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

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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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Why does Twitter have a 140 character limit?

I'm just curious to know why, years after the release of Twitter, it still has a 140 character limit? What's the purpose of this? Certainly even with billions of tweets a day it wouldn't cost that ...
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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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Tweet is not showing up in list of sent tweets

I sent a tweet but it does not show up in my sent list. I can see all my older tweets. Where could it have gone?
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Twitter is making me follow random people

Twitter is making me follow random people. After two days of unfollowing them I get another dozens of people in my follow list. Did my account get hacked or something?
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Why my tweets to other people doesn't show on their timeline?

Let's say I have a twitter account A with zero followers and followings. When I visit some other user timeline, called B , I can read some answers to his tweets made by people that I don't follow. ...
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Hide / Delete tweet from own timeline - whilst still keeping tweet visible to @ recipient

I want to send a tweet to someone using @username but I don't want it visible on my timeline. Ideally I could send them a direct message, but they don't follow me so I can't do that. Is there a way ...
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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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Want to see secret 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 disable twitter comments?

Some of the twitter users who I follow disables reply feature. There a always a reply button but, when I post a message, it won't shown in expanded message. To be more specific, a journalist posts a ...
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Forward tweets automatically to Google+ [duplicate]

is there a way to automatically forward tweets to Google+? This IFTTT recipe seemed to work for a while. Well in Germany it does not work :) I tried it by myself. It's not possible for me to receive ...
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Can I make a twitter account with the URL

Can I create a twitter account with a URL? I'm talking about something like this: http://twitter.com/signup?name=NAME&pass=PASS&username=USER Is it possible?
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How do I search within a Twitter list?

That is, I have created a Twitter list with some 100 members and would like to search for a particular word within all users of the list.
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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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Search for a specific word in all tweets for a given Twitter account

Given a particular Twitter profile, that contains tens of thousands of tweets, what is the best approach for: a) downloading the text (with date) of all tweets and/or b) search for a specific word ...
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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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Can you view only the latest tweet from all of the people who you follow?

I am looking for a way to view only the latest tweet of my followers. Often, because I follow a lot of people, my home feed is very busy. Short of clicking through to their profiles, is there an ...
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How to contact someone from Twitter support

I tried to contact Twitter support but they sent me an automated generic reply. I need to contact a real person; do you know any mail address of somebody from the staff? Or somewhere where I can reach ...
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Sending Tweets to a Facebook Page not working [duplicate]

Okay I've got a client's Twitter account and a Facebook page, I am a manager for the Facebook page. I have currently tried using the official Twitter Facebook app to send posts to Facebook, I was ...
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Why can't I see my own tweets under “discover”

I thought Twitter was a platform designed to focus on topics where users can easily participate in using hashtags. I placed a hashtag in my first couple of tweets, and when I click it to show the ...
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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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Is there a way to bulk follow all usernames in a text list?

We've been collecting Twitter handles for contacts in our CRM systems for a while now. We're finally joining the 21st century and are deciding to start a Twitter account. Is there a way (perhaps a ...
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How do I do a Redo after Undo (Ctrl+Z) in Twitter's tweet compose box?

Normally, Ctrl+Y would "undo the undo" and put me back where I was. But in Twitter's compose tweet dialog box, Ctrl+Y does nothing. This is on PC, Linux, Chromium browser.
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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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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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Twitter no longer posts to Facebook page

I have 2 Twitter accounts and 2 Facebook pages. Everything was working fine all my tweets was posted to each Facebook page automatically until around 11 April 2013. Is there anything Facebook ...
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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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Get most retweeted tweets of a account

Given a Twitter account, say RealCarrotFacts, how can I order its tweets decreasing by number of retweets?
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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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Twitter batch follow

I have a list of 10,000 people I want to follow on Twitter but I only have their email address. I DO NOT want to send an email to these people if they don't have a Twitter account. Is this possible ...
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URL in Twitter profile

When creating a Twitter profile I noticed that all URLs I entered in the profile where changed from: http://www.abzurb.com to abzurb.com and it uses a t.co link to link to the page. ...
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Sending a tweet to somebody I follow but he doesn't follow me

Suppose I follow person B who doesn't follow me. If I want to send to person B a tweet of person C from an unrelated conversation, how do I do it? I tried "reply @B" but it didn't show the link. I ...
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Can you undo a favourite on a tweet?

If I accidentally favourite a tweet (which I do regularly in Tweetdeck for Android), then undo the favourite straight away, what does the original tweeter see when they view their interactions?
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I can't log into Twitter from my Laptop?

When I try and log into Twitter from my laptop it says this: Server error The server for https://twitter.com/ took too long to respond. It may be overloaded. Here are some ...
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My reply to a tweet doesn't appear below the original tweet when it's expanded

I reply to somebody's tweets, (clicking the reply link below the original tweet), then when this tweet is expanded I see replies from other people who posted before and after me but not mine. My ...
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How can I backup someone else's Twitter account or Facebook page?

How can I backup the tweets of an account that does not belong to me or the posts of a public Facebook page? All backup services I found on the web require authentication of the Twitter account ...
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Undeleted Twitter photos after account deactivation

I deactivated my Twitter account, but when I search for my @screenname in Google, I see some pages that includes my Twitter photos. For example: example1.com/twitterusers/screnname.html page includes ...
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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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Twitter: Is there a client that will only show tweeted messages that have been retweeted “n” number of times?

Is there a client that will only show tweeted messages that have been retweeted "n" number of times? I am trying to use twitter as a "news source" I'm wanting to follow reporters and others that I see ...
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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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Twitter time stamps an hour off. Returns to normal after browser refresh

Something strange is going on. The newest posts in my feed always appear to be an hour ahead, but when I hit refresh in Chrome the times return to normal. Has anyone experienced this before? Could ...
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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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Sync Facebook/Twitter posts with Google+

My business uses a Facebook page to post all of their updates on, which (I'm told) are also automatically posted to Twitter. I have just set up a Google+ page for the business, and I would like the ...
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Can I add a line break in my Twitter bio?

My Twitter bio looks bad because the line is split at unfortunate places. Can I force a line break at a particular place? The form at https://twitter.com/settings/profile inserts a carriage returns ...
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Why my tweet is not appearing on the timeline of the person I am following?

I have tried tweeting someone I follow couple of times. My tweets appear on my profile but when I look at the other person's timeline, my tweet is not there. I am following him but he is not ...
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Save or collect tweets in which I clicked a link

I am using Twitter mostly to discover content on the web, so every time I use it I tend to clink on lots of links. I then read through the websites and some I save for myself, some I put on the blog, ...
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How to see someone's picture in Twitter?

I am fairly new to Twitter and I am having no clue on how to see anybody's picture in Twitter.When I am seeing somebody's profile, I can see some of their pictures in my left side pane.But not all. ...
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Twitter “Me” button illumination

On twitter's main desktop web site, there are 4 sort-of buttons at the top: Home, Connect, Discover and Me. Home sort of illuminates blue when there are unread/unloaded tweets, and Connect illuminates ...
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How is it possible to have bio longer than 160 chars in Twitter [closed]

Take a look at @syldatk20 on Twitter (The profile has since been suspended so visiting the page will return a 404 error). This guy's Bio is really, really long. He bypassed Twitter's character limit, ...
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Can't post to Twitter from Facebook

I have recently connected my business page @libertykalinah on FB to post automatically to Twitter @Libertykalinah but nothing seems to be posting through. I can see people had this issue back in ...