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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Viewing tweets you have sent

How can I see the history of tweets I have sent?
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When you favourite a tweet that's been retweeted by someone you follow, will he get a notification?

Person X tweets a post—I don’t follow X; Person Y retweets X's tweet—I follow Y; I favourite the tweet that Y retweeted. Will Y get a notification? I know it does give notification if I retweet a ...
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How to prevent a Twitter user from viewing my profile?

I've read on a Twitter support page that when we block a user that user will be notified that he/she has been blocked. My question is: when I block a user, that user will still be able to see my ...
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Limit search results to only tweets in Google?

I am trying to search for a particular string and I want to see only results from all user's tweets. "site:twitter.com" - doesn't work, because it searches in user's bio, name, etc., which I do not ...
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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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How do I include an image when posting via Twitterfeed?

I'm using Twitterfeed to post my latest blog updates in my Twitter through RSS. However, there is no picture uploaded in the tweet. Is there any way I can auto update my tweet with picture when I ...
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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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What's the Twitter error “Your account may not be allowed to perform this action. Please refresh the page and try again.”

A) I get a very bizarre error sometimes, when I'm trying to submit a tweet: Your account may not be allowed to perform this action. Please refresh the page and try again. This is very ...
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My tweets are not showing up in other people's mentions

My replies are not showing up in other people's mentions. I tried tweeting several friends, my other accounts but my tweets just won't appear in their mentions? They do appear on my own Twitter page. ...
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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 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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How can I know which app added someone in the list of people I follow on Twitter?

There is user X in the list of people I follow on Twitter. How can I know which app added user X?
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Twitter 'confirm email' message won't go away after trying everything I could find online to try

Two other people on this forum have asked this question and I have tried the advice given in both responses, but it still won't work for me. I've searched everywhere else online and cannot find any ...
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GEO Place Manipulation

I have encountered a very unusual and bizarre situation in Twitter. A user with account @hh88hhhh seems to tweet from multiple locations even though it's nearly impossible he/she can be in these far ...
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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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Retweets of retweets, and what happens when they are undone

I have a question about retweets on Twitter. Imagine Bob posts a tweet. Then Sue retweets the message. Finally, Sara retweets Sue's retweet. What happens to Sara's retweet if Sue "undoes" her retweet? ...
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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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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 show picture instead of link on Twitter from Facebook posts

I have connected my Twitter account with my Facebook account. And when I post something on Facebook it also get posted on Twitter. Status get posted on Twitter same as I post on Facebook but when I ...
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Create a script to block all followers on Twitter (except those that you follow)

Early last year Clayton Lambert posted a script on his blog which allowed you to automatically block users following you that were using the default Twitter profile image 'egg'. var unList = []; ...
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Change Twitter profile photo

How do you change the Twitter profile photo on Tails OS? When I try to do that from Tails OS, it tells me that the website is trying to extract HTML5 canvas data that can uniquely identify my computer....
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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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Click statistics with Twitter's t.co URL shortener?

Now that Twitter automatically shortens urls with its t.co service, 3rd party services like bit.ly / j.mp have become somewhat superfluous (for Twitter use). However, bit.ly provides nice click ...
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My reply to a tweet doesn't appear below the original tweet when it's expanded

I reply to somebody's tweets, (clicking the reply link below the original tweet), then when this tweet is expanded I see replies from other people who posted before and after me but not mine. My ...
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Can people see that you've liked their retweet on Twitter?

So if somebody retweets something on Twitter and you click to view it, but click onto the original account that tweeted it and like it from there, will the person who retweeted it get a notification?
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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?
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How can I unfollow everyone at once on Twitter?

Instead of manually unfollowing everyone by clicking on "Unfollow", is there a way to automatically unfollow everyone on Twitter?
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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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Subscribe to Twitter replies for a tweet that isn't mine

Is there a way to subscribe to Twitter replies to a tweet that isn't mine? Maybe some external service?
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Twitter Archive Email Confirmation won’t send

I want to download my Twitter archive, but the email with the link isn’t arriving in my inbox. I’m sure it’s not a problem with my email because I still receive Twitter notification emails.
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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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Favoriting a tweet that is in the favorites of someone you don't follow

If I favorited a tweet on a person's favourites that I do not follow, will they get a notification of it? I'm on person X's profile and I look at their favourites but I don't follow them. I ...
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My reply to the other person does not show on theirs [duplicate]

When I send out tweets to other people, it doesn't show on their mentions but only on their timeline, any body can help me with that? I uses Twitter on my S6 edge android most of the time.
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How can I make my text box explode with horrible characters?

Most of us just type normal text into our Stackexchange or Twitter posts. But some people are able to make their text explode from the page in horrific forms. Eg, famously, this Stackoverflow posting ...
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Twitter confirm email will not work for me

I created an account for Twitter. I got a Confirm email dialog. I got the email and I confirmed. I have now been through the resend confirm email cycle more than 100 times, and I have reached out to ...
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How to set URL or domain as Twitter's username?

I have a quite similar question to this one, only this time concerning Twitter and user name, not URL. Situation is nearly exactly the same. I have created my first Twitter account in the beginning ...
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How to undo 'Undo Retweet'?

I had retweeted something about a week ago and just now accidently clicked 'Undo Retweet' when trying to see who else had retweeted it. Is it possible to undo an 'Undo Retweet'? I know I could ...
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Are you notified when a tweet you retweeted is retweeted by someone else?

If I retweet a tweet that has been retweetd by a user on Twitter I do not follow, will that user then get a notification saying that I have "Retweeted a tweet they retweeted"? For example, Alice ...
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If I follow someone on Twitter, but they don't follow me, can they see my tweets?

I follow some people on Twitter who don't follow me. Can they see my tweets, even if they don't follow me?
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Is there a way to track gross number of Twitter followers gained?

I'm searching for a tool that will track the gross number of Twitter followers gained. Most tools I find will track the net amount, for example, if I were to gain 9 followers in a day, but lose 15, it ...
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Find out which contact joined Twitter

When I get a message from Twitter saying that one of my contacts is now on the service, I get their Twitter handle but no other information. Very often people won't use their actual name or photo, and ...
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How do I hide Twitter Following/Likes?

A Twitter user's page usually shows Tweets, Following, Followers, Likes, and Lists at the top right below the banner image, as seen on @shanselman's Twitter page: But it's apparently possible to ...
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How to stop Twitter from switching to mobile site

The last few times I have gone to Twitter it has automatically switched to the mobile site. How can I keep it on the standard site? Chromium 48.0.2564.82 (Developer Build) Ubuntu 15.10 (32-bit)
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How do I upload animated gifs from Twitter onto Facebook and have them animate?

Animated GIFS on Twitter are great for capturing a meme. Downloading them is tricky, but can be done by reading the HTML source or using an external tool. The problem I have is, whenever I upload an ...
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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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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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Filter Twitter DMs to view only unread

I would like to filter my Twitter DMs directly in the app/webapp or via 3rd party software to be able to see only unread DMs or responses. I sent a lot of messages myself and it is hard to track ...
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Is rewarding users for sharing using Facebook or Twitter breaking the TOS?

I read this paragraph from Facebook's change's to the platform policy: You must not incentivize people to use social plugins or to like a Page. This includes offering rewards, or gating apps or ...
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Limits on Twitter E-Mail Notifications

What limits does twitter use for E-Mail Notifications (e.g., new followers, DMs, etc.)? They seem to limit them. Some days I saw a stop of new mails after 50 messages on others it where like 113 in ...
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How to NOT create a link in a tweet

Whenever I type something resembling a URL (for example "asp.net") at twitter.com, it automatically converts it into a real link. Is there a way to 'escape' this conversion if I want it to remain ...