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

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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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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, ...
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What's with all the random tweets?

OK, so I just started using twitter and I'm confused. I have no interest in Justin Beiber, nor does anyone else I follow on Twitter. So why does my home page show Justin Beiber tweets? Or more ...
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How to “Retweet” on Facebook?

I can re-tweet on Twitter. I heard Facebook has similar features. How can I do this ?
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Is there an easier way I could see all my mentions of my Twitter handle, select many then send a twitter back and block them all at once?

Background: This question came after one I've posted on quora. I got way too many mentions from people I do not know in languages I do not speak. When I've tried asking to a few of them who did write ...
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Twitter Player Card Setup for Animated Gif?

I'd like to be able to include an animated gif in a users' tweet when they click "Tweet" on a webpage using the Twitter Player Card. As far as I can understand you need a site SSL certificate and a ...
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Can I construct a Twitter tweet URL that makes sure I'm in the right screen name?

I can construct a URL that will post a Tweet (but ask for confirmation) with pre-written text: https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?text=My%20awesome%20message. If I am not logged in, the web page this ...
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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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When Twitter loads new tweets, how do I know where my last viewed ones were?

I've it always opened in a pinned tab in Firefox. When coming back, I see a message like "You've XX new tweets". Now, if that number exceeds e.g. 10 it's hard to remember exactly when it started ...
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If I can't post the same thing twice using Twitter Card, how can I show up in the twitter feed again when the time is right?

To get it to post again, do I need to change my meta data, or change the contents of the tweet I include the link in?
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Is it better to register with Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc., or email? [closed]

I lot of websites these days (including this one) offer Facebook, Twitter, and/or Google login. Usually there's also an option to use old-style username/password credentials. I'm never sure which ...
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Is there a way to export data from a Twitter search to an Excel spreadsheet?

Say you have a saved search on Twitter. Is there a client that will allow me to export the data contained in that search into an Excel spreadsheet? I am wondering if this will somehow involve the ...
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Sending a direct or private message in Twitter

I've heard of direct messages in Twitter but I don't know if that's the same as using @username or is something else. What is the difference (in case they are different) and/or how could I send a ...
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Getting random tweets from a Twitter/ tumblr user's Tweet/post history?‏‏

I am preparing for GRE, where I have to memorize thousands of words with their meanings and their use in sentences. There is a twitter channel @wordaday which tweets a new word every day. Now besides ...
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What type of Twitter Card is this?

I'm assuming this is a twitter card. I noticed that it appeared in my Twitter Feed with the entire image displayed, you can see it without having to click on it. What kind of Twitter Card is it? I ...
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Twitter account still logged in on friend's phone

I just changed my password, but one time I used my friend's mobile phone to access my account using the add account feature. Sometimes she uses my account to write or read something, and she still ...
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Why does Twitter have a 140 character limit?

I'm just curious to know why, years after the release of Twitter, it still has a 140 character limit? What's the purpose of this? Certainly even with billions of tweets a day it wouldn't cost that ...
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Hierarchical connection of Twitter subaccounts possible?

I would like to have a "me" Twitter account with two subaccounts: me private and me at work. Me at work would again be seperated by different projects. Someone who is interested in me could then ...
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How do I automate tweets from a list of entries? [duplicate]

I want to set up a Twitter account that will automatically post one item from a list of quotes every day. I have a long list of short quotes in a text file and an extra Twitter account. How can I do ...
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Twitter Account still logged in friends phone [duplicate]

I have asked an old classmate to sign out of my Twitter account but they still haven't done it even though they have told me they did. The reason I know this is because my notifications disappear ...
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Mutual followers on Twitter can't DM eachother

Would this be because of the number of Following/Followers ratio in an account is above a certain threshold? Or is there another reason why mutual friends might not be able to DM each other?
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Tweets are not showing in hashtag streams?

I have noticed that when I tweet something with a hashtag (ex. #WorldCup2014) my tweet doesn't show in the feed or timeline of the hashtag although I have made my account public but still nothing. ...
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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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Twitter “Profile editing is currently unavailable” for days

For the last 15 days I have receive thed following error whenever I try to edit my Twitter profile: Profile editing is currently unavailable. At first I thought it was just Twitter ...
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How do I see RTs in a twitter list?

Is there a way to show RTs in a Twitter list? If I look at one of my lists on Twitter.com, then I only see tweets from the people actually on the list. Obviously, I see old-style RTs because the API ...
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twitter posts rating by maturity level of post

After reading information about ESRB Ratings (http://www.esrb.org/ratings/index.jsp) a question came up. Question Is there a mechanism or means by which a Twitter post can be "rated" for maturity ...
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How does Twitter “mention” spam actually work?

I'm just curious to know what the programming mechanics behind it are - more & more, when I tweet or RT something, I get a "mentioned you" spam back almost instantly. This account is not ...
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How can I view a twitter hashtag live stream?

We have a computer in the office dedicated to news updates. We would like to add a twitter stream to it. Unfortunately, if we try to look at a twitter hashtag stream ...
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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 ...