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Why are strings on Twitter starting with $ marked as tags?

As you can see on https://twitter.com/powtac/status/277190821479063552, strings with four letters starting with an $ are marked as a Tag on twitter. But what kind of tags are those $TAGS?
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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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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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How to save tweets of another user?

How can I save all tweets of a user? For webpage, I can press Ctrl+S to save the whole webpage. For Twitter, how can I do it?
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How do I know which contact I follow tweets the most?

I am following 100+ contacts and I would like to know which one of them tweets most frequently (as in "Trends" on Google Reader). Is there a way to discover this?
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Can I determine which are the “new” tweets on my Twitter feed?

When I read my Twitter feed, I can't tell what's new and what is old at a glance. I have to read things one by one. With email, one can simply delete old emails or clear them or mark them as read. Is ...
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Quitter: How to retweet a tweet from twitter?

I would like to retweet https://twitter.com/communia_eu/status/588274471640899584 on my Quitter time line (https://quitter.se/prosaole). How do I do that?
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What are the practical reasons for not using underscores in Twitter usernames, if any?

Unfortunately my desired twitter username is taken. For hypothetical purposes let's say it's AnnaGoesHome. There are lot variations of prefixes and suffixes I can use such as TheAnnaGoesHome, ...
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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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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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Generating RSS from Twitter list [closed]

I've been googling for the past few days trying to find a (web)app that will allow me to generate an RSS feed from my Twitter lists (Twitterlist2rss, the first result on Google, is not working. Other ...
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Can you undo a favourite on a tweet?

If I accidentally favourite a tweet (which I do regularly in Tweetdeck for Android), then undo the favourite straight away, what does the original tweeter see when they view their interactions?
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Is Twitter sneaking through my Gmail contacts?

For some reason I keep getting emails from Twitter: twitter_username, we found some people you may know on Twitter All the suggested people are coming my Gmail contacts. The email registered in ...
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How can I put a Twitter “tweet” in my Blog

Currently I think I would just screen shot a popular tweet from @aplusk or someone else I am trying to reference but I am always stuck with cropping People say I could have "photoshopped" it and it ...
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How do you link a Twitter account with a Facebook PAGE?

How do you link a Twitter account with a Facebook PAGE? I've done it before but I think they changed the process...
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How to change or hide my name on Twitter?

Does anybody know how to change or hide my name on Twitter? I found some tutorials on the internet, but they seem to be outdated. I have gone through the all the settings, but I do not see any ...
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Can I see who I've blocked in Twitter?

Is there a page on Twitter where you can view all the users you have blocked (similar to viewing your block list on Facebook)?
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Unfavorited a tweet, but it is still showing in my favorite list

I unfavorited a tweet, but it is showing in my favorite list. When will it disappear from my favorite list?
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Is it possible to configure a Google Calendar, Feedburner, and Twitter to release event notifications on schedule?

I have a Google Calendar that has recurring events. I've recently discovered that I can get an RSS feed from the calendar, add it to Feedburner, and then publish the feed to Twitter. It seems the ...
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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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Twitter verification code

I wanted to sign up to a new Twitter account but didn't receive a text message from Twitter with the verification code. Already tried with 2 different mobile numbers. Both Indonesian phone numbers. ...
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How to find a tweet URL given the username and the timestamp?

I think the question is clear enough! I want to get the URL of a tweet. I already know who tweeted it, and also the date and time of publishing that tweet. Is there any way I can get it?
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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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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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Do I always see all the tweets of people I'm following on Twitter?

Just a idle curiosity here, but I've wondered if at certain times I'm not seeing all the tweets by the people I follow. A couple of things have led me to this conclusion: At the moment I'm on ...
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Trying to set up multiple Twitter accounts for different feeds

I have a website with 12 very different subjects. I would like each subject to have its own feed and one person will run each feed. Each feed will have it's own Twitter app as well. I've set up ...
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Shortcut for clearing a column on Tweetdeck

I like to keep the queue of my tweetdeck columns clear, so I can quickly see what's new. So I clear each column after I've read it off. But it always takes three clicks on each column to clear it (1. ...
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How to find Twitter accounts of a certain category that have a certain range of followers? [closed]

I want to find all the Twitter accounts that tweet about a certain category (let's say, cars) and that have a certain range of followers (let's say, from 1000 to 3000). Is there any tool that can do ...
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How to use Google instead of Bing Translation on Twitter

How can I set Google Translate instead of Bing Translation on Twitter? I would like to use the more mature Google Translate instead of Bing, so is there a way to configure this?
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How to contact someone from Twitter support

I tried to contact Twitter support but they sent me an automated generic reply. I need to contact a real person; do you know any mail address of somebody from the staff? Or somewhere where I can reach ...
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Why is it not possible to tweet the following phrase?

Why can I not tweet M as in Mancy I've tried on mobile and desktop, is there something wrong with that specific phrase? I know you can include that phrase in other tweets and it will work, but ...
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Reliable and secure method for tweeting by mail?

I know it is a weird way of tweeting but I want to tweet by e-mail. There are some web applications doing this, but I am looking for a credible and secure method of doing this.
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How do I revoke access to twitter logged in from another site?

When using Twitter to log in a site it wants to give that site certain abilities. How that be taken back if it's regretted? I've already unfollowed some people that I didn't follow myself (maybe I'm ...
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How to know when a user unfollows on Twitter

Twitter sends an email notification mentioning so-and-so-person [with their tweets, followers, etc info] is following me, the moment someone follows me. But Twitter does not send any email after ...
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Twitter URL sharer: what does the 'Recommend @' field do? [closed]

I would like to know what the 'Recommend @' field does on the Twitter URL sharer at https://about.twitter.com/resources/buttons#tweet. The information appears in one of the HTML data tags, but then ...
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Stop receiving Twitter notifications when part of username is mentioned

My user name on Twitter is short; lets say it’s @david (it’s not). Suddenly theres a new guy on Twitter who's called @davidsomething and whenever someone mentions him, I too get notified. Anyone know ...
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How to get email / SMS notifications for tweets for a specific user that match certain words?

I know that Twitter already allow mobile notifications for new tweets from a specific user, but how can I go further and only get SMS (or email) notifications for new tweets from a specific that also ...
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How to see all tweets to a particular user

I am following a certain person on twitter. I then started following another person who is also following him. I noticed that after I did this I could see the tweets that this person was making to ...
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What happens when I block someone on Twitter?

What happens when I block someone on Twitter? Do they get notified about the block? Won't they see me in future searches? What's the deal?
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How do I stay anonymous on Twitter?

A few questions here.. I want to start following people on Twitter but I want to make sure no one can Google my name or find my OWN Twitter info. In other words I want to make sure my account remains ...
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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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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 ...