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

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Search only through tweets of people I'm following

Facebook has a feature that allows you to search through status messages that your friends have posted, but Twitter doesn't currently have that feature. Is it possible via the official Twitter ...
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Twitter and Echofon spam

I'm using Echofon to keep up with the tweets of people I'm following. But at the moment I get a lot of spam tweets (from people I am NOT following), see this picture: They all contain the same ...
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Update Facebook fanpage status from Twitter

I would update the status of a couple of Facebook fanpages through their Twitter accounts, but can not find a way to synchronize directly (without using a specific Twitter client to write the ...
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How can I make my tweets private?

I want my tweets on Twitter to remain private and not be visible to anyone except those I designate as being able to view. How do I accomplish this?
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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 ...
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How to register dead twitter account?

I would like to register a certain twitter account for a project , twitterpage of that account sayes "Sorry, that page doesn’t exist!" when I try to register is I get the username has already been ...
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How do I edit my lists on twitter.com?

Clearly I did this before because I have lists showing up when I go to twitter.com, but I can't figure out how to edit them now (i.e. move people / add people / delete people from the lists).
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Why doesn't Twitter's URL shortening always work?

Recently when posting links I've found Twitter has no longer offered to automatically shorten URLs; they used to be shortened to a max of 20 characters just when I pasted them into the tweet box. Now ...
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Do I lose all rights to a photo when using common Twitter picture sharing services?

There seem to be a glut of image sharing services geared for Twitter or the like, which of them should I stay away from if I care about the picture and which allow me to retain control over the ...
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Google “latest” or realtime search of Twitter statuses

Some time ago there was an advanced type of Google search, accessible via left panel (more search tools and time period limiting). The results of latest was almost realtime, and there was an ...
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Disable twitter's keyboard shortcut

For the simple reason sometimes I want to search the timeline using Command + F and when I try it some shortcut will be activated and I'll be moved away from the timeline after having loaded many ...
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In @ Connect, it defaults to Mentions rather than Interactions

Is it possible to set Twitter to default to Interactions? Every time I open the @Connect tab it shows the Mentions despite selecting the Interactions the previous time I opened the page.
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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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Following multiple Twitter searches efficiently

How can I efficiently follow a bunch of Twitter searches, and see live results come up? They removed the RSS functionality so I can't just plug in a bunch of searches to my RSS reader like I used to ...
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What's the best way to search for old tweets?

I find twitter search kind of buggy. Is there another way of doing that search? I don't mean tweets from a user (I use Google for that). I mean tweets from history.
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Report phishing attempt on Twitter

I think a friend's Twitter account has been compromised. She has sent me a direct message with a link which is an obvious phishing attempt to get my password. I didn't fall for it, and I sent a ...
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Is there a way to fetch all of my tweets and save them on my computer?

The place I work at had a big convention last year in December (2010) and we heavily promoted participants to use twitter to interact online. Now I am trying to go back and see if I can fetch all the ...
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Does deleting promotional tweets actually refine what I get shown?

When I get a promotional tweet, I have two choices: Ignore it Delete it with the 'Delete' link What's my best strategy for reducing the incidence of junk? Does deleting actually refine the stuff I ...
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How can I filter Twitter posts without links?

I was trying to search for Tweets via Twitter's search site: http://twitter.com/search Well if you use a keyword called filter:links in your search text box you get all posts which have links. Its ...
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generating RSS from Twitter list?

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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Getting replies to a tweet by another person

What's the fastest way to get all the replies to a particular tweet from another person? (besides searching for his username, which is not effective if the tweet is not his latest) Can this be done ...
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How to update Google+ status via Twitter [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I connect Google+ with Twitter? How do I setup my Google+ status to update from Twitter? On the web there seems to be information on connecting social networks ...
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Make Twitter recognize the <enter> key to post tweets?

Is it possible to make the enter key submit a tweet automatically on Twitter? If so, how?
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How to track down the recent unfollowers on Twitter

Sometimes when I log in to Twitter, I realize that some users have stopped following me (there seems to be a decrease in the number of the followers). Is there a way to track down who those users are? ...
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Do you need an email address per Twitter account?

I have a Twitter account for myself, associated with my primary, personal website. However, I run a few other sites as well, not really related to my own, and wonder about having Twitter accounts to ...
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How do I re-activate my twitter account using the same email address?

I deleted my twitter account, and now I can't create a new one with the same email address! How do I get a new twitter account with the same email address?
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Any danger in having spammy Twitter followers

I routinely receive notifications of obviously spammy Twitter users following me, e.g. accounts with names like @freemoneynow, etc. Is there a danger in allowing them to follow me if I do not follow ...
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How can I make my shared items in Google Reader publish automatically into Twitter?

Google Reader's Shared Items published a RSS feed. Can I somehow import that automatically into Twitter, so when I share something in GR it becomes a tweet? I know there's a Send-To solution, but ...
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How do I sync Facebook, Twitter, & Foursquare?

I have accounts on Twitter, Facebook, & FourSquare (to name a few.) I'm trying to work out the best way to sync all of these sites so that I can post once and update all. Here's the problem: ...
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Is there a way to show how many people are following me on Twitter and a standard “Follow me on Twitter” buton?

Currently I'm using a custom (rather ugly) image: Is there something more standardized? Can I show how many people follow me on Twitter, just like the Like button shows how many people like my ...
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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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Twitter, is he following me or not?

Someone who I am neither following nor is following me appeared on my home page on twitter, why?
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How to delete a Twitter saved search that has no real-time results

I saved a search for project75. Since there is no new information (nor will ever be) for this search, I am not able to find the remove option. Is there a way to do this?
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Web applications for recommending Twitter users to follow

Are there sites or applications that recommend who you should follow on Twitter based on, for example on the content of your tweets, on the people who are following you who are not spam users, your ...
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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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I suddenly can't see the tweets older than today

Last night everything was normal on Twitter. Today, when I logged on to Twitter, I could only see a few tweets and no more. I waited a few hours and retried only to realize that older tweets are not ...
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Bots/strange followers on twitter: any problems if I ignore them

From time to time I see strange twitter handles following me on Twitter. I generally ignore them. Don't follow them (for sure, don't even look them up mostly) What can be the intention of these other ...
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Twitter friends' timeline as a feed?

Is it possible to get my twitter timeline (i.e. the tweets posted by my friends) as an RSS or atom feed? I've heard that you could've used https://twitter.com/statuses/friends_timeline.rss in the ...
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Twitter's “Similar to” reveals my friends, despite protected account

I recently switched to a Twitter protected account, so that social engineers can't find my friends. PROBLEM: I just realized that anybody seeing my protected account's page can click the "Similar to ...
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Why does the internet think I'm French?

Whenever I visit a new site, mostly social network or 'shop' sites, the page defaults to the French language, despite my IP being English. This also occurs when I'm on different computers, and when my ...
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Does Twitter have search operators like Google?

Twitter has an Advanced Search page but can we also use search operators on Twitter like Google?
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Is there a web app or utility which will show all photos linked to a Twitter users tweets?

Is there a web app or utility which will show all photos linked to a Twitter users tweets? Ideally you'd type in a hastag or @user and the result would be all linked photos displayed in a grid. ...
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How can I combine my social networking feeds with RSS feeds (such as new questions on WebApps) in a single timeline?

With so many different ways to get information on the web (twitter, facebook, myspace, RSS, etc.), I would like to combine them into one place rather than having to run different tools or visit ...
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How to get granular privacy control per Facebook application?

Facebook offers privacy control over apps, so I decided set up the Twitter application to post updates to my wall. But I would also like not to let everyone see these updates (that would be ...
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Should I use a Twitter account? Or a Twitter HashTag for my local organization?

I'm just curious to know what is better for establishing an organizations presence on twitter. I'm a new user to twitter. I see it like this Twitter HashTag: More social, unofficial, shows the buzz ...
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Filter Twitter by application used

Is it possible to filter Twitter search results by the application used to post the tweet? For example, if I only wanted to see results from users using TweetDeck, or some other API...
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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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Reply to tweets don't appear in the tweet box

When I reply to someone's tweet, my replies don't show up when I open the tweet, along with other users' replies. Why?
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Is there a service that shows you the favorite tweets of the people you follow?

I'm looking for something like Stellar but already populated with the people I'm following.
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Change twitter avatar on planned date

Is there a service or app that allows you to schedule a change of your Twitter avatar from time to time??