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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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Twitter statistics that shows the client I use the most? [closed]

I have used TweetStats excellent statistics since the site launched. However, I find it less and less reliable and it can simply not work for weeks at a time. I have found replacement apps and ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there any way to follow a specific hashtag?

I want to follow a hashtag on Twitter. I know that Twitter doesn't allow you to do it directly, and I tried to find special services without any success. Do you know how I can follow Twitter ...
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how can i connect to twitter api via proxy? [closed]

i am starter and i need to connect twitter api via proxy. and twitt : Hello World? my web site is dot net. C# . and i want to twit events of my site to twitter via twitter api. please give me an ...
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What are these funny characters on Twitter?

Recently I've noticed many strange characters appearing on Twitter. Based on one persons joke tweet I read I think they may be Emoji or something similar. How can I get these displaying properly in ...
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Many services can syndicate blog posts to Facebook, Twitter, etc. Can any attach locations or people? [closed]

There are many services that syndicate blogs to social networks, ie automatically post links to new blog posts. TwitterFeed, dlvr.it, OnlyWire, and IFTTT are some of the best known. I haven't found ...
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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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How can I search within someone's Twitter followers?

I'm trying to find all users that describe themselves as a "professor" within their Twitter profiles, but only if they follow certain accounts. I've looked at Tweet Reports but I believe this tool ...
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Does the Twitter shortener (t.co) give the same code for the same link?

Or in another words: if I have two different links generated when shortening a Twitter message, does it surely mean that they point to two unique addresses?
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Twitter displays private message oddly in conversation box when there is a double quote in it

When I send a private message to a friend in twitter, the double quotes causes the message to display oddly: I send: foo"bar http://google.com My friend receives (the message on Wheel icon > ...
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How do I get my Twitter followers not to appear on my timeline?

I have just joined Twitter and when I follow people, I get all their tweets in my timeline. I have been to other people's pages and I can see only what they have tweeted in their timeline but they are ...
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How can I detect the “spaminess” of a Twitter follower?

Are there any applications that can help determine the "spaminess" of a Twitter follower? For example, looking at whether the user unfollows people who don't follow back, whether most of their Tweets ...
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When using Chrome, why does Twitter's home page redirect me to a search for “searchTerms”?

This has been going on for some time. Whenever I type twitter.com into Chrome's omnibar, I am redirected to https://twitter.com/search/%7BsearchTerms%7D?source=desktop-search. Given the tweets showing ...
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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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Are there software (Web App or otherwise) that will allow me to view all my Twitter posts and and select which ones I would like to delete? [closed]

With Twitter's web UI, it is very hard to see all my Twitter posts/tweets, especially the oldest ones. I have to manually scroll down until the bottom and wait for Twitter to load the next set of ...
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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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How can I track down t.co links?

When you enter a URL into a tweet, Twitter uses their own in house URL shortener on the t.co domain to turn it into something smaller and track usage. My site has recently been Tweeted by somebody ...
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Tweet an image via webintents (or similar)

I'd like a button on my site that, when clicked, opens the 'new tweet' form for the current twitter user, pre-populated with specific text and an attached image. This would seem like a job for ...
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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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How to manage who I'm following on Twitter

Currently I'm following almost 2k users on Twitter, I wish to review my followings and remove some of them, but it's very time consuming to check all of those one by one! Basically I need to unfollow ...
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How can I get all my Twitter related activity in counts?

How can I get all my Twitter related activity in counts? Example: my tweet count is 50; my favorite is 10. I need counts of following: mentions, favorites, retweets, liststatus, hometimeline, direct ...
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How can I post tweet or status to particular person home time line using twitter api? [closed]

How can I post tweet to particular person home time line in twitter. How can I do this in twitter api call?
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Sync Twitter tweets to my Facebook wall, but all in a single FB thread

I want to set it up so that all tweets from a single day get posted as replies to a single FB wall thread. So the first tweet of the day would start a new FB wall post, then all other tweets that day ...
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Post to Twitter by email?

Does Twitter offer a feature like "tweet by email"? (I'd like to send an email instead of a text message from my phone to tweet)
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how do I find out all the users who favorite a particular tweet of mine? How can I find in twitter api call?

I need to see who favorite my tweet. I need twitter api call to know who favorite my tweet and the person details.
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Changing username (the one with the at sign) on Twitter

How can I change my @ name on Twitter? I don't care about losing followers as I don't have any. I can see how to change my "name", but my @ name isn't changing when I do that.
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A Twitter posting service which doesn't require direct Twitter password and supports t.co

I have a Twitter account where I have a contractor posting tweets, and I don't want to give the actual Twitter password. I can set up Hootsuite or Buffer so the contractor can post tweets without ...
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Why do I need to allow Dropbox to integrate with Twitter if all it’s asking me to do is follow?

On this Dropbox web page, it says that I can get some free Dropbox space if I follow Dropbox on Twitter. (Notice this is a separate item from Connect your Twitter Account which is listed above that.) ...
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Create a private Twitter group similar to a Yammer-like environment [closed]

I want to create a private group in Twitter that will allow members to interact in a Yammer-like setting for internal conversation. How can this be done, if it's at all possible?
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How do I diagnose (New)TweetDeck refusing to display specific updates in the Home column?

I'm trying to figure out why TweetDeck's Home column consistently fails to show me the updates of a single account I follow from one of mine. Various notes: Yes, I'm sure. The problem account is the ...
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How to receive a regular email listing all Twitter mentions of a specific word or keyword?

Searching Twitter for mentions of a word or multiple words can be a chore. Is there something that can be set up in Twitter that will email me a digest of search terms? Or do I have to look for some ...
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How can I find out who actually set up a Twitter Account that fraudulently used my daughter's email address?

I've notified Twitter, but they are not getting the message. The indirect, malicious rumors that are being spread are getting extreme and she doesn't want to go back to school tomorrow. Does anyone ...
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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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Does @MarsCuriosity have geolocation?

I can't seem to get geolocation information for the Twitter account @MarsCuriosity . Am I doing something wrong, or does Twitter lack geolocation support for locations outside of Earth?
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Twitter View Conversation

How do I get the "View Conversation" option to my tweets. I've seen https://twitter.com/DBZNappa and https://twitter.com/#!/StealthMountain/favorites do so with the @reply function, but my tweets only ...
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Twitter recent images: Where are the thumbnails?

In the past, when I clicked on a Twitter user's "Recent Images", I could see the thumbnails of all their uploaded images in a horizontal or grid view. I cannot see the thumbnails anymore. Where are ...