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

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How can I delete my Twitter account?

I've decided I don't want to use Twitter any more - how can I delete my account?
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Am I allowed to tweet copyrighted content? [closed]

I want to create a dedicated twitter account to tweet passages from a rare book that was last published in 2002 by a seemingly defunct publishing company. I'm not sure how copyright applies here, if ...
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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 ...
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Why does TechRepublic's Twitter button publish text+URL+mention, instead of a normal retweet?

I read this TechRepublic article and thought I would retweet it. Here is what I usually do in such situations: Search for the news website's official Twitter account. In this official account, look ...
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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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How can I get rid of Twitter’s “Let’s Get Started” Box?

So when you sign up for Twitter, it has a checklist of things you're supposed to do. I've done all of them, except download the mobile app (because I don't have a smartphone). How can I get rid of the ...
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When creating a Twitter account, how to skip “Follow people to get their Tweets”

When creating a Twitter account, I am asked to follow 5 accounts: Build your timeline. Follow people to get their Tweets And then 5 again: See who’s here. Find and follow well-known people ...
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How to stop Bing translations in Twitter?

I noticed during the last days that Twitter adds a “translation” from Bing Translate to tweets when I expand a tweet in the web interface. This happens even on my own tweets. Is there a way to turn ...
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What are the ramifications of deleting a tweet?

Say I want to make a correction to a tweet, if there's a typo or something. If I delete the old tweet, what happens when people have already seen it and/or replied to it? Will most Twitter clients ...
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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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When using Chrome, why does Twitter's home page redirect me to a search for “searchTerms”?

This has been going on for some time. Whenever I type twitter.com into Chrome's omnibar, I am redirected to https://twitter.com/search/%7BsearchTerms%7D?source=desktop-search. Given the tweets showing ...
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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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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 do I stop unsolicited tweets?

I'm getting Tweets in Arabic from someone I'm not following. They aren't retweets. I don't really want to click on them, and they are making me uncomfortable. How do I stop them?
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Why doesn't Twitter's URL shortening always work?

Recently when posting links I've found Twitter has no longer offered to automatically shorten URLs; they used to be shortened to a max of 20 characters just when I pasted them into the tweet box. Now ...
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How do I turn on Twitter's two-factor authentication for multiple accounts and one mobile phone?

I want to turn on two-factor authentication for the multiple Twitter accounts I manage. I want to enable Send login verification requests to the Twitter app. However Twitter requires a unique cell ...
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Share other Tweets on Facebook

I have a friend of mine that posts nice quotes on Twitter. His tweets are then automatically posted also on his Facebook account. Under his posts on Facebook I don't have a share option like for ...
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Selective Tweets Broken after twitter handle change

Like most of you I've enjoyed the benefits of selective tweets for quite some time now. Recently, I changed my twitter handle to reflect a more professional me. That is, I didn't want to lose my ...
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Autotweeting below the limits still results in denied tweets

Here's the issue: I am using SocialOomph to setup and execute auto tweets on my account. I know the rules, 1k per day, no duplicate tweets/links etc. Here's the problem: I am following those rules, ...
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Twitter cover photo dimensions

Since today Twitter allows for a new cover photo to be uploaded. Twitter recommends 1252x626 pixels and somewhere else also 1500x500p pixels, but when I upload an image of that size, only a part ...
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How do the “buy followers” services work?

Recently, the number of "follower sellers" has increased dramatically. They offer Twitter users to increase their number of followers in exchange for money. I didn't know about those services earlier, ...
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Inline filtering of search results

How to filter search results on Twitter? For example with: a minimum of two replies a minimum of two favorites photos only videos only I have tried: USD (sell OR buy) filter:reply>=2 USD ...
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How can I delete twitter DMs from all my devices?

Is there any way I can delete my twitter direct messages from all my devices? I tried deleting them from the web, but I can still see them on my phone. I also tried several web services but nothing ...
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How to download Twitter Direct Messages

I am trying to figure out how to download old Twitter DM's from the past few months. I did a Contaxio sync but the CSV file does not seem to contain any DM's at all. I tried to build a Twitter app ...
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How to auto post to Twitter from RSS with attaching a photo?

I tried twitterfeed and it is seems OK except that I can't add photos to posts with it. How can i auto add tweets to Twitter from an RSS feed but also attach photos that will be visible for my ...
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Keep track of people I unfollow on Twitter?

I'm looking for a tool that allows me to keep track of people I unfollow on Twitter. I regularly look for Twitter users that might be interested in my Twitter accounts (I use specific keywords to ...
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Search twitter excluding certain languages

I would like to search the twitter page for a word, but exclude from the results the tweets that are in a specific language. Something like: https://twitter.com/search?q=Ferrari + language english ...
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How to avoid Twitter's URL shortening

I want to post an URL in Twitter, but I don't want it to be shortened - the domain is a 3 letter word so it doesn't even make sense to shorten it. However, when I am writing the tweet in the website I ...
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What websites can I use to sort my unlisted followers, into a new twitter list? [closed]

Does it exist online already, or do I have to make it myself?
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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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Other Persons Twitter Followers where are they from?

Hi is it possible to work out where in the world someone else's twitter followers are from? For example - Kobe Bryant has 4.6m followers how can I work out where in the world they are all from?
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Are there software (Web App or otherwise) that will allow me to view all my Twitter posts and and select which ones I would like to delete? [closed]

With Twitter's web UI, it is very hard to see all my Twitter posts/tweets, especially the oldest ones. I have to manually scroll down until the bottom and wait for Twitter to load the next set of ...
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How to search someone else’s old tweets?

I have been trying to search few users’ old tweets, old tweets as 6K back but after trying all websites, I can just track 3200 tweets not more. Anyone who can help me how to find them?
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How can I backup all of my tweets?

Is there a way to download a backup of all of my own tweets, in case Twitter ever goes down for good?
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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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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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Free collaborative tweeting

I would like to let my friends tweet using my Twitter handle but I want to be able to moderate their tweets before they go out. Is there any way to do this?
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I have a You Tube and Google Plus account that are linked to Twitter and Facebook but I need to remove the auto link

I have a You Tube and Google Plus account that are linked to Twitter and Facebook but I need to remove the auto link that I set up as it is sending to many videos to my twitter account.
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See other Twitter users’ timelines

Is the "See Other Users’ Timelines" feature still available in the "new Twitter"? In the Mashable write up, "Twitter Lets You See Other Users' Timelines", they show this Twitter feature where you can ...
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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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Twitter localization: Single tweet with both an English version and a Japanese version

My product's Twitter followers come from various countries. Some want to read tweets in Japanese, others prefer English, etc. I usually post a tweet in Japanese immediately followed by its ...
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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. Why is that and how can I overcome this ...
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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 to Log off twitter on all devices [duplicate]

I logged on to my twitter on my dad's computer once and forgot to log off, he now constantly checks my twitter to see if there is any activity because he does not know I have an iPod. And he knows ...
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How do I save search results from only people I follow on Twitter?

If I create a new query then filter on only people I follow. When I save the query, the filter selection is not also saved with the query. If I run my saved query, I see results from all accounts, ...
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How-to import my twitter lists into Google+ Circles

Some time ago I created large (private) twitter lists with interesting twitter Users and invested a lot of time maintaining it. Now I'd like to export the Usernames from those twitter lists (would ...
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Does the Twitter-API support the ability to search your own home timeline?

A few months ago, Erik Michaels-Ober asked for: Search APIs that can be scoped to a particular user's timeline. For example, I frequently want to search only the Tweets that appeared within my ...
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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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Re-activating a deactivated Twitter account

Is it possible to reactivate a Twitter account that has been deactivated or deleted? I just deactived my little sister's account but would like to someday re-activate it using the same email address ...
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How to post long URL in Twitpic? URL does not get shortened in input field, so too many characters

I want to tweet an image accompanied with a caption that includes a long URL (93 characters). Unfortunately, the URL does not get shortened, so there are not enough characters left to write a ...