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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Twitter: Easy way to unfollow users not also following me?

On Twitter, is there an easy way to unfollow users not also following me – or at least get a list of such users I'm following where there isn't reciprocation?
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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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twitter vs. identi.ca [closed]

Twitter is the largest site of its type, and I see there's a bunch of alternatives. What I'm more interested in is a comparison with identi.ca by those who have used both. PS: The latter's appeal for ...
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Erasing all tweets from a Twitter account

I've been asked to take care of a Twitter account. And now I've got to erase all of over 3,000 tweets. And I've been looking for tools that might help me out with this bulk/mass erase of tweets. ...
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Twitter is making me follow random people

Twitter is making me follow random people. After two days of unfollowing them I get another dozens of people in my follow list. Did my account get hacked or something?
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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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How can I search within someone's Twitter followers?

I'm trying to find all users that describe themselves as a "professor" within their Twitter profiles, but only if they follow certain accounts. I've looked at Tweet Reports but I believe this tool ...
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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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Twitter Tweet Button don't use built in URL Shortener?

I am using the following code to generate a Tweet Button on my site. <a href="http://twitter.com/share" class="twitter-share-button" data-url="http://mysite.com/asdf" data-text="Description about ...
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How can I quickly populate a twitter list with selections from my main follow list?

I'm trying to populate a new twitter list based on people who I follow and actually know in real life, which is a subset of the 700 that I follow overall. Having created the list, I'm finding it ...
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Keyboard navigation support on Twitter

Does Twitter have support for keyboard navigation? I've managed to guess j and k for going up and down tweets, but I don't know any others. Are there keys for actions like refreshing tweets (not F5), ...
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Is it possible to get a RSS feed of a reddit with links to posts with X upvotes?

I created a subreddit that I am connecting to a twitter account via twitterfeed. Currently I have it pointed to this RSS feed. I would like to filter this RSS feed with posts that have X upvotes ...
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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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Organizing and filtering Twitter data [closed]

I follow a lot of people on Twitter, normally I use the web interface. I used to follow a lot more, but a few months ago, I organized my follows into lists. I ran into two problems, I ran out of ...
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Twitter profiler?

My Twitter is way too busy. I want to know who I can unfollow to reduce the highest amount of messages. The messages are so spread apart it's hard to tell. There are also retweets. Is there an app ...
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Update Twitter with Facebook status

What is the best way to update Twitter with my Facebook status? I've tried using the Facebook status RSS feed with Twitterfeed, but Facebook doesn't seem to have RSS feeds for your own status updates ...
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Sending a message to someone's Twitter account without following them?

Is it possible to send a private message to another Twitter user without having first followed them? Or can I send a public message directed at an account without being a follower?
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How can I follow my Facebook Friends on Twitter?

When I log into Facebook in the News Feed it shows some of my friends posting via Twitter. Is there a way I can automatically follow them on my Twitter account or get all their twitter ids to follow ? ...
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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 can I reactivate my Twitter account?

I deactivated my Twitter account around 20 days back, and I want to reactivate the same account, but I can't. Twitter asks me to recheck my password and username but it's perfectly correct. I tried ...
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In TweetDeck, is it possible to disable retweets in a list?

I've set up a Twitter List and when viewing the list directly on twitter.com, list member retweets are not shown. This is my expectation for a list. However, when using Tweetdeck (either ...
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Is there an application to summarise my twitter timeline [closed]

Is there a web application that exists that can scan my timeline for a given period (for example last weekend while I was away) and allow me to intelligently catch-up by showing only the tweets that ...
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Twitter no longer posts to Facebook page

I have 2 Twitter accounts and 2 Facebook pages. Everything was working fine all my tweets was posted to each Facebook page automatically until around 11 April 2013. Is there anything Facebook ...
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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 ...