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

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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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How does Twitter's addition of photos to profile work when retweeting

Sometimes when I retweet a post with a photo (the ones that are shown in the feed), the photo is added to my photos and videos on the profile and sometimes it doesn't. How does it work?
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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 ...
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Can someone (employee/freelancer) steal a Twitter account if you give them the password?

How do you handle hiring someone to make tweets for your company but also keep the account secure?
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What's the process for taking over a twitter handle from someone who has agreed to give it to you?

NOTE: this is not a question about how to make someone give you a name you own or to kick someone off a name they're not using. If you already have a twitter account, and you convince someone else ...
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How to add a Twitter account, not mine, to a Facebook account

I have an Admin account on a village Facebook account. Someone has created a Twitter account also for the village. They have suggested that the Twitter posts can be seen on our Facebook page. Is this ...
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Pull Twitter Posts into Google Spreadsheets

I would like to set-up a Google Spreadsheet that automatically pulls Twitter search results into the cells. For instance, I'd like to search for "pizza" near "baltimore" and then have any pizza ...
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Are Twitter replies from protected accounts visible to those not following?

I have a protected Twitter account. If I reply to a tweet from somebody I'm following, and they're not following me, will they see the reply?
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Accidentally favourited a tweet

I'm a Twitter private user. I accidentally favourited a guy’s tweet. I immediately un-favourited and then I blocked the guy. I know he will still receive the email. My question is: the email will ...
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My Tweets are not being received by the person concerned

When I specifically tweet to a person B or tweet a pic mentioning the person's Twitter id (@id) the person B is not receiving my tweets in his home page unless the person follows me. When I ...
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How do you send a tweet?

My granddaughter set me up with a Twitter account. I know how to read tweets from people I follow. I do not know how to reply to people I dont follow but would like to comment on a # comment. I ...
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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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Twitter View Conversation

How do I get the "View Conversation" option to my tweets. I've seen https://twitter.com/DBZNappa and https://twitter.com/#!/StealthMountain/favorites do so with the @reply function, but my tweets only ...
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How to see how many Twitter followers someone else has gained or lost over time?

I'd like to see if certain Twitter users are growing their followings or losing followers. Is there any application out there that can give me access to this information, preferably in graph form? ...
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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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Can I add a line break in my Twitter bio?

My Twitter bio looks bad because the line is split at unfortunate places. Can I force a line break at a particular place? The form at https://twitter.com/settings/profile inserts a carriage returns ...
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Can people know you read their tweets even if you don't favorite or retweet them?

So I know you can tell someone is stalking you if they accidently favorite your tweet even though they don't follow you, but are there other ways you can tell? Like with an IP address? Or something ...
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How to Tweet by Proxy?

I was looking at the Home Depot Twitter Account ( http://twitter.com/homedepot ) and I noticed that its tweets are tagged as follows: about 2 hours ago via web by sarahsambuca How can I achieve ...
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Twitter batch follow

I have a list of 10,000 people I want to follow on Twitter but I only have their email address. I DO NOT want to send an email to these people if they don't have a Twitter account. Is this possible ...
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New-twitter-web-UI DM counter

In the old twitter web UI there used to have a DM (direct messages) counter in the main page. Is there any greasemonkey userscript/FF plugin to add that functionality?
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Cheating the System--New Twitter

So let's say there were about 60 million people on Twitter in November, when I opened my account. Which, if people saying New Twitter comes out in the order of account creation, 60 million people will ...
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Investiage total number of retweets on Twitter

I have created my first wordpress.com blog and ever since starting it, my Twitter share button is showing some strange values. The number of tweets is surely to high. Is there any one on Twitter to ...
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Is detailed audit of Twitter account activity possible?

I maintain a mildly popular Twitter account that's mostly passive (schedules regular updates), hence barely follows anyone. Recently I've noticed strange activity: my account started following people ...
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How often can a new Twitter archive be requested?

The Twitter archive feature works by requesting an archive; once an archive is ready, receiving an email with a link to twitter, visiting twitter, and downloading the archive as a zip file. ...
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Finding terms surrounding a trending hashtag?

I'm looking for a way to find "sub-trends", or words that are trending beneath a larger trend. For instance, say "#foo" is the hashtag for a conference. Searching for "#foo" only gives you a general ...
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How to tag / organize my Twitter favorites?

I heavily use Twitter favorites for bits of information that I will likely need later. However, they are nearly useless before I have some way to organize my favorites -- with tags or something ...
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What's the Twitter error “Your account may not be allowed to perform this action. Please refresh the page and try again.”

A) I get a very bizarre error sometimes, when I'm trying to submit a tweet: Your account may not be allowed to perform this action. Please refresh the page and try again. This is very ...
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Twitter statistics that shows the client I use the most? [closed]

I have used TweetStats excellent statistics since the site launched. However, I find it less and less reliable and it can simply not work for weeks at a time. I have found replacement apps and ...
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Why is Twitter not shortening my URL; which share functionality should I use?

I am currently using the share functionality of Twitter, but for some reason it's not shortening my URL. Why? And how can I fix this? For example, if you click the link below you will see that my URL ...
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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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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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Can I send an email that will reach a Twitter account?

There is a new restaurant across town I want to make a reservation at, but they only have a Twitter account (no email or phone number listed). I don't use Twitter and don't want to make an account ...
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Alternatives to Twitter [closed]

I am looking for alternatives to Twitter. In particular, the annoyances I am looking to fix are: Twitter does conversations really poorly. The replies aren't grouped with the messages they are ...
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Solution for handling multiple twitter accounts?

I have 3 twitter accounts. What's the best solution for handling multiple twitter accounts? I've been using splitweet for some time, but it's buggy, and its support for retweets is limited. Any ...
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Order of operations when using <AND> and <OR > in a boolean search on Twitter

How does Twitter search interpret the order of boolean operators? Does it support parentheses for clarifying the order of Boolean operators? If one does a search like A AND B OR C AND D what ...
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Twitter mentions in the bio

When someone mentions @username in their Twitter bio, does the person get notified about this i.e their @username is mentioned in someone's bio?
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Subscribe to Twitter replies for a tweet that isn't mine

Is there a way to subscribe to Twitter replies to a tweet that isn't mine? Maybe some external service?
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Can I Block Twitter Users from Appearing in Search

I search Twitter a lot for information on a particular hash-tagged topic specific to the financial services industry. A couple of Twitter users have hijacked the topic and are spamming multiple posts ...
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Twitter API - DM Button [closed]

Is there a simple way I can add a button to my page for users to click to open their Twitter and send a DM? I know the tweet buttons are easy to implement, but I specifically want them to be able to ...
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Removing/Blocking access to my Twitter Profile from a 3rd Party

I am trying to clean my Google hits and I notice that a lot of them are Twitter services. Is there a way to block these services from making profiles for me on their site? So far I am starting to ...
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Why do I see tweets on my timeline from people I'm not following?

I see a lot of people on my timeline that I do follow, and then a random person that I have followers in common with has a tweet show up on my timeline. I'm not following them and I don't want to see ...
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How can I find out if X follow Y on Twitter?

What web application can I use to find if a user is following another one, on Twitter? Update: I found http://twitter-follow.appspot.com/ to be the one that suits my taste. Warning: We've had flags ...
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Any alternatives for Twitter RSS after native service is shut down? [closed]

Twitter's RSS feeds used to be in the form https://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/username.rss; then they moved to https://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/user_timeline.rss?screen_name=username. ...
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Filter duplicate videos on Twitter

With Twitter, one can search for tweets with a video and a keyword. For example, on twitter.com search for bitcoin, click More options on the left, and select Videos. The problem is that the same ...
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Will a blocked Twitter user see if I favorite their tweet?

I blocked someone on Twitter, but then I favorited one of their tweets when I went through their page. Will they be able to see that I liked their tweet?
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How do I open my Twitter DM to all my followers?

I want to allow all the followers (I don't follow most of them) able to send me a DM. How do I do that? Thanks!