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

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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 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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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 ...
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In @ Connect, it defaults to Mentions rather than Interactions

Is it possible to set Twitter to default to Interactions? Every time I open the @Connect tab it shows the Mentions despite selecting the Interactions the previous time I opened the page.
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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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How can I recover my mentions from twitter?

When I search for my mentions on twitter almost all of them had disappeared, I used to have arround 50, and then only one remained, after that I got one new, and instead of having 2 now, the previous ...
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Does a Twitter Meta site exist?

Is there a meta site (or something equivalent) for Twitter? For example: http://meta.webapps.stackexchange.com/
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Click statistics with Twitter's t.co URL shortener?

Now that Twitter automatically shortens urls with its t.co service, 3rd party services like bit.ly / j.mp have become somewhat superfluous (for Twitter use). However, bit.ly provides nice click ...
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My Twitter account says I have 17 tweets but I have 0

This is my Twitter page: Why does it say I have 17 tweets, but I have 0?
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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 do I download a complete list of followers for a Twitter account?

There's an existing Twitter account with 500,000 followers. How do I download a complete list of followers for a Twitter account of that size?
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How do I know which all twitter apps are adding new follows to my profile?

I've been getting some new follows (not followers) from time to time that is really disturbing my followers to following ratio. I suspect some of the apps that I authorized is doing this. I just need ...
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If I follow someone on Twitter, but they don't follow me, can they see my tweets?

I follow some people on Twitter who don't follow me. Can they see my tweets, even if they don't follow me?
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Is it possible to display/retrieve the number of “original” tweets a user posted?

On Twitter, when viewing a user’s page, the number of tweets he or she posted so far is displayed: But it does not tell if those tweets were original tweets or just answers or retweets and how ...
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Send updates from Google Plus to Twitter / Facebook

Is there any way to post Google+ status updates to Twitter / Facebook?
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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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Is there a right way to unfollow Twitter users?

I get the sense that the follow-back ratio is important, and I would like to unfollow users that don't follow my account, but not sure what is the best way to do this. Guess the other thing is I ...
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How can I turn off Retweets from persons I am following?

I like (most of) the people I follow. But some of them just Retweet a bunch of noise. Is there an option in Twitter to turn off these Retweets ? I already can I see the top Retweets in the sidebar so ...
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Getting the 140 Twitter character limit to reset itself after url shorten

The example original tweet Getting Started with Phidgets and ActionScript 3 http://www.mikechambers.com/blog/2010/07/26/getting-started-with-phidgets-and-actionscript/ 0 Characters left. The ...
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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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Why is my tweet not appearing, and when might it appear?

I signed up to Twitter and tweeted somebody. It has now been 47min since the tweet and I've been checking the profile of the person I've tweeted, but the tweet has not appeared. What is happening?
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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 ...