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

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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 ...
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What's the keyboard shortcuts to open a list in Twitter?

In Twitter, I can use G+L to open my lists, and use J and K to move up/down the lists. But what is the keyboard shortcut to open the highlighted list? I tried to look up the help message by pressing ...
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How can I filter only “stories” from followed persons?

I am following several persons on Twitter, so my screen (sorry I don't know the Twitter nomenclature) is cluttered by things those people say, which discourages using Twitter at all. Today I received ...
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Find the total exposure of a tweet

Let's say I (100 followers) tweet X. Users A (500 followers), B (300 followers, including 100 that overlap with A) and C (1000 followers, of which 800 are unique) retweet it. Is there a service that ...
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How can I filter Twitter posts without links?

I was trying to search for Tweets via Twitter's search site: http://twitter.com/search Well if you use a keyword called filter:links in your search text box you get all posts which have links. Its ...
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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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Twitter hash timeline in RSS

I know to RSS a user feed, it's https://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/username.rss But what if instead I want to pull a hash?...what's the RSS URL?
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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 ...