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 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: https://twitter.com/...
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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 ...
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Some images show automatically on the Twitter timeline, others do not

I've noticed that sometimes pictures from people I follow display in the timeline, and other times they don't and need to be "expanded". How does the algorithm work to pick out which images to show ...
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Why are strings on Twitter starting with $ marked as tags?

As you can see on https://twitter.com/powtac/status/277190821479063552, strings with four letters starting with an $ are marked as a Tag on twitter. But what kind of tags are those $TAGS?
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Is there a way to get email notifications when someone tweets?

I would like to know if there is any way in which I can get email notifications when only "specific" people tweet on Twitter. Further, would it be possible to filter these alerts based on some ...
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How to save tweets of another user?

How can I save all tweets of a user? For webpage, I can press Ctrl+S to save the whole webpage. For Twitter, how can I do it?
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How do I know which contact I follow tweets the most?

I am following 100+ contacts and I would like to know which one of them tweets most frequently (as in "Trends" on Google Reader). Is there a way to discover this?
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Can I determine which are the “new” tweets on my Twitter feed?

When I read my Twitter feed, I can't tell what's new and what is old at a glance. I have to read things one by one. With email, one can simply delete old emails or clear them or mark them as read. Is ...
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What are the practical reasons for not using underscores in Twitter usernames, if any?

Unfortunately my desired twitter username is taken. For hypothetical purposes let's say it's AnnaGoesHome. There are lot variations of prefixes and suffixes I can use such as TheAnnaGoesHome, ...
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What are the ramifications of deleting a tweet?

Say I want to make a correction to a tweet, if there's a typo or something. If I delete the old tweet, what happens when people have already seen it and/or replied to it? Will most Twitter clients ...
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Generating RSS from Twitter list [closed]

I've been googling for the past few days trying to find a (web)app that will allow me to generate an RSS feed from my Twitter lists (Twitterlist2rss, the first result on Google, is not working. Other ...
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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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Is Twitter sneaking through my Gmail contacts?

For some reason I keep getting emails from Twitter: twitter_username, we found some people you may know on Twitter All the suggested people are coming my Gmail contacts. The email registered in ...
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How can I put a Twitter “tweet” in my Blog

Currently I think I would just screen shot a popular tweet from @aplusk or someone else I am trying to reference but I am always stuck with cropping People say I could have "photoshopped" it and it ...
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How do you link a Twitter account with a Facebook PAGE?

How do you link a Twitter account with a Facebook PAGE? I've done it before but I think they changed the process...
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How to change or hide my name on Twitter?

Does anybody know how to change or hide my name on Twitter? I found some tutorials on the internet, but they seem to be outdated. I have gone through the all the settings, but I do not see any ...
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Can I see who I've blocked in Twitter?

Is there a page on Twitter where you can view all the users you have blocked (similar to viewing your block list on Facebook)?
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How can I delete my Twitter account?

I've decided I don't want to use Twitter any more - how can I delete my account?