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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Is there a way to make tweets only visible for certain people

I just want to send fan mail to a person but I only want that person to see it. Of course, they are not following me.
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List of “used” Twitter hashtags

Does a list of used hashtags exist? I mean: if I want to "create" a new meaning for a hashtag how can I search if anyone has used it before?
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Hashtag lists in Twitter?

I'd like to have lists of hashtags grouped by topic instead of accounts. Example: A computer list with hashtags #programming, #python, #emacs, etc., then a country list with hashtags #algeria, #...
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Mass-Listing Twitter Users

I am looking for a method to mass-list all Twitter Employees to a public list of my own. It sounds like it should be within their TOS here is what I got from their Policies: Spam: You may not use ...
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How to reply to a Twitter conversation via email?

Is there a solution that makes it possible to reply to a Twitter conversation using email? Ideally, I would like to directly respond to the email notifications as shown below:
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How to post Instagram photo to Twitter as a photo

Before Facebook acquired Instagram, you can view IG photos on Twitter as a native photo if you have them linked. Now, only the description and IG link of that photo will be tweeted. What do you do to ...
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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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How do I get my Twitter direct messages back?

I've downloaded all my old tweets, but I'm still not sure on how to get my old direct messages back. Can someone please tell me how to do that?
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Read Twitter feed history, take a break, return to same place, and keep reading

I took a two-month break from reading Twitter. I'd like to skim all the tweets (of the people I follow) I missed back to the last time I checked my feed. I'd break the skimming into three or four ...
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Why is a tweet of mine no longer showing on hashtag pages?

I tweeted a tweet and then checked the hashtag pages for it and saw it there. On the next day - it's only on one of them. And if I'm not logged in - it's not shown there either. Why?
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Is it possible to change a tweet's timestamp after tweeting?

Is it possible to change a tweet's timestamp (via web-UI or API) after you've created ("tweeted") a tweet? Is the timestamping out of the user's reach? I am looking for "one way web apps", Internet ...
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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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Verification by SMS in country with long code? (Germany)

I enabled two factor authentication with a German number. And since then I'm locked out of my account: verification SMS never arrive After setting up two factor authentication, I made a quick test, ...
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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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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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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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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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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?