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 it possible for some one in Afghanistan to get a tweet from a person in the USA as an SMS in their Afghan cell phone? How?

I need to be able to update people in Afghanistan with SMS messages to their cell phones. I thought the best way to do this was to get them all to sign-up for twitter and then subscribe to my tweets ...
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Advanced settings for followed people on Twitter

On Twitter, I'd like to watch specific "followed" people in the Home page (timeline), and watch the others (i.e. celebrities and organizations which have more tweets than my friends) in a list window ...
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How can I use Goo.gl as my URL shortener in Twitter for iPhone (Tweetie)?

I've gone to Settings → Services → URL Shortening → Custom. What do I enter as the "URL shortening endpoint"?
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What's the best way to search for old tweets?

I find twitter search kind of buggy. Is there another way of doing that search? I don't mean tweets from a user (I use Google for that). I mean tweets from history.
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How do I hide Twitter updates on my LinkedIn home page?

Is there a way to remove Twitter updates from showing on my LinkedIn homepage? This is just flooding my LinkedIn stream with redundant data that I don't want to know.
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Mass-Listing Twitter Users

I am looking for a method to mass-list all Twitter Employees to a public list of my own. It sounds like it should be within their TOS here is what I got from their Policies: Spam: You may not use ...
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Twitter privacy settings?

I tried to register a new Twitter account. The registration form said, that my full name will appear on my public profile. Is there a privacy setting for at least limit the people available to see my ...
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Is it possible to force someone you follow to unfollow you on Twitter?

Is it possible to force someone to unfollow you on Twitter? Use-case: I want to follow my ex-girlfriend, but I don't want her to follow me. If I block her, I guess I can't see her tweets. Also, I ...
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How can I setup automated direct messages in twitter?

I know Twitter doesn't offer this service directly, but I'd like to be able to send direct messages to followers for a special event. Is there a third-party service out there that can manage this?
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Solution for handling multiple twitter accounts?

I have 3 twitter accounts. What's the best solution for handling multiple twitter accounts? I've been using splitweet for some time, but it's buggy, and its support for retweets is limited. Any ...
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Import Hotmail friends to Twitter?

How can I import my Hotmail friends over to Twitter? The old importer doesn't seem to work.
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Twitter in Google Calendar

I used Twistory until the calendar stopped receiving updates, so I am looking for the correct way to import my tweets into Google Calendar once again. I tried Yahoo Pipes but it gives me the wrong ...
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How can I see a discussion with both sides in Twitter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tracking conversations in twitter When I open somebody's tweets page, I often see his responses to his friends' posts, but without those posts themselves. Is there a way to ...
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Why do people keep using the old RT? [closed]

What are some reasons why people would prefer to retweet a message using the old style (RT @someone: Blah blah blah) instead of the new style where it just "forwards" the message to your followers? I ...
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How can I verify my mobile number on Twitter?

I can't add my mobile number, because the carrier isn't listed in the device list.
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Is it possible to make a link for a specific Twitter post?

I want to share a specific Twitter post to my friend. For that I need to make a link for that post. How can I do that?
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How do I see RTs in a twitter list?

Is there a way to show RTs in a Twitter list? If I look at one of my lists on Twitter.com, then I only see tweets from the people actually on the list. Obviously, I see old-style RTs because the API ...
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See tweets in CoTweet that have been retweeted (new-style)?

Is there a way to see my tweets that have been retweeted by others? I can see the ones that count as mentions if they are retweeted using the old-style. I am not seeing ones done by the new-style ...
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Erasing all tweets from a Twitter account

I've been asked to take care of a Twitter account. And now I've got to erase all of over 3,000 tweets. And I've been looking for tools that might help me out with this bulk/mass erase of tweets. ...
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Can't delete my tweets!

I want to delete a few tweets in Twitter, but the problem is Twitter doesn't let me. When I click on "Delete" under my tweet, it disappears for a second and then comes back. I thought this could be a ...
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How can I delete all my direct messages at once in Twitter?

How do I delete all my Twitter direct messages in one go without having to click the delete button for each message?
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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 use ...
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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? [closed]

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? [closed]

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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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 ...