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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Missing Favorites on Twitter

I had over 8000 favorites at the start of the year. I've been purging them recently and now I've got 5000. However, it's only showing the most recent favorites. The last tweets I noticed were from Jan ...
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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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Is rewarding users for sharing using Facebook or Twitter breaking the TOS?

I read this paragraph from Facebook's change's to the platform policy: You must not incentivize people to use social plugins or to like a Page. This includes offering rewards, or gating apps or ...
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How to post from blogger to Twitter and FB with blog label as # tag in post content?

Currently I'm using IFTTT to perform the following: If: Any new post on blog Then: Create a link post on my Facebook fan page Is it possible to include labels used in blogger with hash tag in my ...
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Mark Tweets on Facebook with e.g. “from Twitter”

I have setup my Twitter account so that new tweets is automatically posted on my Facebook page. I would like these Facebook posts to be marked with "from Twitter" or similar tag, like it does with ...
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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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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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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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How do I change the background on Twitter?

I see some pretty fancy user profiles on Twitter. How can I change the background for my Twitter account?
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Blocking Someone On Twitter: Do I show up on timeline?

If I have blocked someone on Twitter, but they follow people I follow and people that follow me, if our shared followers retweet one of my tweets, do they see that? Also, if a shared follower ...
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How to forward tweets to Facebook with normal (no t.co) links?

I have Twitter set up to post all my tweets to a Facebook page, however, all links display really ugly on FB as they are t.co links. Is there a way to re-post to FB with normal, non-wrapped links?
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Is it possible to find twitter account name by photo url?

Is it possible to find which twitter account posted an image from image url like this: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/sdsdsdsdsdsd.jpg
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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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Don't have access to email address used to make Twitter account; forgot password to Twitter; used real name

Five years ago I worked for a startup company where I had to make a Twitter account. I made the account using my work email (which I no longer have access to) and I used my real name. I have now ...
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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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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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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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Can't see my response to a tweet. Am I blocked?

Whenever I respond to a tweet of a person I'm following on Twitter, I am able to see my reply when I click on the original tweet of the person I follow. But when I’m not logged into Twitter and look ...
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Why do I see tweets of people I don't follow?

These are not retweets. What I'm seeing is tweets of people who follow people I follow. For example if I follow John Doe I'll see a tweet from someone who follows John Doe too. At the top of the tweet ...
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How to turn off retweet and favorite notifications in Twitter?

Is it possible to turn off retweet and favorite notifications in a Twitter account (e.g. the actual notifications that show up in the Twitter account - not mobile or email notifications). Every time ...
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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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Is there anything I can do to make tweets not appear “automated”?

I have a private, protected twitter feed which I use to test images before they are tweeted to a corporate Twitter account, to make sure they will appear as intended (for example, checking that ...
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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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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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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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Tracking other accounts on Twitter

I'd like to track multiple accounts and keywords on Twitter and receive all @ posts regarding the accounts in one feed and all # posts regarding the keywords in another. Then I'd like to be able to ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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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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 ...
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Download direct messages from Twitter

Is there a way I can copy/paste or download old DM's from my iPhone 6? I can not see DM's as far back as I need on my computer.
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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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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 do I include an image when posting via Twitterfeed?

I'm using Twitterfeed to post my latest blog updates in my Twitter through RSS. However, there is no picture uploaded in the tweet. Is there any way I can auto update my tweet with picture when I ...
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Can I add my own link to an image on Twitter?

I can post links on Twitter. And I can post pictures on Twitter. Can I post a picture on Twitter and control where it links to? I want to post a picture and have it link back to my web site.
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Specific word in twitter account

I'm looking for a notification function in twitter as the following: When someone I FOLLOW tweets and his tweet has a specific word, I want to receive an email about that tweet. For example, I'm ...
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Missing Tweets from timeline

Basically, when I check my twitter timeline in the morning (say about 9am), it shows all the tweets from all who I follow but skips tweets before that (say tweets posted before 7am). I'm pretty sure ...
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Does Twitter have any short name like Facebook's fb.com?

Does Twitter have any short name like Facebook's fb.com? It would be easier to advertise Twitter accounts like Facebook pages.
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Is it possible to automatically schedule old Tumblr posts to appear on Twitter?

I've got a large Tumblr archive and would like to tweet one post every few days to Twitter. Is there any way of doing this automatically?
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How do I send a questions to a select group of people on Twitter?

How do I send questions to select (eg animal rights and animal rescue) groups on Twitter?
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Can I stop someone from seeing a follow notification on Twitter?

I accidentally followed someone I didn't mean to follow, then immediately unfollowed. I was wondering if there's any way of stopping them from seeing that I followed them for a second.
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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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Why can't I see my tweets on the recipient's timeline?

I just set up my Twitter account, and even after reading almost everything on their "Help" page, I am still confused about tweeting the people I'm following. Let me explain: I am following Richard ...
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Search for tweets with a phrase but excluding that phrase if it's within a URL

I'm trying to search for tweets that talk about NPR, but because Twitter searches the full text of URLs, my results include every tweet that links to NPR.org (a lot!). How can I search for tweets that ...