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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How to participate in a Twitter “conversation”?

Let's say I see a Twitter conversation between other people, such as this one, and obviously I have something witty and/or charming that I want to share with both the OP as well as anyone that may ...
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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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Can a hacked Twitter be used to access a person's email?

Sorry if I sound overly paranoid, but I was hacked earlier today on Twitter and I was wondering if the person who did it would be able to access my email?
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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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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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Easier way to correct twitter stats

I used a mass deletion site to get a fresh start on twitter about 5 years back and now, when I finally started tweeting I noticed that my tweet count is a bit wrong and my first tweet after my hiatus ...
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Where can I see Twitter replies to me?

Where can I see Twitter replies to me? Clicking on my user name does nothing. I've scoured the Twitter page and can find no replies button or even a Help button. I have been trying for some months to ...
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Obtain top results from Yahoo Pipes RSS for Twitter feed [closed]

How can I get Twitter feed to take the top results from my Yahoo Pipes RSS feed instead of the ones from the beginning? I see an option like pubdate and guid in the twitter feed. Not quite sure what ...
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How can I search within someone's Twitter followers?

I'm trying to find all users that describe themselves as a "professor" within their Twitter profiles, but only if they follow certain accounts. I've looked at Tweet Reports but I believe this tool ...
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Twitter “confirm e-mail” message won't disappear

I've just created a Twitter account and on my home page I get a yellow message saying that I must still confirm my e-mail address. I do have a message in my inbox but when I click the link it just ...
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Why Twitter's favicon goes randomly black?

I noticed that for the last couple of days the Twitter's favicon goes randomly black (and I'm not the only one). Is there any reason?
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I want to move from Identi.ca to Twitter. Is there a way to map identities between the two?

I've been using Identi.ca but too many of my contacts won't use it and I want to move to Twitter instead. Is there a way to go through my list of subscriptions/subscribers and match those to ...
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twitter vs. identi.ca [closed]

Twitter is the largest site of its type, and I see there's a bunch of alternatives. What I'm more interested in is a comparison with identi.ca by those who have used both. PS: The latter's appeal for ...
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Links posted to Facebook page with Twitter not previewing correctly

I have my Twitter account connected to my Facebook page. When a tweet is posted to Facebook, that also contains my website’s URL, Facebook picks a random image from my home page, and crops it badly. ...
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Searching Twitter in the distant past

Is there anyway to search Twitter into the distant past. I'd like to know any occurrence of a term that was ever tweeted. It seems on http://search.twitter.com I can only search like one week at a ...
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Recover deleted Direct Messages

Is there a way to retrieve direct messages that I've deleted from my Twitter account? I have tried downloading my Twitter archive, but I'm having difficulty discerning whether the deleted messages ...
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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 do I allow @replys to my tweets to show when tweet is expanded?

For all other twitter users, when I click on their tweet, if anyone has replied to that specific tweet, it shows up underneath in an expanded window. For some reason, none of the responses to my ...
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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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Twitter timeline/stream without mentions + Hide mentions from specific account

I've been using Tweetdeck for a good week now because I have to manage 2 accounts, but I run into some problems. Is it possible to create a timeline/column where you see all Tweets which aren't ...
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Twitter keeps sending me the “Confirm your account” emails, although I never signed up

It's annoying, I never gave them my e-mail address, and never intended to create an account. They keep sending me the e-mails that go like: {my real name}, Confirm your email address to ...
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Post another person's tweets into Facebook group?

How can I re-tweet another person's posts into my Facebook group? I am interested on doing this automatically, since I basically want to re-tweet of all this person's tweets.
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How can I verify my mobile number on Twitter?

I can't add my mobile number, because the carrier isn't listed in the device list.
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Is it possible to read all tweets by a certain user even if there are more than 5000?

I want to read someone's tweets from the past, but Twitter doesn't allow me to see more than 5000. How can I see them?
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Second Twitter account. Asks for a separate phone number

I am trying to set up a second twitter account for my annual golf trip. I have a second email address but it asks me for a different cell # than the one I use for my primary twitter account. Any ...
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How can I view all (most recent) tweets directed at a particular user?

There is a writer who recently wrote an article for Slate. People are responding to him on Twitter. But I don't know how to see all their tweets. The Twitter user is: ...
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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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Twitter's Facebook connect behaves inconsistently [closed]

I'm having a lot of trouble getting Twitter's native Facebook connect app to work. It works one day, doesn't work the next, and I find myself wasting hours trying to get everything to sync. Does ...
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Why “filter:retweets” is not working in TweetDeck?

filter:retweets, filter:replies Doesn’t seem to be working. from:1tvpmr filter:retweets show no results on Twitter. Why?
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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 do I add line breaks to my tweets on Twitter.com?

How can I add line breaks to a tweet using Twitter.com? I have tried pressing enter, but that sends the tweet.
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How to contact Twitter to report phishing scams

Every week I get an email message from somebody asking me to confirm my Twitter account. I don't even have a Twitter account! The sender's email address is activate@twitter.com, which I find ...
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View 6+ months of Twitter follower history?

Twitter analytics use to graph your followers history but it seems they no longer do that. Does anyone know of a way to view Twitter follower growth over a period greater than 6 months and ...
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Using Twitter advanced search to find users that match certain criteria

Is it possible to use Twitter's advanced search function (or something else) to find people that tweet about a certain topic regularly, or that match a certain criteria? For example, I'm looking for ...
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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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How do I add a device to my Twitter account?

My carrier (T-Mobile, UK) is not on the list of carriers that Twitter supports. So I attempted to add my phone using SMS. It looks like it was successful (I received an email suggesting that Twitter ...
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TweetDeck still displays blocked users in tag search column results, how to fix?

Using the TweetDeck web interface at https://web.tweetdeck.com/ I have a column that displays the search results for #vmware. I have @thepingdoctor blocked for mindlessly spamming ads in Twitter ...
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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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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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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 filter only “stories” from followed persons?

I am following several persons on Twitter, so my screen (sorry I don't know the Twitter nomenclature) is cluttered by things those people say, which discourages using Twitter at all. Today I received ...
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How to tag Twitter friends in Instagram?

I've recently begun using Instagram as my primary photo app, but I've been having trouble tagging Twitter friends when I hit "Share Photo" > "Twitter" from within the app. By default, Instagram ...
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Find out when a follower starts following me again on Twitter

Is it possible to see on what day another Twitter account starts following me? I got a notification that a Twitter account has started following me, and there were two accounts - one that already was ...
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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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How to view and download old Twitter Direct Messages

I'm looking to view and archive all my old DMs in Twitter, since I would like to revive conversations that took place 1 year ago. Acording to Twitter they don't delete old messages, they simply ...
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How to download Twitter Direct Messages

I am trying to figure out how to download old Twitter DM's from the past few months. I did a Contaxio sync but the CSV file does not seem to contain any DM's at all. I tried to build a Twitter app ...
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Getting ALL the tweets ever tweeted by the world

It might look a bit crazy, but I'd like to do some stats on all tweets from the beginning. I heard a team of scientists got them by asking Twitter directly, but I wondered if it was possible to get ...
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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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How to provide limited control to non-account owners in Twitter

I want to provide an external freelancer access to our corporate Twitter account, without giving that person the option to hijack the account. Sort of like the page managers function in Facebook, ...
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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 ...