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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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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How do I create a twitter hashtag?

I've looked around the internet for a step by step guide on how to create, and define hash tags. Can someone guide me on how to figure it out?
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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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Cannot follow anyone on Twitter (limit not achieved)

I created an account on Twitter, activated it using my phone, confirmed the E-mail address, and then in the settings I removed the phone number (I don't want it to be there). The account looks fine, ...
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How can I get ifttt to do automatic retweets that are formatted correctly?

I am trying to set up a recipe in ifttt.com to retweet everything from account samplesourceuser to account sampletargetuser (I have control over both accounts, names have been redacted of course). The ...
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How can it be that a Twitter message is viewable individually but invisible in a user's timeline?

Although a message is being accessible through a link, it doesn't appear in a person's timeline at the date-appropriate place. I wonder how that can be explained?
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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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How to post to Twitter and Facebook business page without notifications

I have a company website with a running blog. I created a business pages on Twitter and Facebook a while back but didn't had time to keep them up to date until I've finally created website. Now that I ...
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Why is my Twitter feed suddenly flooded with posts?

I have a Twitter account, and I follow a couple of my friends. When I usually check my Twitter feed, I can see what my friends have posted and reply to it or whatever. But lately, I've noticed that ...
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How do I undo blocks by anti-gamergate apps?

How do I unblock blocks made by anti-gamergate apps? I noticed that my twitter account had blocked Brian Cox because he was on a blacklist of an anti-gamergate app. Checking my Twitter Settings for ...
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Can my protected tweet be seen by the recipient who doesn't follow me?

So the description for protected tweets are: Only confirmed followers have access to @foo's Tweets and complete profile. Click the "Follow" button to send a follow request. But what if I tweet ...
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Twitter - replied to someone's tweet which I can see but can't see it with other account

WHy's this then? log in to account A (work account) reply to a celeb tweet (in this case they only have 5 other replies so I know it hasn't drowned) log in to account B (home account) some time ...
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How do you delete a tweet in TweetDeck (web version)?

I want to delete a tweet in the web version of TweetDeck. How can I delete a tweet? Where is the delete tweet icon or menu entry? I found many old howtos that do no longer apply.
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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 to synchronize update Facebook with Twitter *without* using the official Twitter application?

I want to update Facebook through my twitter - that is, whenever I post something on twitter, I want it on my FB wall. However, the "default", official way does not work for me due to error described ...
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Why can't I see my own tweets under “discover”

I thought Twitter was a platform designed to focus on topics where users can easily participate in using hashtags. I placed a hashtag in my first couple of tweets, and when I click it to show the ...
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Why do I get Twitter Highlights of people I no longer follow?

As the question states, I get Highlights like: @SomeoneINoLongerFollow and 1 other follow Some User Some tweet that doesn't interest me How do I stop getting these highlights (but still ...
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Twitter sending continual “suspicious sign in” messages

I'm getting a continual stream of messages from Twitter complaining "We noticed a recent login attempt from an unusual device or location." I have a single account and access Twitter primarily ...
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Twitter archive missing tweets?

I received my Twitter archive a few days ago after requesting it but I noticed that there are tweets that are missing from the archive that are on the site. These are tweets I posted long before ...
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Tweet URL-link automatically converts into a clickable image

Under what circumstances do normal URL-links (without image upload) in a Tweet automatically converts into an autoexpanded image/link-combination? For example: Links to some newspaper articles shows ...
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How do you search for a post by a user on Twitter?

There is a user I follow on Twitter and I'm trying to find a message they posted a while ago. I tried using Twitter search to search "@username searchterm" and there were no search results. How do I ...
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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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Twitter accounts with Facebook fan pages

I have number of fan pages on my Facebook account. I am trying to get a Twitter account for each page, but because I already have my own Twitter account it will not let me connect the fan page ...
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How to get Twitter followers date wise

I have to find the number of Twitter followers date wise, like number of followers 2 weeks, 4 weeks, 6 weeks ago. I have tried on https://dev.twitter.com/rest/tools/console, but it is not accepting ...
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Twitter to Facebook connection is not working

I'm trying to connect a Twitter account to a Facebook one. I have connected the Facebook account from App Settings in Twitter and Authorized Twitter Application. However, Tweets are not being posted ...
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Sync Facebook/Twitter posts with Google+

My business uses a Facebook page to post all of their updates on, which (I'm told) are also automatically posted to Twitter. I have just set up a Google+ page for the business, and I would like the ...
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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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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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Images uploaded to Twitter are smaller than original

I tweeted some images and the URL to the image after upload is like: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CPRDDZxUYAE5iK0.png:large Notice the :large at the end. Without this, the image is even tinier. But ...
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Error tweeting a certain sentence

On the Twitter web interface, I'm trying to tweet - for several weeks - this exact sentence: D. B. Cooper https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._B._Cooper But this is totally impossible: I always get an ...
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How can I have my Twitter card expanded by default?

This tweet is expanded by default in this timeline. My tweet here is not expanded by default in my timeline. (The Twitter card validator does not show any errors for my tweet.) How can I have my ...
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Changed username, now tweets won't show in search

I finally signed up to Twitter on the 5th of September and starting tweeting. I changed my name and username the next day and continued tweeting as normal, but when I put words into the search engine ...
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Tweets don’t load

Twitter says I have some ~1.000 tweets, but I can’t load/see them, neither on the website, nor through the desktop app—it stays in the “loading” state forever. And they don’t appear in the downloaded ...
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Get most retweeted tweets of a account

Given a Twitter account, say RealCarrotFacts, how can I order its tweets decreasing by number of retweets?
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How To Find & 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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Is it possible to open embedded tweets in a new tab?

Since a while I have seen that some tweets are "embedded" within others. A recent example from my twitter feed: If I want to interact with the embedded tweet, I have to click on it. Until I do, I ...
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Why is twitter search not finding results

I tweeted something via Twitter and then tried to search for it. The tweet is https://twitter.com/bgoodr2/status/638042917056065536 so I searched for: Allow Intra-PDF document link navigation And ...
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Follow Twitter Vine User without App

Howto follow Twitter Vine User without App? I don't wish to use iOS or Android App, wish to do that with Tools from OS X. Best would be RSS feed. example URL https://vine.co/KingBach?mode=grid
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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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Filter retweets using the Twitter API

I'm doing a search tool using the twitter API to get tweets. However , I'm with a problem related to retweets , every search I do, more than half of the results are retweets . Is there a way for me to ...
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Can I add a line break in my Twitter bio?

My Twitter bio looks bad because the line is split at unfortunate places. Can I force a line break at a particular place? The form at https://twitter.com/settings/profile inserts a carriage returns ...
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Why is my tweet not appearing, and when might it appear?

I signed up to Twitter and tweeted somebody. It has now been 47min since the tweet and I've been checking the profile of the person I've tweeted, but the tweet has not appeared. What is happening?
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My Twitter account still on another iPhone

Okay so my very nosy cousin, I trusted with my Twitter account. She would tweet things I did not like and look through my things. I was fed up and told her to delete my account. She showed me that she ...
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Twitter as feed reader

Is it possible to use Twitter as a feed reader? I am not interested in writing messages to other people or giving my opinion on some topic, but I am interested in being updated on some people, ...
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Why does Twitter suggest have two identical “Who to follow” suggestion?

After I tweet an clip from YouTube, Twitter suggest me two options to follow: Both are identical. Is there any explanation for this?
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How to sign up to Twitter?

It sounds strange, but I'm unable to sign up to Twitter. When I try to use Google Chrome, the sign up form contains only name and e-mail fields. And even though all of them are filled-up and contain ...
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Changes to my Twitter design aren't persisting

For the longest time I have had a background image on my Twitter design: However recently I have had just a plain off white background: I have tried just resetting the design and changing the ...
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How do I access Twitter if my school has blocked it?

My school has blocked Twitter on the school admin, so I can't get onto the site. Is there any way I can access it or unblock it from my device? I need to contact someone before 3pm to ask about ...
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When I mention or reply to someone on anybody on Twitter, it doesn’t up in their notifications

Whenever I mention somebody with their @, they can see it on their timeline or my profile, but it does not show up in their notifications. I thought people were ignoring me but my friend noticed ...
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Twitter at-reply not showing in search

When I send an @-tweet to someone it is not showing up in the search. Like "Hey @abc ... " and I type "@abc" in the search there are a bunch of tweets, but not mine. My account is new, email ...