Free microblogging webapp that lets users share "tweets" of up to 140 characters in length.

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Is there a way to get email notifications when someone tweets?

I would like to know if there is any way in which I can get email notifications when only "specific" people tweet on Twitter. Further, would it be possible to filter these alerts based on some ...
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Why can't I access my widget settings in Twitter when it works for everyone else?

For the last couple of weeks I've been unable to access my widget settings for my Twitter account. When clicking Widgets on the Settings page, I get this error: My widgets are still working, but I ...
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Twitter notifications not working

Suddenly, my Twitter notifications are not showing. I am using Google Chrome on my PC and I used to get the notifications normally until yesterday. Now no notifications are shown. Please help me get ...
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Does twitter not show some replies?

I made this tweet in response to someone else's tweet, but when I view his tweet directly (that is, going to the URL of that specific tweet), mine isn't visible, even when scroll to the bottom. ...
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Why is Twitter's “Discover” using someone I've unfollowed?

I've recently unfollowed someone on Twitter, but she's still on a private list that I have. However, Twitter is still using her when suggesting tweets in the "Discover" tab. Do I need to remove her ...
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-filter:links is not really working when I try to only return Twitter results without links [duplicate]

It seems to reduce a many of the results that contain links but not all. I tested it without and without this (negative) filter. The tweets clearly have a link in them too - it isn't something that ...
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How to Find Out the Exact Time of a Tweet on Twitter [duplicate]

When viewing a tweet on Twitter, it only allows you to see the hour and the min (9:26AM). Is there a way to find out the exact timestamp of that tweet, in milliseconds? Any help is appreciated. ...
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How to show follow Twitter account after someone shares the article

I have implemented Twitter card with mentioning my username @username, hashtag and all other information. I want to know how can I show my Twitter profile follow button after someone shares my ...
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How do I create a list of all of my “following” on Twitter?

I would like to monitor my Twitter account with Feedly.com. I understand I need to create a list of the people I am following in Twitter and then use a widget of the list and then create an RSS feed. ...
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Confirming email on Twitter

I set up a new Twitter account, my second. I'm using a different email address for this new account. The first is on Yahoo Mail, the second was at Bluehost. My email host didn't receive the ...
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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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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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First tweet of a user

I'd like to see the first tweet of a Twitter user. Is this possible without clicking "more" a hundred times?
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Some images show automatically on the Twitter timeline, others do not

I've noticed that sometimes pictures from people I follow display in the timeline, and other times they don't and need to be "expanded". How does the algorithm work to pick out which images to show ...
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How can I make my tweets private?

I want my tweets on Twitter to remain private and not be visible to anyone except those I designate as being able to view. How do I accomplish this?
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Default to All and hide retweets on Twitter search results

How can I default the sort of Twitter search results to show "All" instead of "Top" and have it exclude retweets? On Twitter I don't follow anyone or post anything, I just use it to search to get ...
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Download direct messages from Twitter

Is there a way I can copy/paste or download old DM's from my iPhone 6? I can not see DM's as far back as I need on my computer.
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If my Twitter account is private and I'm blocking a user, if I reply to that person's tweet, will they see it?

I have my account set as private and a certain person blocked. However, her account is not private and it was brought to my attention she was speaking badly about me. Under that specific negative ...
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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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Can I add my own link to an image on Twitter?

I can post links on Twitter. And I can post pictures on Twitter. Can I post a picture on Twitter and control where it links to? I want to post a picture and have it link back to my web site.
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Save or collect tweets in which I clicked a link

I am using Twitter mostly to discover content on the web, so every time I use it I tend to clink on lots of links. I then read through the websites and some I save for myself, some I put on the blog, ...
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How do I escape URLs in Twitter?

I want to post a bit of script to Twitter which includes a URL. However, Twitter automatically sends URLs through its shortening service, with the (usually right, but in this case wrong) assumption ...
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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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Any way to get Twitter notifications for local accidents on my smartphone?

Well, title does say it all, but I'll give a background to whom might interest. This one day I was going the subway and a whole line stopped because of some literally freak accident. Everyone in ...
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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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How can I block all x-rated Twitter-profiles from following me?

I get lots of followers for some reason who are women with really sleazy profiles and I am getting sick of having to see it and block them. Is there a way I can just set my profile to totally block ...
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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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Specific word in twitter account

I'm looking for a notification function in twitter as the following: When someone I FOLLOW tweets and his tweet has a specific word, I want to receive an email about that tweet. For example, I'm ...
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How can I automatically (native) re-tweet everything another Twitter account tweets? [closed]

I don’t want to post tweets like “RT @-other-account-: original-tweet”; I want to use the Twitter native retweet function. (The differences include that people can block the retweeted account; that ...
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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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Is there any way to follow a specific hashtag?

I want to follow a hashtag on Twitter. I know that Twitter doesn't allow you to do it directly, and I tried to find special services without any success. Do you know how I can follow Twitter ...
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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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Does Twitter have any short name like Facebook's fb.com?

Does Twitter have any short name like Facebook's fb.com? It would be easier to advertise Twitter accounts like Facebook pages.
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Is it possible to automatically schedule old Tumblr posts to appear on Twitter?

I've got a large Tumblr archive and would like to tweet one post every few days to Twitter. Is there any way of doing this automatically?
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How to view and download old Twitter Direct Messages

I'm looking to view and archive all my old DMs in Twitter, since I would like to revive conversations that took place 1 year ago. Acording to Twitter they don't delete old messages, they simply ...
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Is there a way to filter out retweets?

Too many people are retweeting to the point that I get sick of reading the same stuff again and again. How can I filter out retweets?
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Display multiple Trending Topics at the same time

I want to display multiple Twitter trending topics at the same time. For example, I want to view Worldwide, Turkey and United States side by side in real time. Apparently, this is not possible on ...
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Add a Twitter list and block/hide all the users [closed]

I am new to Twitter, and mainly use the website or Echofon for Mac. I thought about adding some lists about science (500 users), but I think that not all the people on the list are really important. ...
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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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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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How do I send a questions to a select group of people on Twitter?

How do I send questions to select (eg animal rights and animal rescue) groups on Twitter?
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Post to someone's timeline and delete copy in mine

How do I post my tweet to someone's timeline, delete the auto copy added to my timeline, and have the tweet remain in the timeline of the person that I sent it to?
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Search someones followers on twitter

I met someone at a concert but I didnt get their contact info. All I really know if their first name and I am definitely sure they are following a band on twitter. Is there anyway to get a list of ...
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Notifications after deactivation of Twitter

While stalking, I accidentally followed someone on Twitter, and unfollowed them right after. I also changed all my info right after, blocked the person, and deactivated my account. Will my "follow" ...
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Can I stop someone from seeing a follow notification on Twitter?

I accidentally followed someone I didn't mean to follow, then immediately unfollowed. I was wondering if there's any way of stopping them from seeing that I followed them for a second.
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Tweet is not showing up in list of sent tweets

I sent a tweet but it does not show up in my sent list. I can see all my older tweets. Where could it have gone?
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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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Where can I see Twitter replies to me?

Where can I see Twitter replies to me? Clicking on my user name does nothing. I've scoured the Twitter page and can find no replies button or even a Help button. I have been trying for some months to ...
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Want to see secret Twitter accounts

Is it possible to see protected Twitter accounts (the account which you can't see what they are tweeting until they allow you to follow) without them knowing?
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How does Twitter's addition of photos to profile work when retweeting

Sometimes when I retweet a post with a photo (the ones that are shown in the feed), the photo is added to my photos and videos on the profile and sometimes it doesn't. How does it work?