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

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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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Twitter lists do not show the latest Tweets [closed]

I've created some lists in Twitter, and added a few "feeds". But when I click on a list there are really old tweets, or only Tweets from the half of the people who I'm following. Sometimes there ...
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How do I publicly Tweet a reply to another person?

It's best described by an example: Twitter @A tweets: "I am a rabbit" Twitter @B replies: "@A how sad it is" The goal is to make the Tweet from @B to public so every follower of @B would see even ...
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In Twitter, how can I search the hash tags related to a particular region?

In Twitter, how can I search the hash tags related to a particular region? Like #trends in New York.
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How do you delete a tweet in tweetdeck (web version)?

I want to delete a tweet in the web version of tweetdeck. How can I delete a tweet? Where is the delete tweet icon or menu entry? I found many old howtos that do no longer apply.
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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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Incorporate results of a Twitter search into a list

Is there some way I can include the results of a Twitter keyword search into an existing Twitter list? I have a list that includes members who talk about a keyword extensively. I would like to extend ...
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Reply to tweets don't appear in the tweet box

When I reply to someone's tweet, my replies don't show up when I open the tweet, along with other users' replies. Why?
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Get all twitter messages for an account

Does anyone know of an external service or if this is possible on twitter? I would like to archive a list of all tweets for a specific account. Preferable as a PDF. Thanks!
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In TweetDeck, is it possible to disable retweets in a list?

I've set up a Twitter List and when viewing the list directly on twitter.com, list member retweets are not shown. This is my expectation for a list. However, when using Tweetdeck (either ...
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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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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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Discovering indirect shared followers

On twitter, given a list of followers, is there a way to see indirect shared followers and group them based on the number of followers that follow said twitter user. For example, My Followers: Abe, ...
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Complete list of actions on Twitter

How do I find a complete list of possible actions on Twitter? Here are examples of what I mean, though to be clear, I'm not asking for a list, but how to compile the list: (unsure if the following ...
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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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Retrieve old hashtagged tweets on Twitter from various users

I need to retrieve an archive or a list of tweets up to a year old, that were posted by various users, and included specific hashtags. A long search on Google created the notion this is impossible ...
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How can I build a “top 100 list” of influential Twitter users in various categories?

Can someone please tell me how I could get a list of the top 100 tweets for a selected category, something like this http://www.easyweddingsearch.com/m/top100tweeters.php
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Find tweets by app

I need to find all tweets made by a defined app. I discovered the "source" search operator that allows to do that. For example, here is the URL of the search to find all tweets made with Tweetbot ...
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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 an easy way to find out a tweet I re-tweeted?

I vaguely remember there was a "retweets" link somewhere in an older version of the interface, but it's gone now (?). Is there a simple way to find a tweet I've re-tweeted (that I found when it was ...
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Can a person still see your profile if you were blocked on Twitter?

I was blocked by a person because we had a fight. A few weeks after, I didn't notice that he was still one of my followers. My profile is on private but can he still see my profile even if I were ...
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How can I find tweets that I've favorited that were written by a particular user?

I have favorited (stared) over 5,000 tweets. I'd like to be able to view only the tweets that I've favorited that were written by a particular user. Is there any way to do this?
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Is there a way to track gross number of Twitter followers gained?

I'm searching for a tool that will track the gross number of Twitter followers gained. Most tools I find will track the net amount, for example, if I were to gain 9 followers in a day, but lose 15, it ...
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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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Follow or Mention Twitter button to allow feedback?

I have just created a Twitter account to let people provide feedback from a webpage offering a small service. I am no expert at Twitter. I see that several buttons are available. I want to add such a ...
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Make Twitter recognize the <enter> key to post tweets?

Is it possible to make the enter key submit a tweet automatically on Twitter? If so, how?
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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 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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Tweeting to someone on NCIS without letting other people know my real name

How would I let people from the TV series NCIS know that I enjoy the program, but at the same time not let on to other people on Twitter know who I am or what my real name is? I want to be able to ...
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Twitter friends' timeline as a feed?

Is it possible to get my twitter timeline (i.e. the tweets posted by my friends) as an RSS or atom feed? I've heard that you could've used https://twitter.com/statuses/friends_timeline.rss in the ...
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How do I get newlines in a tweet?

Is there a reliable way to make newlines appear in a tweet? The twitter website accepts them in the "Compose new tweet" box, but they don't show up in the stream. The server receives them and stores ...
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Twitter not posting to Facebook page

I'm trying to hook up a Twitter account with a newly created Facebook business page. Inside my Twitter settings, I have set everything up accordingly, but it is not working. Tweets are simply not ...
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Feed or alert of a specific Twitter keyword from specific Twitter account?

How do I receive an alert or create a feed for when a specific Twitter account tweets a specific keyword(s)? For example, the author of a software application I use apparently does not have any type ...
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Is there a Twitter topic aggregator that goes beyond trends?

I'm looking for a Twitter service that does not just detect keywords (like the trending topics do), but instead deliver stories that are ranked by their popularity over a period of time. Example: If ...
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Twitter randomly fails to load in Chrome [closed]

I've been noticing over the last few weeks that when I try to load Twitter through Chrome, it will randomly decide to hang on trying to load the page, showing nothing but a blank white page, like the ...
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Twitter's “Similar to” reveals my friends, despite protected account

I recently switched to a Twitter protected account, so that social engineers can't find my friends. PROBLEM: I just realized that anybody seeing my protected account's page can click the "Similar to ...
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Monitor keywords from my Twitter contacts

I know it is possible to subscribe to keywords searches by saving them within Twitter's app as a saved search. There doesn't seem to be a way to get notified by email of these searches nor scope the ...
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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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Twitter and Echofon spam

I'm using Echofon to keep up with the tweets of people I'm following. But at the moment I get a lot of spam tweets (from people I am NOT following), see this picture: They all contain the same ...
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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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Twitter at underscore (@_)

What does the twitter @_ mean/do? I was under the impression it might be a private message, but I don't know how to search for it to confirm!
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Is there an uncensored, usable Twitter clone?

Twitter are going to push more censorship by selectively removing tweets. Is there a usable alternative that is not censored, and will likely stay this way? The two major Twitter alternatives I know ...
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Is it possible to track new style RTs to an account I don't have access to?

If I have access to an account, I can use either twitter.com/#!/retweeted_of_mine or give retweetrank.com/retweeted.in/etc (read-only) access to see who has new style RT'ed the account. Is it ...
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Request IP logs from Twitter

According to the privacy section at Twitter, it seems that the IPs used for access are logged Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type, the referring domain, pages ...
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How do I take my tweets OFF private?

I don't know why but some of my tweets have a lock beside them and people can't retweet them. My accounts isn't on private and not all of my tweets have a lock icon. So how do I get rid of it?
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Why does the internet think I'm French?

Whenever I visit a new site, mostly social network or 'shop' sites, the page defaults to the French language, despite my IP being English. This also occurs when I'm on different computers, and when my ...
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My laptop cannot connect to twitter.com. Now what? [closed]

When I'm at the office, I can browser to twitter.com and log in. No problem. When I'm at my wife's computer at home, ditto. When, however, my laptop is at home (behind the same NAT-ural router), ...
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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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Is there a service that shows you the favorite tweets of the people you follow?

I'm looking for something like Stellar but already populated with the people I'm following.
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Is there a hack to force Twitter not to convert words like ASP.NET to links?

Currently, Twitter converts anything that has dot inside it into a link, e.g. ASP.NET becomes http://ASP.NET, Any.DO becomes http://Any.DO etc. I currently make a space if I want the word to stay the ...