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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Why does Twitter suggest have two identical “Who to follow” suggestion?

After I tweet an clip from YouTube, Twitter suggest me two options to follow: Both are identical. Is there any explanation for this?
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How to sign up to Twitter?

It sounds strange, but I'm unable to sign up to Twitter. When I try to use Google Chrome, the sign up form contains only name and e-mail fields. And even though all of them are filled-up and contain ...
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Changes to my Twitter design aren't persisting

For the longest time I have had a background image on my Twitter design: However recently I have had just a plain off white background: I have tried just resetting the design and changing the ...
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How do I access Twitter if my school has blocked it?

My school has blocked Twitter on the school admin, so I can't get onto the site. Is there any way I can access it or unblock it from my device? I need to contact someone before 3pm to ask about ...
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Twitter at-reply not showing in search

When I send an @-tweet to someone it is not showing up in the search. Like "Hey @abc ... " and I type "@abc" in the search there are a bunch of tweets, but not mine. My account is new, email ...
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How can I remove all my Twitter favs?

I have tried to remove all my Twitter favorites but I can't. This is what it looks like: As you can see, I have 6 favorites but none of them appear.
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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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How to remove my phone number from someone else's twitter account

This is the closest stack exchange site to what I need, so please bear with me if this is not exactly the right forum for this question. I got a new phone number, and I am receiving dozens of twitter ...
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Why a message always appears in Tweeter: Sorry! We did something wrong

Please help. How can I fix this problem? I can't tweet anything at my company's page in Twitter - always see the message Sorry! We did something wrong
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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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How can I delete Twitter DMs from all my devices?

Is there any way I can delete my Twitter direct messages from all my devices? I tried deleting them from the web, but I can still see them on my phone. I also tried several web services but nothing ...
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I want to move all my “following” to a “private list” on Twitter

Is there a way to automatically move all of the people I'm following from my "Following" to a "Private List" I created on Twitter?
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My Twitter timeline has a huge 11 hour period of silence. Can I retrieve those tweets anyhow?

There is an ~11h period of silence in my Twitter timeline: Why is this happening and is there any way to retrieve the missing tweets? (My timeline usually contains around ~480 tweets per day, so I ...
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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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Twitter says I have to confirm my account

Here's the thing: it sent me a confirmation e-mail, and I clicked "confirm." It immediately opened my account in a new window - but with the yellow banner reading "Confirm your e-mail address to ...
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When using Chrome, why does Twitter's home page redirect me to a search for “searchTerms”?

This has been going on for some time. Whenever I type twitter.com into Chrome's omnibar, I am redirected to https://twitter.com/search/%7BsearchTerms%7D?source=desktop-search. Given the tweets showing ...
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Twitter phone number linking problem

I am trying to link my Twitter account to my phone number (Korean), but the only thing I get in my SMS is "Tw". And no, it is not a verification code I am waiting for. Have you guys had this kind of ...
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Auto Accept Twitter Followers Requests

I have more than 2000 follower requests. I want to approve them all. I thought the API would help, but apparently not. Is there some way to Auto Accept all follower requests with any script or ...
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Why can't I undo retweet the retweets I retweeted years ago?

I've been searching for hours on how to do this. I now have my Twitter archive and I want to undo-retweet retweets years ago. I know that you can simply click on the retweet button which is in color ...
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Approve or decline Twitter follower requests without protected tweets

Is it possible to approve or decline Twitter follower requests if I don't check "protect my tweets" checkbox in my Twitter's setting? I currently have 233 follower requests, I just approved 2 people ...
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Is there an RSS feed available for Twitter notifications?

I would like to feed all updates to the Twitter notification tab into a daily digest of my email RSS feed reader. Is there a RSS feed available for new Twitter notifications?
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How do I add my Twitter feed to my own list?

I have a list I created and I want to add my account a member of the listed I created. I have tried looking for an answer online but can't find one.
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How do I find my retweets of a certain account?

On twitter, @Someone shared something interesting and I retweeted it. Some time passes, and now I want to read it again. Problem is, I tweeted and retweeted lots of other stuff, and also @someone also ...
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Twitter accounts I follow not appearing?

Some of the accounts I follow don't appear on my timeline. I have unfollowed and re-followed them. The users in question are sending tweets but I can't see them. Can you help?
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Twitter says I have XXX number of tweets and I don't have any…

I tried to delete all of my 300ish tweets and there are like 100ish left but Twitter says I don't have any tweets. How do I fix that?
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Is it possible to see protected twitter accounts?

Is it possible to see protected Twitter accounts (the account which you can't see what they are tweeting until they allow you to follow) without them knowing?
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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 tweeters,...
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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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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 ...