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 use Google instead of Bing Translation on Twitter

How can I set Google Translate instead of Bing Translation on Twitter? I would like to use the more mature Google Translate instead of Bing, so is there a way to configure this?
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Why is it not possible to tweet the following phrase?

Why can I not tweet M as in Mancy I've tried on mobile and desktop, is there something wrong with that specific phrase? I know you can include that phrase in other tweets and it will work, but ...
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Reliable and secure method for tweeting by mail?

I know it is a weird way of tweeting but I want to tweet by e-mail. There are some web applications doing this, but I am looking for a credible and secure method of doing this.
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How do I revoke access to twitter logged in from another site?

When using Twitter to log in a site it wants to give that site certain abilities. How that be taken back if it's regretted? I've already unfollowed some people that I didn't follow myself (maybe I'm ...
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How to know when a user unfollows on Twitter

Twitter sends an email notification mentioning so-and-so-person [with their tweets, followers, etc info] is following me, the moment someone follows me. But Twitter does not send any email after ...
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Twitter URL sharer: what does the 'Recommend @' field do? [closed]

I would like to know what the 'Recommend @' field does on the Twitter URL sharer at https://about.twitter.com/resources/buttons#tweet. The information appears in one of the HTML data tags, but then ...
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How to get email / SMS notifications for tweets for a specific user that match certain words?

I know that Twitter already allow mobile notifications for new tweets from a specific user, but how can I go further and only get SMS (or email) notifications for new tweets from a specific that also ...
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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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What happens when I block someone on Twitter?

What happens when I block someone on Twitter? Do they get notified about the block? Won't they see me in future searches? What's the deal?
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How do I stay anonymous on Twitter?

A few questions here.. I want to start following people on Twitter but I want to make sure no one can Google my name or find my OWN Twitter info. In other words I want to make sure my account remains ...
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Why can't I access my widget settings in Twitter when it works for everyone else?

For the last couple of weeks I've been unable to access my widget settings for my Twitter account. When clicking Widgets on the Settings page, I get this error: My widgets are still working, but I ...
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Does twitter not show some replies?

I made this tweet in response to someone else's tweet, but when I view his tweet directly (that is, going to the URL of that specific tweet), mine isn't visible, even when scroll to the bottom. ...
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Why is Twitter's “Discover” using someone I've unfollowed?

I've recently unfollowed someone on Twitter, but she's still on a private list that I have. However, Twitter is still using her when suggesting tweets in the "Discover" tab. Do I need to remove her ...
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How to Find Out the Exact Time of a Tweet on Twitter [duplicate]

When viewing a tweet on Twitter, it only allows you to see the hour and the min (9:26AM). Is there a way to find out the exact timestamp of that tweet, in milliseconds? Any help is appreciated. ...
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How to show follow Twitter account after someone shares the article

I have implemented Twitter card with mentioning my username @username, hashtag and all other information. I want to know how can I show my Twitter profile follow button after someone shares my ...
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How do I create a list of all of my “following” on Twitter?

I would like to monitor my Twitter account with Feedly.com. I understand I need to create a list of the people I am following in Twitter and then use a widget of the list and then create an RSS feed. ...
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How can I make my text box explode with horrible characters?

Most of us just type normal text into our Stackexchange or Twitter posts. But some people are able to make their text explode from the page in horrific forms. Eg, famously, this Stackoverflow posting ...
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Tweets with Dropbox links do not appear in hashtag search

I would like to tweet something with #example, link and Dropbox shared file link. When I do that, I can see my tweet in my Twitter home page, but if I click on #example I can't find my tweet on that ...
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First tweet of a user

I'd like to see the first tweet of a Twitter user. Is this possible without clicking "more" a hundred times?
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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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Default to All and hide retweets on Twitter search results

How can I default the sort of Twitter search results to show "All" instead of "Top" and have it exclude retweets? On Twitter I don't follow anyone or post anything, I just use it to search to get ...
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Download direct messages from Twitter

Is there a way I can copy/paste or download old DM's from my iPhone 6? I can not see DM's as far back as I need on my computer.
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If my Twitter account is private and I'm blocking a user, if I reply to that person's tweet, will they see it?

I have my account set as private and a certain person blocked. However, her account is not private and it was brought to my attention she was speaking badly about me. Under that specific negative ...
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How do I include an image when posting via Twitterfeed?

I'm using Twitterfeed to post my latest blog updates in my Twitter through RSS. However, there is no picture uploaded in the tweet. Is there any way I can auto update my tweet with picture when I ...
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Can I add my own link to an image on Twitter?

I can post links on Twitter. And I can post pictures on Twitter. Can I post a picture on Twitter and control where it links to? I want to post a picture and have it link back to my web site.
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Save or collect tweets in which I clicked a link

I am using Twitter mostly to discover content on the web, so every time I use it I tend to clink on lots of links. I then read through the websites and some I save for myself, some I put on the blog, ...
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How do I escape URLs in Twitter?

I want to post a bit of script to Twitter which includes a URL. However, Twitter automatically sends URLs through its shortening service, with the (usually right, but in this case wrong) assumption ...
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Offical Twitter iPhone App & Bit.Ly Pro [closed]

I have a bit.ly pro account with my own custom short domain setup. Can anyone tell me how I can use my custom short domain as my custom URL shortner for the the Official Twitter App for iPhone? I ...
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Any way to get Twitter notifications for local accidents on my smartphone?

Well, title does say it all, but I'll give a background to whom might interest. This one day I was going the subway and a whole line stopped because of some literally freak accident. Everyone in ...
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How can I block all x-rated Twitter-profiles from following me?

I get lots of followers for some reason who are women with really sleazy profiles and I am getting sick of having to see it and block them. Is there a way I can just set my profile to totally block ...
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Specific word in twitter account

I'm looking for a notification function in twitter as the following: When someone I FOLLOW tweets and his tweet has a specific word, I want to receive an email about that tweet. For example, I'm ...
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How can I automatically (native) re-tweet everything another Twitter account tweets? [closed]

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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Twitter error message “There was an error updating the list”

What does the error message "There was an error updating the list" mean? I got it while trying to add someone to a new, private, list using twitter's web site with Safari. Speculation includes: Too ...
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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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Can't access Twitter using MobileTor on iPhone [closed]

Twitter is blocked in my country so I need something like Tor to pass the filtering. I have installed mobileTor (the version of Tor compatible with iOS) for this purpose, but the Twitter app tells me ...
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Does Twitter have any short name like Facebook's fb.com?

Does Twitter have any short name like Facebook's fb.com? It would be easier to advertise Twitter accounts like Facebook pages.
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Is it possible to automatically schedule old Tumblr posts to appear on Twitter?

I've got a large Tumblr archive and would like to tweet one post every few days to Twitter. Is there any way of doing this automatically?
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Is there a way to filter out retweets?

Too many people are retweeting to the point that I get sick of reading the same stuff again and again. How can I filter out retweets?
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Display multiple Trending Topics at the same time

I want to display multiple Twitter trending topics at the same time. For example, I want to view Worldwide, Turkey and United States side by side in real time. Apparently, this is not possible on ...
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Twitter in Google Calendar

I used Twistory until the calendar stopped receiving updates, so I am looking for the correct way to import my tweets into Google Calendar once again. I tried Yahoo Pipes but it gives me the wrong ...
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Where is the search field on twitter.com?

I'm not a user of Twitter, and I have no intention to create an account there. There is no search box on Twitter’s landing page. What path should I follow to get to a page where I can search amongst ...
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Search someones followers on twitter

I met someone at a concert but I didnt get their contact info. All I really know if their first name and I am definitely sure they are following a band on twitter. Is there anyway to get a list of ...
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Can I stop someone from seeing a follow notification on Twitter?

I accidentally followed someone I didn't mean to follow, then immediately unfollowed. I was wondering if there's any way of stopping them from seeing that I followed them for a second.
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Tweet is not showing up in list of sent tweets

I sent a tweet but it does not show up in my sent list. I can see all my older tweets. Where could it have gone?
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When you favourite a tweet that's been retweeted by someone you follow, will he get a notification?

Person X tweets a post—I don’t follow X; Person Y retweets X's tweet—I follow Y; I favourite the tweet that Y retweeted. Will Y get a notification? I know it does give notification if I retweet a ...
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How does Twitter's addition of photos to profile work when retweeting

Sometimes when I retweet a post with a photo (the ones that are shown in the feed), the photo is added to my photos and videos on the profile and sometimes it doesn't. How does it work?
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Any way to link to a time slice of Twitter posts?

I am interested in linking to a sequence of tweets by a single user - starting and ending with specific tweets. Basically, due to the constraints, people often tweet a series of short posts that are ...
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Search for tweets with a phrase but excluding that phrase if it's within a URL

I'm trying to search for tweets that talk about NPR, but because Twitter searches the full text of URLs, my results include every tweet that links to NPR.org (a lot!). How can I search for tweets that ...
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How do I set a wide Twitter cover photo?

How do I configure a wide Twitter cover photo like the top image on this profile: https://twitter.com/Taupoweddings I don't see it in my Twitter settings anywhere.
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How can I search for my list of Twitter mutes?

Muting people is sometimes useful to avoid the flood of tweets / mentions in a discussion you're no longer interested in. Sometimes it's only temporary, so... How can I view a list of all the people ...