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

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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 ...
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Erasing all tweets from a Twitter account

I've been asked to take care of a Twitter account. And now I've got to erase all of over 3,000 tweets. And I've been looking for tools that might help me out with this bulk/mass erase of tweets. ...
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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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Is there any way to follow hashtag?

I want to follow twitter hashtag. I know that twitter doesn't allow to do it. I tried to find special services without any success. Do you know how can I follow twitter hashtag?
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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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How can I delete all my direct messages at once in Twitter?

How do I delete all my twitter direct messages in one go without having to click the delete button for each message?
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Sending a message to someone's Twitter account without following them?

Is it possible to send a private message to another Twitter user without having first followed them? Or can I send a public message directed at an account without being a follower?
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Is there a Wordpress plugin that will tweet when a scheduled post is posted?

I know there are tons of Twitter/Wordpress plugins out there, but so far I have not been able to get one to do what I need. I have lots of scheduled posts. When a scheduled post goes like, I would ...
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Twitter — How do I filter everything except tweets by people I'm actually following

I'm coming back to give Twitter another try after a time away. For now, what I want to do is this: there are a number of people I want to follow, and read their tweets, but I don't want to see ...
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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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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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Can't load my twitter

Every time I try to go to my twitter page out yells me wrong user name and or password, its not wrong.then I try to get a reset sent to phone and still does not work,I think I may have been hacked, ...
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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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How to find tweets from a specific date

I am following someone who has a lot of tweets. I want to look at their tweets from three months ago. On their twitter web page, if I scroll down, it keeps showing their older tweets, but using this ...
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A Read it Later mobile connector that saves the tweet (not just the link in it) [closed]

The purpose is to save a link in a tweet for later reading, but I'd like to save some context with the link. I've tried many apps and all of them parse for a link in the tweet and save the link as a ...
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How did this guy hack Twitter's 140-character limit?

Today I was surprised to see that a guy has hacked Twitter's 140-character limit. The message consists of 930 characters. How could this be possible? The direct link to this tweet is here. For ...
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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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How can I remove a Twitter avatar and reset it to default?

I'd like to remove my current Twitter avatar and have it revert to one of the default avatars/profile images. How do I do this?
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On Twitter, how can I find people most followed by the people that I follow?

Twitter recommends who you might want to follow and indicates a couple of people-that-I-follow that follow them. But no mention of how many others. If you click on the recommendation you can get ...
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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 do I upload transparent avatar to twitter?

Whenever I try to upload a png with transparent background on twitter , I am getting a white background. I tried to upload different sizes pngs (24x24, 256x256, 512x512),but it didn't help. It appears ...
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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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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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See replies to tweets from people I'm following

When someone who I am following replies to someone's tweet who I'm not following, the tweet that the person who I'm following doesn't show up in my news feed, I can only see it if I go look at that ...
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Why doesn't Twitter's URL shortening always work?

Recently when posting links I've found Twitter has no longer offered to automatically shorten URLs; they used to be shortened to a max of 20 characters just when I pasted them into the tweet box. Now ...
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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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Count of Twitter hashtags in a 24-hour period?

How do I get a count of the number of times a Twitter hashtag is used or mentioned in a 24-hour period? An example use is the Livestrong/BreakCancer world record attempt. I'd like to tally the number ...
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What are good Twitter keyword tracking tools?

I would like to track several keywords on twitter and publish them as blog posts on Wordpress. There will be multiple keywords. Some keywords will be collected into one blog post. Some others will ...
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Is there a difference between clicking “reply” and writing a new tweet with @somesone?

On Twitter web, when I click the reply button for a tweet, there's @someone inserted in front of the message automatically. Is there any difference compared to writing a new Tweet and entering ...
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How can I enable retweet email notifications for all retweets and not just from the users I'm following?

For a few months now, Twitter has had an option to be able to receive email notifications whenever you're retweeted. However, this only seems to work if you're following the user who has retweeted ...
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How to find a PDF document linked to Twitter account with search term “cat”?

I recommended a document to a guy with a word "cat" but I cannot now find it. It is in my twitter timeline. How can I find it? I have used SnapBird.org but it cannot find this document.
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How to change twitter profile text color?

How can one change the text color for one's profile such as in the popup in twitter? The text being displayed includes a few items like name and web site link.
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Why do some people start their tweets with a dot?

Nowadays in my Twitter feed I have started seeing Tweets with a preceding . (dot) in them. I don't know why they do so. Here is such an example. Why are they wasting their one character for .? ...
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When changing a Twitter handle, does Twitter auto-redirect new tweets?

We've recently changed our company name (more a variation of official name, but has the same effect). We want to change out Twitter handle to reflect this, the new handle is available and we can ...
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How to have a “saved search” in Twitter only return english results?

Twitter supports saving a specific search. However, it just seems to be the basic string search as opposed their advanced search on search.twitter.com. The advanced search allows you to select a ...
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Is it still possible to get the Twitter cover on the top?

My profile has changed it's lay-out. There used to be option to have a big wide cover at the top like on the picture below, but now I have "Tweets, Following, Follows, Favorites, Lists" on the ...
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How do I access a list of IP addresses that have been used to access my Twitter account?

My girlfriend discovered that her Twitter password had been changed. We have changed the password, but is there a way to list the IP addresses that have been used to access the account?
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What's the keyboard shortcuts to open a list in Twitter?

In Twitter, I can use G+L to open my lists, and use J and K to move up/down the lists. But what is the keyboard shortcut to open the highlighted list? I tried to look up the help message by pressing ...
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Selective Tweets Broken after twitter handle change

Like most of you I've enjoyed the benefits of selective tweets for quite some time now. Recently, I changed my twitter handle to reflect a more professional me. That is, I didn't want to lose my ...
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What's the best way to search for old tweets?

I find twitter search kind of buggy. Is there another way of doing that search? I don't mean tweets from a user (I use Google for that). I mean tweets from history.
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How do you find a Twitter RSS feed?

Given a Twitter username, where do you find the RSS feed for that user?
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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 to get a reply to a Trademark Issue from Twitter Support?

I'd like to have a certain unused Twitter username. The name is one of the trade names of my company. I reported a Trademark Issue via Twitter's form three weeks ago, but nothing has happened since. ...
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How to see all tweets to a particular user

I am following a certain person on twitter. I then started following another person who is also following him. I noticed that after I did this I could see the tweets that this person was making to ...
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Google “latest” or realtime search of Twitter statuses

Some time ago there was an advanced type of Google search, accessible via left panel (more search tools and time period limiting). The results of latest was almost realtime, and there was an ...
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Searching your old tweets in Twitter

My username is moo9000. But I cannot search my own tweets in twitter.com: https://twitter.com/#!/search/realtime/%40moo9000 Also looks like searching other users has problems: ...
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How to automatically send the content to an email address while publishing a new Tweet?

How to automatically send the content to an email address while publishing a new Tweet? I.e. i want to publish a new Tweet just as normally, but at the (near) same time, i'd like the Tweet content to ...
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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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How can I follow someone on Twitter without them knowing?

Is it possible to follow someone on Twitter without them knowing?
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Can I modify the format of the text used to post to Twitter by Typepad?

I dislike the format that Typepad uses when posting to Twitter to alert my followers that I've created a new blog post. Is there a mechanism to change the format?