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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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 ...
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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 http://www....
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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 updates)....
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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
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Is there any free application that allows me to censor live tweets and show the approved ones live-ish? [closed]

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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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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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 [closed]

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 ...