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

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Twitter “Profile editing is currently unavailable” for days

For the last 15 days I have receive thed following error whenever I try to edit my Twitter profile: Profile editing is currently unavailable. At first I thought it was just Twitter ...
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How do I see RTs in a twitter list?

Is there a way to show RTs in a Twitter list? If I look at one of my lists on Twitter.com, then I only see tweets from the people actually on the list. Obviously, I see old-style RTs because the API ...
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twitter posts rating by maturity level of post

After reading information about ESRB Ratings (http://www.esrb.org/ratings/index.jsp) a question came up. Question Is there a mechanism or means by which a Twitter post can be "rated" for maturity ...
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How does Twitter “mention” spam actually work?

I'm just curious to know what the programming mechanics behind it are - more & more, when I tweet or RT something, I get a "mentioned you" spam back almost instantly. This account is not ...
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How can I view a twitter hashtag live stream?

We have a computer in the office dedicated to news updates. We would like to add a twitter stream to it. Unfortunately, if we try to look at a twitter hashtag stream ...
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How can I stop spam email of “thanks for checking in”, but allow tweet email?

When I log into Twitter, which I do from time to time though not often, it says "thanks for checking in"—I want to stop that. But I still want to be emailed if I am sent a DM or tweeted. I get those ...
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Why does TechRepublic's Twitter button publish text+URL+mention, instead of a normal retweet?

I read this TechRepublic article and thought I would retweet it. Here is what I usually do in such situations: Search for the news website's official Twitter account. In this official account, look ...
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How to undo 'Undo Retweet'?

I had retweeted something about a week ago and just now accidently clicked 'Undo Retweet' when trying to see who else had retweeted it. Is it possible to undo an 'Undo Retweet'? I know I could ...
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How can I get rid of Twitter’s “Let’s Get Started” Box?

So when you sign up for Twitter, it has a checklist of things you're supposed to do. I've done all of them, except download the mobile app (because I don't have a smartphone). How can I get rid of the ...
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When creating a Twitter account, how to skip “Follow people to get their Tweets”

When creating a Twitter account, I am asked to follow 5 accounts: Build your timeline. Follow people to get their Tweets And then 5 again: See who’s here. Find and follow well-known people ...
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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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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 do I stop unsolicited tweets?

I'm getting Tweets in Arabic from someone I'm not following. They aren't retweets. I don't really want to click on them, and they are making me uncomfortable. How do I stop them?
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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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How do I turn on Twitter's two-factor authentication for multiple accounts and one mobile phone?

I want to turn on two-factor authentication for the multiple Twitter accounts I manage. I want to enable Send login verification requests to the Twitter app. However Twitter requires a unique cell ...
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Share other Tweets on Facebook

I have a friend of mine that posts nice quotes on Twitter. His tweets are then automatically posted also on his Facebook account. Under his posts on Facebook I don't have a share option like for ...
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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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Autotweeting below the limits still results in denied tweets

Here's the issue: I am using SocialOomph to setup and execute auto tweets on my account. I know the rules, 1k per day, no duplicate tweets/links etc. Here's the problem: I am following those rules, ...
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Twitter cover photo dimensions

Since today Twitter allows for a new cover photo to be uploaded. Twitter recommends 1252x626 pixels and somewhere else also 1500x500p pixels, but when I upload an image of that size, only a part ...
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How do the “buy followers” services work?

Recently, the number of "follower sellers" has increased dramatically. They offer Twitter users to increase their number of followers in exchange for money. I didn't know about those services earlier, ...
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Inline filtering of search results

How to filter search results on Twitter? For example with: a minimum of two replies a minimum of two favorites photos only videos only I have tried: USD (sell OR buy) filter:reply>=2 USD ...
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How can I delete twitter DMs from all my devices?

Is there any way I can delete my twitter direct messages from all my devices? I tried deleting them from the web, but I can still see them on my phone. I also tried several web services but nothing ...
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Keep track of people I unfollow on Twitter?

I'm looking for a tool that allows me to keep track of people I unfollow on Twitter. I regularly look for Twitter users that might be interested in my Twitter accounts (I use specific keywords to ...
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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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How to search someone else’s old tweets?

I have been trying to search few users’ old tweets, old tweets as 6K back but after trying all websites, I can just track 3200 tweets not more. Anyone who can help me how to find them?
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How can I backup all of my tweets?

Is there a way to download a backup of all of my own tweets, in case Twitter ever goes down for good?
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How can I have my Twitter card expanded by default?

This tweet is expanded by default in this timeline. My tweet here is not expanded by default in my timeline. (The Twitter card validator does not show any errors for my tweet.) How can I have my ...
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How can I quickly populate a twitter list with selections from my main follow list?

I'm trying to populate a new twitter list based on people who I follow and actually know in real life, which is a subset of the 700 that I follow overall. Having created the list, I'm finding it ...
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Free collaborative tweeting

I would like to let my friends tweet using my Twitter handle but I want to be able to moderate their tweets before they go out. Is there any way to do this?
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See other Twitter users’ timelines

Is the "See Other Users’ Timelines" feature still available in the "new Twitter"? In the Mashable write up, "Twitter Lets You See Other Users' Timelines", they show this Twitter feature where you can ...
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How can I reactivate my Twitter account?

I deactivated my Twitter account around 20 days back, and I want to reactivate the same account, but I can't. Twitter asks me to recheck my password and username but it's perfectly correct. I tried ...
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Twitter localization: Single tweet with both an English version and a Japanese version

My product's Twitter followers come from various countries. Some want to read tweets in Japanese, others prefer English, etc. I usually post a tweet in Japanese immediately followed by its ...
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How do I search within someone's tweets?

I remember Jeff Atwood (@codinghorror) had posted a tweet about a new website, but I can't seem to find the link. Is there any way I can search within someone's tweets to find that link?
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How to Log off twitter on all devices [duplicate]

I logged on to my twitter on my dad's computer once and forgot to log off, he now constantly checks my twitter to see if there is any activity because he does not know I have an iPod. And he knows ...
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Does the Twitter-API support the ability to search your own home timeline?

A few months ago, Erik Michaels-Ober asked for: Search APIs that can be scoped to a particular user's timeline. For example, I frequently want to search only the Tweets that appeared within my ...
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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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Re-activating a deactivated Twitter account

Is it possible to reactivate a Twitter account that has been deactivated or deleted? I just deactived my little sister's account but would like to someday re-activate it using the same email address ...
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How to post long URL in Twitpic? URL does not get shortened in input field, so too many characters

I want to tweet an image accompanied with a caption that includes a long URL (93 characters). Unfortunately, the URL does not get shortened, so there are not enough characters left to write a ...
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Can someone (employee/freelancer) steal a Twitter account if you give them the password?

How do you handle hiring someone to make tweets for your company but also keep the account secure?
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What's the process for taking over a twitter handle from someone who has agreed to give it to you?

NOTE: this is not a question about how to make someone give you a name you own or to kick someone off a name they're not using. If you already have a twitter account, and you convince someone else ...
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How to add a Twitter account, not mine, to a Facebook account

I have an Admin account on a village Facebook account. Someone has created a Twitter account also for the village. They have suggested that the Twitter posts can be seen on our Facebook page. Is this ...
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Pull Twitter Posts into Google Spreadsheets

I would like to set-up a Google Spreadsheet that automatically pulls Twitter search results into the cells. For instance, I'd like to search for "pizza" near "baltimore" and then have any pizza ...
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Are Twitter replies from protected accounts visible to those not following?

I have a protected Twitter account. If I reply to a tweet from somebody I'm following, and they're not following me, will they see the reply?
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Accidentally favourited a tweet

I'm a Twitter private user. I accidentally favourited a guy’s tweet. I immediately un-favourited and then I blocked the guy. I know he will still receive the email. My question is: the email will ...
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My Tweets are not being received by the person concerned

When I specifically tweet to a person B or tweet a pic mentioning the person's Twitter id (@id) the person B is not receiving my tweets in his home page unless the person follows me. When I ...
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How do you send a tweet?

My granddaughter set me up with a Twitter account. I know how to read tweets from people I follow. I do not know how to reply to people I dont follow but would like to comment on a # comment. I ...
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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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How to see how many Twitter followers someone else has gained or lost over time?

I'd like to see if certain Twitter users are growing their followings or losing followers. Is there any application out there that can give me access to this information, preferably in graph form? ...
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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 ...