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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!
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I accidentally tweeted someone, if I delete it straight after will they still know?

I accidentally tweeted someone, but I deleted it straight after. Will they still get a notification or an e-mail?
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Twitter - How not to be banned by posting only link updates?

There is a rule on Twitter: "If your updates consist mainly of links, and not personal updates", but I have found some accounts (like @nytimes, o a local one @elcomercio, both newspapers) that do so. ...
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Locked out of my Twitter account [duplicate]

I've been looked out of my Twitter account. I did the password, code and etc. and I'm still locked out. How can I regain access to it?
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Can't see someone else's tweets [duplicate]

I sent a tweet to someone. It wasn't part of an ongoing conversation. It was just something I sent to them. I asked someone in a forum I was in if they could read the tweet I had sent. This person ...
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Are you notified when a tweet you retweeted is retweeted by someone else?

If I retweet a tweet that has been retweetd by a user on Twitter I do not follow, will that user then get a notification saying that I have "Retweeted a tweet they retweeted"? For example, Alice ...
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Does Twitter's URL parser break URLs that contain certain strings?

I've been told that Twitter sometimes breaks URLs that have specific strings in them. This is the reason that Stack Exchange's tweet bots automatically shorten URLs before they're Tweeted. But after ...
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Is it possible to change a tweet's timestamp after tweeting?

Is it possible to change a tweet's timestamp (via web-UI or API) after you've created ("tweeted") a tweet? Is the timestamping out of the user's reach? I am looking for "one way web apps", Internet ...
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Twitter updates of the people I follow

Does Twitter operate on the principle that people with whom we interact (the most) only their updates are shown in our timeline? One of my fiends is tweeting but am not getting his/her tweets. ...
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Twitter background won't tile

I have uploaded an image for the background onto my profile. It uploads and displays correctly as long as I don't check tile background. I want the image to tile, when I click on tile background it ...
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Why don't I get Twitter notifications when people reply to me?

For months I had been periodically tweeting questions at various public figures, and when I thought they didn't answer, I removed the tweet. Now I've just discovered "Interactions" under "@Connect" ...
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Twitter etiquette for hashtag stream

When I participate in a hashtag stream on Twitter, is it best to start the tweets with the hashtag or end them with it? Usually, if just making a regular tweet, I'll occasionally include a hashtag ...
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Facebook posts to include website or Twitter

I have been seeing the following on Facebook under posts: Like · Comment · Share · Website Or this: Like · Comment · @GThomasJewelers on Twitter · Share How do you do this—have a website or ...
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How to hide a spammy mention on Twitter?

On the Twitter > @Mentions tab, is it possible to hide a spammy mention there? I got some unnecessary mentions from unknown Twitter users (I'm suspicious it's not even a person), its tweet is ...
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Is it possible to force someone you follow to unfollow you on Twitter?

Is it possible to force someone to unfollow you on Twitter? Use-case: I want to follow my ex-girlfriend, but I don't want her to follow me. If I block her, I guess I can't see her tweets. Also, I ...
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Lost email for Twitter

I have to reset the password for my Twitter, however I can't remember what email I used for it, I have the login details but the new password has been sent to the email I used to sign up. Any help?
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twitter: if someone follows you, can they reply to your DM?

In the old days, the person couldn't reply to your DM if you didn't follow them. I've heard this has changed to accommodate various companies to have a presence on social media. Is that the case at ...
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How can I use Goo.gl as my URL shortener in Twitter for iPhone (Tweetie)?

I've gone to Settings → Services → URL Shortening → Custom. What do I enter as the "URL shortening endpoint"?
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How do I send a tweet to someone specific?

As an example, on the Science Friday radio show and podcast, the host says every week "tweet your questions and comments to us." The same phrase is used on the show's website at ...
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How can I automatically (native) re-tweet everything another Twitter account tweets?

I don’t want to post tweets like “RT @-other-account-: original-tweet”; I want to use the Twitter native retweet function. (The differences include that people can block the retweeted account; that ...
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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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Posting a message on another person's Twitter wall

Is there a way on Twitter to post on someone's wall? Like on Facebook, I could either post directly on his wall or mention a person in my message with the @ sign for the message to show up on his wall ...
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Do I see tweets from users that I don't follow, even if they follow me?

If people are following me, but I'm not following them back, do their tweets show up on my Twitter timeline?
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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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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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Twitter Search Operators for a particular word AND others

I have read the Twitter search operators guidance: https://twitter.com/search-home# but it's not clear whether you can search for a particular word plus other possible words like in the following ...
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Locked out of my Twitter account—need temporary password

I am locked out of my Twitter account because when I access from my phone it says, “create temporary password on twitter.com” and when I try to login to Twitter on web it says, “sent verification ...
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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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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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Hide twitter recommendations for chrome?

I'm on Chrome and want to hide the worst feature ever to introduce to Twitter - the "who to follow" box. There's a few extensions out there, however sadly they don't come up-to-date with the new ...
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Search someones followers on twitter

I met someone at a concert but I didnt get their contact info. All I really know if their first name and I am definitely sure they are following a band on twitter. Is there anyway to get a list of ...
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How to retrieve complete chat from a Twitter chat?

I was in a Twitter chat with a group on tweetchat.com but now when I search the for chat tag, only the last 20 messages or so show up. Is there a way to retrieve all of the chat, which is probably ...
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Verification by SMS in country with long code? (Germany)

I enabled two factor authentication with a German number. And since then I'm locked out of my account: verification SMS never arrive After setting up two factor authentication, I made a quick test, ...
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Longer Twitter Timeline

When I scroll down my Twitter timeline in the web site I can only see tweets up to the last day (I guess this depends in how many people I follow). Is there a way to see a longer timeline?
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How to synchronize update Facebook with Twitter *without* using the official Twitter application?

I want to update Facebook through my twitter - that is, whenever I post something on twitter, I want it on my FB wall. However, the "default", official way does not work for me due to error described ...
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Can I link two Twitter accounts to my Facebook pages?

I have two Twitter accounts - two different emails. I want to have each post tweets to their own related Facebook pages I am admin of. Twitter won't let me have the second Twitter account post to its ...
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Why does Twitter say I've got tweets, but then pull the football away?

My site (listed on my user's page) shows this on my twitter widget when I hover: "This page has been shared 15 times. View these tweets" This actually makes sense, because I have mentioned it in ...
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Where can I search for existing archives of Twitter searches?

I know there are several Twitter archiving services, such as Twapperkeeper. That's the only one that I can find that has public archives of searches. However, it lacks the search I want, namely ...
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Download all the tweets from a Twitter user

I thought this was a method with which I could use to list all the tweets from a Twitter user: curl -s --user-agent 'Mozilla' --insecure ...
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Twitter logins will give my email to websites?

When I login with Twitter to websites, will they get my email address? The authorization screen is not clear in this, Facebook instead says clearly that is giving my name and email.
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How can I stop a Facebook app posting spam stuff on my Twitter account?

I keep getting tweets like this on my timeline: @pascale_66: Awesome! I made $102.54 this week just filling out a couple of surveys. http://t.co/GwjDUPK9 I've gone into Facebook, followed the ...
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Google Chrome shows “Get @username's tweets emailed to you” and Mozilla doesn’t

Google Chrome shows Get @username's tweets emailed to you when we visit the URL https://twitter.com/username without logging. But this option is not shown in Mozilla Firefox. Is there a way to hide ...