddit that I am connecting to a twitter account via twitterfeed. Currently I have it pointed to this RSS feed. I would like to filter this RSS feed with posts that have X upvotes ...
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How to turn off Twitter's Suggestions for you / Who(m) to follow?

I am looking for a method/option to remove the new Twitter's suggestions feature. Assuming it works in a similar fashion to Facebook ... if I keep hiding users ... will it eventually go away ?
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Twitter Followers

I can't figure out the twitter's followers statistics. I get emails from twitter that somebody has started following me but when I go to my profile, the number is same, that is 210 and sometimes it ...
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How to “Retweet” on Facebook?

I can re-tweet on Twitter. I heard Facebook has similar features. How can I do this ?
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Does a Twitter Meta site exist?

Is there a meta site (or something equivalent) for Twitter? For example: http://meta.webapps.stackexchange.com/
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How can I determine the length of time an item is trending on Twitter?

Basically I am watching the worldwide trending list and I would like to know how can I figure out the length of time Inception has been trending ?
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Removing/Blocking access to my Twitter Profile from a 3rd Party

I am trying to clean my Google hits and I notice that a lot of them are Twitter services. Is there a way to block these services from making profiles for me on their site? So far I am starting to ...
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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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Getting the 140 Twitter character limit to reset itself after url shorten

The example original tweet Getting Started with Phidgets and ActionScript 3 http://www.mikechambers.com/blog/2010/07/26/getting-started-with-phidgets-and-actionscript/ 0 Characters left. The ...
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What can a web app do with my Twitter account if I use Twitter to login to that service?

When I use a Twitter account to login to another website, what does that authorize that website to do with my Twitter account? Does it enable them to send tweets from my account, or send direct ...
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EmailId of twitter user

My main objective to send direct message to a Twitter user. However I realized that I cannot do that until that user follows me. So is there any way to get the email id of that Twitter user so that ...
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How do I add a retweet button to my wordpress blog?

I have a free version of the wordpress blog, and I've tried adding a retweet button while editing the post in HTML, but it doesn't seem to appear. Any tips?
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Are there any good web apps for Twitter for Businesses?

I'm looking for the best Twitter-based web app that can be used by a fairly high-profile business. I'd prefer to use a web app rather than a client app because it may need to be managed from various ...
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How can I get all Twitter @reply messages sent to me from people I follow via SMS?

I usually keep SMS for most messages off, but would like to get @reply messages so I don't miss out on any conversation opportunities. Twitter is blocked on the PCs at work, so I will often notice an ...
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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 Application That Maintains History?

Are there any client applications for Twitter (PC, phone, etc.) that keep a locally backed up record of one's tweets? Twitter could really be useful as an ongoing activity log, but there's a risk of ...
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Which is the most reliable and secure application for tweeting by mail?

I know it is a weird way of tweeting but I want to tweet by e-mail. There are some web applications doing this. But I am looking for the most credible and secure one. What are your recommandations?
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How can I set up a second twitter feed?

I wanted to start a separate twitter feed on a specific topic (with a different user name) that is separate from the primary one I use. When I tried to create the second account it wouldn't let me ...
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Alternatives to Twitter [closed]

I am looking for alternatives to Twitter. In particular, the annoyances I am looking to fix are: Twitter does conversations really poorly. The replies aren't grouped with the messages they are ...
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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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I want to move from Identi.ca to Twitter. Is there a web app to map identities between the two?

I've been using Identi.ca but too many of my contacts won't use it and I want to move to Twitter instead. Is there an app that can go through my list of subscriptions/subscribers and match those to ...
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Is there a way to follow the posts of individual Twitter users in Google Reader? [closed]

I want to have feeds for people that I follow on Twitter right in my Google Reader interface, but none of the ways that I've tried to subscribe seem to work.
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Deleting a status tweet accidentally published on Twitter

I accidentally posted to Twitter what was supposed to be a direct message. Now, people are replying to me and asking me about that tweet. Can I delete it?
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Do I always see all the tweets of people I'm following on Twitter?

Just a idle curiosity here, but I've wondered if at certain times I'm not seeing all the tweets by the people I follow. A couple of things have led me to this conclusion: At the moment I'm on ...
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How can I find out if X follow Y on Twitter?

What web application can I use to find if a user is following another one, on Twitter? Update: I found http://twitter-follow.appspot.com/ to be the one that suits my taste. Warning: We've had flags ...
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Web applications for recommending Twitter users to follow [closed]

Are there sites or applications that recommend who you should follow on Twitter based on, for example on the content of your tweets, on the people who are following you who are not spam users, your ...