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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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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Blank page at http://apps.facebook.com/twitter/

The Twitter app is showing in my Facebook profile, so I think it's installed, but when I go here: http://apps.facebook.com/twitter/ -- I just get a blank page. According to help videos I've watched, ...
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Customize the message Tumblr sends to Twitter

I have my Tumblr set-up to publish to Twitter as well. Currently it says Photo: [URL] This is not very descriptive, are there any options other than [URL] that can be used to automate the ...
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How to view and download old Twitter Direct Messages

I'm looking to view and archive all my old DMs in Twitter, since I would like to revive conversations that took place 1 year ago. Acording to Twitter they don't delete old messages, they simply ...
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Twitter profiler?

My Twitter is way too busy. I want to know who I can unfollow to reduce the highest amount of messages. The messages are so spread apart it's hard to tell. There are also retweets. Is there an app ...
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How to switch to Old Twitter

When I click on my username, there is the option "Switch to Old Twitter" but when I click on it, this URL opens with the following plain text: 403 Forbidden: The server understood the request, ...
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Twitter user that tweets all messages containg a hashtag

Hi I am using echofon for mac and wonder how can I get through growl all new messages based on some hashtag. In the options it does not seem to he possible. Antoher option would be to get new tweets ...
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Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin buttons with this functionality

Is there a Twitter button that I can put on my site with the following functionality: When the user clicks the button, it brings up a popup of my page on Twitter without the user leaving my site...? ...
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When connecting Twitter and Facebook, can posts be filtered?

I have both Facebook and Twitter accounts. I also use Linkedin. If I want a tweet to appear in my LinkedIn profile, I add the hashtag #in. Is there a way to do something similar with feeding ...
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Twitter + Delicious?

Okay, I may be revealing my ignorance here, but I can't seem to find an answer. I recently got a Delicious account. However, I post a lot of links on Twitter as well. I hardly ever post to both. ...
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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 third-party ...
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I want to know how to make my Tweets private

How can I make my Tweets private so that they can only be viewed by the person I am sending them to?
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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 to send a tweet to a radio show

I am trying to tweet poems to NPR's "Tell Me More." When I tweet in the "what's happening?" box on my homepage w/ TMM's address in my address bar or in the search box, they appear on my homepage. ...
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Filtering Twitter feeds - removing @ posts from the feed

Is there a way to filter Twitter feeds so that I do not see the @replies of a given user? For example, I [generally] do not want to see the "@reply thanks"-type messages from companies to followers.
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View Twitter feed without seeing @ replies?

There were a number of sites out there that did this via Yahoo Pipes - such as noReplies Now that it appears that Yahoo Pipes is banned from accessing Twitter data, are there any other options? I'd ...
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Re-activating a deactivated Twitter account

Is it possible to reactivate a Twitter account that has been deactivated or deleted? I just deactived my little sister's account but would like to someday re-activate it using the same email address ...
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How do I find out all the users who retweeted a tweet of mine?

The "Your tweets retweeted" page on Twitter shows which of your tweets have been retweeted, but usually it says something like "retweeted by @madeuptwitteraccount and others" is there any way to find ...
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How to create an aggregated RSS Feed with all the people I am following on Twitter

I am looking for a way to get an RSS-Feed that serves the same content as the main view on Twitter. I am following about 20 people at the moment and I could of course get an RSS-Feed from each of them ...
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Is there an app to search Twitter and gather all media links (+ removing duplicates)?

I am sure Twitter will add 'Tweets with media' one day, but it would be great to use such functionality already now. Have you seen such app, or I have to write it myself?
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How do you permalink to tweets? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to make a link for a specific Twitter post? Maybe this is obvious, but for a given tweet how do I find or determine the permalink URL (or direct URL to just ...
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Twitter Tweet Button don't use built in URL Shortener?

I am using the following code to generate a Tweet Button on my site. <a href="http://twitter.com/share" class="twitter-share-button" data-url="http://mysite.com/asdf" data-text="Description about ...
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Searching my Twitter lists

How can I search tweets among the ones that belong to tweeters in one of my twitter lists? I don't seem to find a tool to do it. Maybe it's just me overlooking, but can you help me?
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Is there a way to subscribe my Twitter and Facebook account to an RSS feed?

Is there a way to subscribe my Twitter, and Facebook account to RSS, so it posts a message whenever a new post is published in the subscription feed of my blog or another external RSS feed?
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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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Twitter clients that use alternative URLs to display/update status

I would like to use twitter at my work place where twitter site is totally blocked by the firewall. We do have many desktop clients like tweetdeck, seesmic etc but each of these would inturn use the ...
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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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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? [closed]

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 'https://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/vodafone_au.xml?...
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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 [duplicate]

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 ...