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 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 ...
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How can I search for my list of Twitter mutes?

Muting people is sometimes useful to avoid the flood of tweets / mentions in a discussion you're no longer interested in. Sometimes it's only temporary, so... How can I view a list of all the people ...
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Twitter account suspended—why? [closed]

I'm new using Twitter. I tried to follow someone (who is legit) and next thing I know I get a message that my account has been suspended. It says I have been using it for spam or that someone might ...
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What's the best format for multi-word hashtags in tweets? [closed]

What's the best format for multi-word hashtags in tweets? Some candidates for consideration are, supposing a phrase's normal writing is "foo Bar baz": #FooBarBaz (camel-cased) #foo_Bar_baz ...
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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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Tweeting without annoying others

I have a twitter feed that sends out new YouTube music videos for a specific genre. I want my followers to easily find the artist’s Twitter page. I'm currently sending something similar to: some ...
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How do I escape URLs in Twitter?

I want to post a bit of script to Twitter which includes a URL. However, Twitter automatically sends URLs through its shortening service, with the (usually right, but in this case wrong) assumption ...
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How and where do I report a problem with Twitter that will likely be looked at, not ignored?

I cannot access my widget settings on Twitter. I have used the How can I get help? page to submit several help requests, but I never get back anything other than automated responses that suggest ...
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Why can't I access my widget settings in Twitter when it works for everyone else?

For the last couple of weeks I've been unable to access my widget settings for my Twitter account. When clicking Widgets on the Settings page, I get this error: My widgets are still working, but I ...
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How to totally disable e-mail notifications from Twitter?

I have a Twitter account that I use very occasionally, so do not want to receive any e-mail notifications from Twitter. So I went into Settings > Email notifications and disabled them: "Email is ...
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Twitter RSS feed for start page tweets

Is it possible to create an RSS feed for all the tweets listed on the start page at twitter.com? In the screenshot below I am referring to the tweets which are listed on the right side of the screen. ...
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How can I delete a tweet using Twitter web interface?

How can I delete a specific tweet? The delete icon on Twitter has disappeared from the web app interface. It used to be on the same line as the Repy and Favorite actions. Can I restore the icon ...
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What's with all the random tweets?

OK, so I just started using twitter and I'm confused. I have no interest in Justin Beiber, nor does anyone else I follow on Twitter. So why does my home page show Justin Beiber tweets? Or more ...
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Can I construct a Twitter tweet URL that makes sure I'm in the right screen name?

I can construct a URL that will post a Tweet (but ask for confirmation) with pre-written text: https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?text=My%20awesome%20message. If I am not logged in, the web page this ...
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When Twitter loads new tweets, how do I know where my last viewed ones were?

I've it always opened in a pinned tab in Firefox. When coming back, I see a message like "You've XX new tweets". Now, if that number exceeds e.g. 10 it's hard to remember exactly when it started ...
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Is it better to register with Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc., or email? [closed]

I lot of websites these days (including this one) offer Facebook, Twitter, and/or Google login. Usually there's also an option to use old-style username/password credentials. I'm never sure which ...
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What type of Twitter Card is this?

I'm assuming this is a twitter card. I noticed that it appeared in my Twitter Feed with the entire image displayed, you can see it without having to click on it. What kind of Twitter Card is it? I ...
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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 do I automate tweets from a list of entries? [duplicate]

I want to set up a Twitter account that will automatically post one item from a list of quotes every day. I have a long list of short quotes in a text file and an extra Twitter account. How can I do ...
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Hierarchical connection of Twitter subaccounts possible?

I would like to have a "me" Twitter account with two subaccounts: me private and me at work. Me at work would again be seperated by different projects. Someone who is interested in me could then ...
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Any way to link to a time slice of Twitter posts?

I am interested in linking to a sequence of tweets by a single user - starting and ending with specific tweets. Basically, due to the constraints, people often tweet a series of short posts that are ...
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Tweets are not showing in hashtag streams?

I have noticed that when I tweet something with a hashtag (ex. #WorldCup2014) my tweet doesn't show in the feed or timeline of the hashtag although I have made my account public but still nothing. ...
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Default to All and hide retweets on Twitter search results

How can I default the sort of Twitter search results to show "All" instead of "Top" and have it exclude retweets? On Twitter I don't follow anyone or post anything, I just use it to search to get ...
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twitter posts rating by maturity level of post

After reading information about ESRB Ratings (http://www.esrb.org/ratings/index.jsp) a question came up. Question Is there a mechanism or means by which a Twitter post can be "rated" for maturity ...
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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 can I view a twitter hashtag live stream?

We have a computer in the office dedicated to news updates. We would like to add a twitter stream to it. Unfortunately, if we try to look at a twitter hashtag stream ...
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How to undo 'Undo Retweet'?

I had retweeted something about a week ago and just now accidently clicked 'Undo Retweet' when trying to see who else had retweeted it. Is it possible to undo an 'Undo Retweet'? I know I could ...
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Why does TechRepublic's Twitter button publish text+URL+mention, instead of a normal retweet?

I read this TechRepublic article and thought I would retweet it. Here is what I usually do in such situations: Search for the news website's official Twitter account. In this official account, look ...
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How can I block all x-rated Twitter-profiles from following me?

I get lots of followers for some reason who are women with really sleazy profiles and I am getting sick of having to see it and block them. Is there a way I can just set my profile to totally block ...
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How do I stop unsolicited tweets?

I'm getting Tweets in Arabic from someone I'm not following. They aren't retweets. I don't really want to click on them, and they are making me uncomfortable. How do I stop them?
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If my Twitter account is private and I'm blocking a user, if I reply to that person's tweet, will they see it?

I have my account set as private and a certain person blocked. However, her account is not private and it was brought to my attention she was speaking badly about me. Under that specific negative ...
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Twitter “Profile editing is currently unavailable” for days

For the last 15 days I have receive thed following error whenever I try to edit my Twitter profile: Profile editing is currently unavailable. At first I thought it was just Twitter ...
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Autotweeting below the limits still results in denied tweets

Here's the issue: I am using SocialOomph to setup and execute auto tweets on my account. I know the rules, 1k per day, no duplicate tweets/links etc. Here's the problem: I am following those rules, ...
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How can I stop spam email of “thanks for checking in”, but allow tweet email?

When I log into Twitter, which I do from time to time though not often, it says "thanks for checking in"—I want to stop that. But I still want to be emailed if I am sent a DM or tweeted. I get those ...
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When you favourite a tweet that's been retweeted by someone you follow, will he get a notification?

Person X tweets a post—I don’t follow X; Person Y retweets X's tweet—I follow Y; I favourite the tweet that Y retweeted. Will Y get a notification? I know it does give notification if I retweet a ...
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When creating a Twitter account, how to skip “Follow people to get their Tweets”

When creating a Twitter account, I am asked to follow 5 accounts: Build your timeline. Follow people to get their Tweets And then 5 again: See who’s here. Find and follow well-known people ...
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Inline filtering of search results

How to filter search results on Twitter? For example with: a minimum of two replies a minimum of two favorites photos only videos only I have tried: USD (sell OR buy) filter:reply>=2 USD ...
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How can I get rid of Twitter’s “Let’s Get Started” Box?

So when you sign up for Twitter, it has a checklist of things you're supposed to do. I've done all of them, except download the mobile app (because I don't have a smartphone). How can I get rid of the ...
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Twitter cover photo dimensions

Since today Twitter allows for a new cover photo to be uploaded. Twitter recommends 1252x626 pixels and somewhere else also 1500x500p pixels, but when I upload an image of that size, only a part ...
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How do I turn on Twitter's two-factor authentication for multiple accounts and one mobile phone?

I want to turn on two-factor authentication for the multiple Twitter accounts I manage. I want to enable Send login verification requests to the Twitter app. However Twitter requires a unique cell ...
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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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Keep track of people I unfollow on Twitter?

I'm looking for a tool that allows me to keep track of people I unfollow on Twitter. I regularly look for Twitter users that might be interested in my Twitter accounts (I use specific keywords to ...
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How do I set a wide Twitter cover photo?

How do I configure a wide Twitter cover photo like the top image on this profile: https://twitter.com/Taupoweddings I don't see it in my Twitter settings anywhere.