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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Complete list of actions on Twitter

How do I find a complete list of possible actions on Twitter? Here are examples of what I mean, though to be clear, I'm not asking for a list, but how to compile the list: (unsure if the following ...
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Twitter error message “There was an error updating the list”

What does the error message "There was an error updating the list" mean? I got it while trying to add someone to a new, private, list using twitter's web site with Safari. Speculation includes: Too ...
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Follow or Mention Twitter button to allow feedback?

I have just created a Twitter account to let people provide feedback from a webpage offering a small service. I am no expert at Twitter. I see that several buttons are available. I want to add such a ...
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Tweeting to someone on NCIS without letting other people know my real name

How would I let people from the TV series NCIS know that I enjoy the program, but at the same time not let on to other people on Twitter know who I am or what my real name is? I want to be able to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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If i delete a reply to a tweet that was accidentally sent within 10s, will the user still receive notifications on it (with my username)? [duplicate]

If I delete a reply to a tweet that was accidentally sent within 10 seconds, will the user still receive notifications on it (with my username)?
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Facebook getting search history from Gmail, Linkedin and Twitter

Recently, in my Facebook search bar I've noticed it shows "recent searches" that I didn't search on Facebook. For instance, I looked at Paul Graham and Scott Adams' twitter feeds. This showed up in my ...
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My Twitter account isn't showing up in other's notifications [duplicate]

Apparently other people sometimes can't see my Twitter likes and replies in their notification feed. Since I'm not directly experiencing the problem, I'm not sure how universal it is - if it's all ...
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How to track clicks from retweets and get the Twitter user who retweeted?

I would like to track clicks from people who retweet my tweet. Is it possible know which user's retweet was clicked?
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Why aren't my Twitter followers being notified when I reply? [duplicate]

I have had two different accounts where this has happened. Not changing any settings, and not installing any apps, all of a sudden a group of my followers stop getting notifications when I reply to ...
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Does Twitter send notifications to followed accounts on user reactivation?

I currently have a deactivated Twitter account, and I realized that there is something I need from it. If I reactivate my account, will followers who are signed up for services and applications like ...
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Why can't we actually retweet?

Instead of a recipe that copies & pastes the texts in other people's tweets, why can't we literally retweet? Often times, there isn't enough room for all of the words, so the endings are cut off. ...
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How do I share individual tweets/retweets to Facebook?

I want to share some tweets and retweets to Facebook. The Facebook connect app in Twitter shares every tweet to my Facebook account. I want to be able to control which tweet/retweet gets posted to ...
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Twitter notifications [duplicate]

When I mention someone it does not show up in their notifications. I tried changing the settings. I even made a new account. It worked for about an hour on the new account then it stopped. Its really ...
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How long have I been following someone on Twitter?

Is there, by any chance, a way to know how long someone has been following me or how long I have been following someone on Twitter? Please explain in details or send me the link. (I already tried ...
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My tweets aren't showing in anyone's mentions/notifications [duplicate]

My tweets aren't showing in anyone's mentions/notifications! Last year it was on and off but it's getting annoying now, I can't tweet anyone to help because it doesn't show in their mentions!
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What is Twitter's reason for making my tweets invisible to me on recipients timeline?

I'm keen to get into Twitter, but so far my tweets never appear anywhere. Only exception is if I type find:my_username in the search box. After reading up, I now understand my tweets only become ...
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My directed tweets/likes/retweets do not result in a notification for the other person

Whenever I tweet at someone or like/retweet their tweet, it won't show up on their notifications. I've tried to fix this by deactivating and reactivating my account but it still doesn't work. Can ...
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Second Twitter account. Asks for a separate phone number

I am trying to set up a second twitter account for my annual golf trip. I have a second email address but it asks me for a different cell # than the one I use for my primary twitter account. Any ...
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How to find Twitter accounts of a certain category that have a certain range of followers? [closed]

I want to find all the Twitter accounts that tweet about a certain category (let's say, cars) and that have a certain range of followers (let's say, from 1000 to 3000). Is there any tool that can do ...
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Tweets with Dropbox links do not appear in hashtag search

I would like to tweet something with #example, link and Dropbox shared file link. When I do that, I can see my tweet in my Twitter home page, but if I click on #example I can't find my tweet on that ...
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How and where do I report a problem with Twitter that will likely be looked at, not ignored?

I cannot access my widget settings on Twitter. I have used the How can I get help? page to submit several help requests, but I never get back anything other than automated responses that suggest ...
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How to totally disable e-mail notifications from Twitter?

I have a Twitter account that I use very occasionally, so do not want to receive any e-mail notifications from Twitter. So I went into Settings > Email notifications and disabled them: "Email is ...
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What type of Twitter Card is this?

I'm assuming this is a twitter card. I noticed that it appeared in my Twitter Feed with the entire image displayed, you can see it without having to click on it. What kind of Twitter Card is it? I ...
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How do I automate tweets from a list of entries? [duplicate]

I want to set up a Twitter account that will automatically post one item from a list of quotes every day. I have a long list of short quotes in a text file and an extra Twitter account. How can I do ...
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Inline filtering of search results

How to filter search results on Twitter? For example with: a minimum of two replies a minimum of two favorites photos only videos only I have tried: USD (sell OR buy) filter:reply>=2 USD ...
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Can't see someone else's tweets [duplicate]

I sent a tweet to someone. It wasn't part of an ongoing conversation. It was just something I sent to them. I asked someone in a forum I was in if they could read the tweet I had sent. This person ...
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Twitter “Me” button illumination

On twitter's main desktop web site, there are 4 sort-of buttons at the top: Home, Connect, Discover and Me. Home sort of illuminates blue when there are unread/unloaded tweets, and Connect illuminates ...
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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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Can't access Twitter using MobileTor on iPhone [closed]

Twitter is blocked in my country so I need something like Tor to pass the filtering. I have installed mobileTor (the version of Tor compatible with iOS) for this purpose, but the Twitter app tells me ...
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Viewing Twitter replies

I am having a recent problem on Twitter. I used to be able to see replies to a person's tweet by just clicking on the reply arrow. It would show all the replies that people have done to this tweet. ...
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Twitter account suspended—why? [closed]

I'm new using Twitter. I tried to follow someone (who is legit) and next thing I know I get a message that my account has been suspended. It says I have been using it for spam or that someone might ...
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How to find and see all my tweets?

Is there a way to find or index all my tweets on Twitter web or in Twitter app?
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Twitter's Facebook connect behaves inconsistently [closed]

I'm having a lot of trouble getting Twitter's native Facebook connect app to work. It works one day, doesn't work the next, and I find myself wasting hours trying to get everything to sync. Does ...
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How can I stop spam email of “thanks for checking in”, but allow tweet email?

When I log into Twitter, which I do from time to time though not often, it says "thanks for checking in"—I want to stop that. But I still want to be emailed if I am sent a DM or tweeted. I get those ...
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How to contact someone from Twitter support

I tried to contact Twitter support but they sent me an automated generic reply. I need to contact a real person; do you know any mail address of somebody from the staff? Or somewhere where I can reach ...
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Sending Tweets to a Facebook Page not working [duplicate]

Okay I've got a client's Twitter account and a Facebook page, I am a manager for the Facebook page. I have currently tried using the official Twitter Facebook app to send posts to Facebook, I was ...
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how do I find out all the users who favorite a particular tweet of mine? How can I find in twitter api call?

I need to see who favorite my tweet. I need twitter api call to know who favorite my tweet and the person details.
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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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Restore Twitter DM's

I want to restore DM's on Twitter from deleted user accounts. Is this possible? I've taken care of on the internet around, but it can not find deleted user account.
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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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Where is the search field on twitter.com?

I'm not a user of Twitter, and I have no intention to create an account there. There is no search box on Twitter’s landing page. What path should I follow to get to a page where I can search amongst ...
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Daily Twitter stats appearing in sidebar then disappearing straight away [closed]

Sometimes when I refresh my profile page on twitter it shows me a chart with my daily tweet impressions, but then, when I go to look at it, the image has already disappeared and I'm left looking at a ...
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Twitter URL sharer: what does the 'Recommend @' field do? [closed]

I would like to know what the 'Recommend @' field does on the Twitter URL sharer at https://about.twitter.com/resources/buttons#tweet. The information appears in one of the HTML data tags, but then ...
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Is it better to register with Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc., or email? [closed]

I lot of websites these days (including this one) offer Facebook, Twitter, and/or Google login. Usually there's also an option to use old-style username/password credentials. I'm never sure which ...
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Twitter says I have XXX number of tweets and I don't have any…

I tried to delete all of my 300ish tweets and there are like 100ish left but Twitter says I don't have any tweets. How do I fix that?