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

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I need a tool to automatically do a Google Translate operation on all tweets in my Twitter feed

I've been using TweetDeck to translate foreign language tweets, but TweetDeck requires two clicks per tweet to call Google Translate and translate the tweet. Do any Twitter clients, web based or ...
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Sending files over Twitter

I want to be able to send a file to my followers. How do I do this?
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How can I make my tweets private?

I want my tweets on Twitter to remain private and not be visible to anyone except those I designate as being able to view. How do I accomplish this?
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How can I follow someone on Twitter without them knowing?

Is it possible to follow someone on Twitter without them knowing?
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Is there a pause/play “auto-fetch” option for Twitter?

I enjoy checking out Twitter when I have a minute or two to "catch up" on what is going on outside my home/office but I hate that I have to manually load new tweets. e.g. click on the "3 new tweets" ...
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How can I throttle an over talkative person I'm following on Twitter without unfollowing?

In my stream of people I'm following usually one person tweets way more often than everyone else. How can I restrict the feed to show just a representative sample, or a maximum number of tweets per ...
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First tweet of a user

I'd like to see the first tweet of a twitter user. Is this possible without clicking "more" a hundred times?
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Twitter Location Feature Does not work outside Major Countries using the web interface

I tried updating my status using twitter.com and I cannot get the location feature attached to tweet again. Last month I was in North America and geo-location worked great. Now I have moved for ...
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Is there a twitter-like app that can be installed for a corporate intranet?

I think that the twitter model of communication would work very well for disseminating information and informal discussion in the corporate world. Is there a twitter-like web-app that can be installed ...
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How can I combine my social networking feeds with RSS feeds (such as new questions on WebApps) in a single timeline?

With so many different ways to get information on the web (twitter, facebook, myspace, RSS, etc.), I would like to combine them into one place rather than having to run different tools or visit ...
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Is there an application to summarise my twitter timeline [closed]

Is there a web application that exists that can scan my timeline for a given period (for example last weekend while I was away) and allow me to intelligently catch-up by showing only the tweets that ...
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How can I tell which sites I've authorized to access my information on Twitter?

How do I know which sites I've allowed to have access to my information on Twitter?
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How can I backup all of my tweets?

Is there a way to download a backup of all of my own tweets, in case Twitter ever goes down for good?
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How to know when a user unfollows on Twitter

Twitter sends an email notification mentioning so-and-so-person [with their tweets, followers, etc info] is following me, the moment someone follows me. But Twitter does not send any email after ...
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How do I sync Facebook, Twitter, & Foursquare?

I have accounts on Twitter, Facebook, & FourSquare (to name a few.) I'm trying to work out the best way to sync all of these sites so that I can post once and update all. Here's the problem: ...
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How can I put a Twitter “tweet” in my Blog

Currently I think I would just screen shot a popular tweet from @aplusk or someone else I am trying to reference but I am always stuck with cropping People say I could have "photoshopped" it and it ...
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How can I follow my Facebook Friends on Twitter?

When I log into Facebook in the News Feed it shows some of my friends posting via Twitter. Is there a way I can automatically follow them on my Twitter account or get all their twitter ids to follow ? ...
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Twitter: Easy way to unfollow users not also following me?

On Twitter, is there an easy way to unfollow users not also following me – or at least get a list of such users I'm following where there isn't reciprocation?
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Sending a direct or private message in Twitter

I've heard of direct messages in Twitter but I don't know if that's the same as using @username or is something else. What is the difference (in case they are different) and/or how could I send a ...
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Advanced Twitter search tricks? [closed]

Searching Twitter can be arduous. What are some tricks to searching Twitter? Are there additional options outside of the ones listed on Twitter's advanced search page?
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How do I re-activate my twitter account using the same email address?

I deleted my twitter account, and now I can't create a new one with the same email address! How do I get a new twitter account with the same email address?
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Be notified of @-messages on Twitter

On Twitter, how can I receive an automatic notification through email if somebody writes an @-message to me?
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I want to receive the tweets of everyone I follow as emails. How do I configure that?

I suspect this might require a 3rd party application. There is no way that I would want SMS notifications to my phone (which is almost what I'm looking for). And if I could get emails just for ...
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How can I delete my Twitter account?

I've decided I don't want to use Twitter any more - how can I delete my account?
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How can I control who follows me on Twitter?

I tend to get a bunch of emails every week that say: JaneDoe (JaneDoe343) is now following your tweets on Twitter.is now following you. A little information about JaneDoe: 0 followers 1 ...
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How do I search within someone's tweets?

I remember Jeff Atwood (@codinghorror) had posted a tweet about a new website, but I can't seem to find the link. Is there any way I can search within someone's tweets to find that link?