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

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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?
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Any way to link to a time slice of Twitter posts?

I am interested in linking to a sequence of tweets by a single user - starting and ending with specific tweets. Basically, due to the constraints, people often tweet a series of short posts that are ...
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Why Can't I See My Tweets On The Recipient's Timeline?

I just set up my Twitter account, and even after reading almost everything on their "Help" page, I am still confused about tweeting the people I'm following. Let me explain: I am following Richard ...
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Search for tweets with a phrase but excluding that phrase if it's within a URL

I'm trying to search for tweets that talk about NPR, but because Twitter searches the full text of URLs, my results include every tweet that links to NPR.org (a lot!). How can I search for tweets that ...
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How do I set a wide Twitter cover photo?

How do I configure a wide Twitter cover photo like the top image on this profile: https://twitter.com/Taupoweddings I don't see it in my Twitter settings anywhere.
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Any ideas why Twitter stopped showing the 'pic.twitter.com/xxxx' link for inline tweet images?

Just yesterday I noticed Twitter no longer reveals the pic.twitter.com/xxxx link to images included in a tweet. Does anyone know what is going on with that? Images show as before it seems, but before ...
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How can I search for my list of Twitter mutes?

Muting people is sometimes useful to avoid the flood of tweets / mentions in a discussion you're no longer interested in. Sometimes it's only temporary, so... How can I view a list of all the people ...
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Monitor keywords from my Twitter contacts

I know it is possible to subscribe to keywords searches by saving them within Twitter's app as a saved search. There doesn't seem to be a way to get notified by email of these searches nor scope the ...
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How to receive a regular email listing all Twitter mentions of a specific word or keyword?

Searching Twitter for mentions of a word or multiple words can be a chore. Is there something that can be set up in Twitter that will email me a digest of search terms? Or do I have to look for some ...
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Twitter account suspended—why?

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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Feed or alert of a specific Twitter keyword from specific Twitter account?

How do I receive an alert or create a feed for when a specific Twitter account tweets a specific keyword(s)? For example, the author of a software application I use apparently does not have any type ...
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What's the best format for multi-word hashtags in tweets?

What's the best format for multi-word hashtags in tweets? Some candidates for consideration are, supposing a phrase's normal writing is "foo Bar baz": #FooBarBaz (camel-cased) #foo_Bar_baz ...
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Yahoo Pipe Twitter Feed is missing out # & @

I have built a Yahoo Pipe that takes Tweets from my Twitter list that I've put into a Twitter Widget and output via some Google Script to make it Yahoo Pipe friendly. The pipe then filters unique ...
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Twitter - I can see their tweet in my feed, but not their's

So I can see a person's tweets on my Twitter feed but when I click on their name to see more of their tweets I can no longer see that tweet. It is happening a lot with one particular person, am I ...
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Tweeting without annoying others

I have a twitter feed that sends out new YouTube music videos for a specific genre. I want my followers to easily find the artist’s Twitter page. I'm currently sending something similar to: some ...
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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 do I quote a Tweet on Twitter?

In reply, I see people who are able to quote the thing exactly the same way. But how? Here is an example (I couldn't use the "at" symbols because I'm a new user): Poster Kid @posterkid I like pie ...
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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 RSS feed for start page tweets

Is it possible to create an RSS feed for all the tweets listed on the start page at twitter.com? In the screenshot below I am referring to the tweets which are listed on the right side of the screen. ...
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Many services can syndicate blog posts to Facebook, Twitter, etc. Can any attach locations or people? [closed]

There are many services that syndicate blogs to social networks, ie automatically post links to new blog posts. TwitterFeed, dlvr.it, OnlyWire, and IFTTT are some of the best known. I haven't found ...
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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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Remove favorite tweets from a protected account without following them

Let's say you once favorited a tweet of a user who later made his/her tweets protected so they can no longer be viewed by people that didn't follow them. And now in your Favorites, it shows a number ...
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Is there a way to list all the URLs from tweets containing a certain hashtag?

I would like to collect all the links published on Twitter in tweets containing a certain hashtag and list them in a spreadsheet or CSV file. I had supposed this could be done on IFTTT, but there all ...
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How do I get my Twitter followers not to appear on my timeline?

I have just joined Twitter and when I follow people, I get all their tweets in my timeline. I have been to other people's pages and I can see only what they have tweeted in their timeline but they are ...
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How can I delete a tweet using Twitter web interface?

How can I delete a specific tweet? The delete icon on Twitter has disappeared from the web app interface. It used to be on the same line as the Repy and Favorite actions. Can I restore the icon ...
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How do I send a tweet to someone specific?

As an example, on the Science Friday radio show and podcast, the host says every week "tweet your questions and comments to us." The same phrase is used on the show's website at ...
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How to switch to Old Twitter

When I click on my username, there is the option "Switch to Old Twitter" but when I click on it, this URL opens with the following plain text: 403 Forbidden: The server understood the request, ...