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

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Tracking conversations in twitter

I am not a hardcore Twitter user but this sounds like a stupid question. In Twitter there seem to be no way to track where conversations start. I can only see that @replyto, leading me to the user ...
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How to Tweet by Proxy?

I was looking at the Home Depot Twitter Account ( http://twitter.com/homedepot ) and I noticed that its tweets are tagged as follows: about 2 hours ago via web by sarahsambuca How can I achieve ...
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Is detailed audit of Twitter account activity possible?

I maintain a mildly popular Twitter account that's mostly passive (schedules regular updates), hence barely follows anyone. Recently I've noticed strange activity: my account started following people ...
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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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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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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 read a users Tweets starting with the oldest?

I've just started to follow 'RealTimeWWII' but I'd like to read his Tweets to date starting with the first (he has ~850 so far so I think they should still be all there) I keep clicking 'More' but ...
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Limit Twitter Search to a particular list

I'd like to specify a Twitter list to search for a specified hash tag. Searching by a hash tag is easy: http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%23geocamsu will search all of Twitter for the #geocamsu ...
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Is there a list of the services compatible with New Twitter’s sidebar?

Services like yfrog, YouTube, and gist.github.com can be displayed in the right sidebar of New Twitter, if a user includes a link to them in a tweet. Is there a place where I can see a list of the ...
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Is it possible to get a RSS feed of a reddit with links to posts with X upvotes?

I created a subreddit that I am connecting to a twitter account via twitterfeed. Currently I have it pointed to this RSS feed. I would like to filter this RSS feed with posts that have X upvotes ...
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How can I determine the length of time an item is trending on Twitter?

Basically I am watching the worldwide trending list and I would like to know how can I figure out the length of time Inception has been trending ?
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Voice recognition app

Is there a voice recognition app that, allows me to interact with various web apps and modify certain actions and link them to command word?
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Does Twitter's URL parser break URLs that contain certain strings?

I've been told that Twitter sometimes breaks URLs that have specific strings in them. This is the reason that Stack Exchange's tweet bots automatically shorten URLs before they're Tweeted. But after ...
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How do I allow @replys to my tweets to show when tweet is expanded?

For all other twitter users, when I click on their tweet, if anyone has replied to that specific tweet, it shows up underneath in an expanded window. For some reason, none of the responses to my ...
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TweetDeck still displays blocked users in tag search column results, how to fix?

Using the TweetDeck web interface at https://web.tweetdeck.com/ I have a column that displays the search results for #vmware. I have @thepingdoctor blocked for mindlessly spamming ads in Twitter ...
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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 app that can show a column for users that are not in a list? [closed]

I've created a couple of lists that I use to filter my tweets and make it easier for me to read. The problem is that I still want to read my unfiltered "main" feed but minus all the tweets that I've ...
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View Twitter avatars in their original size by default

When I click on an avatar of a user on Twitter, it opens as a thumbnail picture. As far as I remember, they were opening as large pictures (in their original size) a week ago or so. I found a little ...
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On Twitter, can you see if someone you're following follows you?

Is it possible to click to a person who I am following on Twitter, and see if they are following me? I realize that I could go to 'Followers', and scroll through, but I'm looking for a quicker way to ...
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Using Twitter advanced search to find users that match certain criteria

Is it possible to use Twitter's advanced search function (or something else) to find people that tweet about a certain topic regularly, or that match a certain criteria? For example, I'm looking for ...
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Export Twitter data from Backupify

I signed up for Backupify and added Twitter to it. I now want to export all my status updates and, although the site says that it's possible to export the data, I can't find that functionality ...
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Master Twitter web service

Does there exist a master twitter web service whereby I can see every single tweet that occurs?
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Will a blocked Twitter user see if I favorite their tweet?

I blocked someone on Twitter, but then I favorited one of their tweets when I went through their page. Will they be able to see that I liked their tweet?
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How do I search within a Twitter list?

That is, I have created a Twitter list with some 100 members and would like to search for a particular word within all users of the list.
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Is it possible to force someone you follow to unfollow you on Twitter?

Is it possible to force someone to unfollow you on Twitter? Use-case: I want to follow my ex-girlfriend, but I don't want her to follow me. If I block her, I guess I can't see her tweets. Also, I ...
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Is there a way to report Twitter spam?

I just found some Twitter spam. How can i get rid of it?
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How to get and manage a second or multiple Twitter accounts?

What is the official Twitter policy or tools for managing multiple accounts? I need to tweet in two different languages, and I have decided that the best way to do that is with different accounts. ...
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Sending a message to someone's Twitter account without following them?

Is it possible to send a private message to another Twitter user without having first followed them? Or can I send a public message directed at an account without being a follower?
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Can I make a twitter account with the URL

Can I create a twitter account with a URL? I'm talking about something like this: http://twitter.com/signup?name=NAME&pass=PASS&username=USER Is it possible?
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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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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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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 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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Getting ALL the tweets ever tweeted by the world

It might look a bit crazy, but I'd like to do some stats on all tweets from the beginning. I heard a team of scientists got them by asking Twitter directly, but I wondered if it was possible to get ...
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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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How can I backup someone else's Twitter account or Facebook page?

How can I backup the tweets of an account that does not belong to me or the posts of a public Facebook page? All backup services I found on the web require authentication of the Twitter account ...
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Is there a difference between clicking “reply” and writing a new tweet with @somesone?

On Twitter web, when I click the reply button for a tweet, there's @someone inserted in front of the message automatically. Is there any difference compared to writing a new Tweet and entering ...
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Approve or decline Twitter follower requests without protected tweets

Is it possible to approve or decline Twitter follower requests if I don't check "protect my tweets" checkbox in my Twitter's setting? I currently have 233 follower requests, I just approved 2 people ...
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Is there a way to filter tweets?

There is a certain young singer who I do not like but who is very popular on twitter. Is there some way I can block tweets (aka make them invisible) so I don't have to look at his name anymore, and ...
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Update Twitter with Facebook status

What is the best way to update Twitter with my Facebook status? I've tried using the Facebook status RSS feed with Twitterfeed, but Facebook doesn't seem to have RSS feeds for your own status updates ...
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I want to receive the tweets of everyone I follow as emails. How do I configure that?

I suspect this might require a 3rd party application. There is no way that I would want SMS notifications to my phone (which is almost what I'm looking for). And if I could get emails just for ...
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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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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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Why do I see replies to users I'm not following in my timeline?

I follow a corporate account that uses that channel to reply to users of their products. Sometimes they reply to some user I am not following, and I see that tweet in my timeline, there is no space ...
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Forward tweets automatically to Google+ [duplicate]

is there a way to automatically forward tweets to Google+? This IFTTT recipe seemed to work for a while. Well in Germany it does not work :) I tried it by myself. It's not possible for me to receive ...
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How do I do a Redo after Undo (Ctrl+Z) in Twitter's tweet compose box?

Normally, Ctrl+Y would "undo the undo" and put me back where I was. But in Twitter's compose tweet dialog box, Ctrl+Y does nothing. This is on PC, Linux, Chromium browser.
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Twitter batch follow

I have a list of 10,000 people I want to follow on Twitter but I only have their email address. I DO NOT want to send an email to these people if they don't have a Twitter account. Is this possible ...
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Keyboard shortcuts to add images on the new new Twitter site

The new new Twitter site is awesome. I'm not sure if they were there before but you can now access a list of keyboard short cuts by simply pressing ? When I press N it brings up the new Tweet ...
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Twitter profiler?

My Twitter is way too busy. I want to know who I can unfollow to reduce the highest amount of messages. The messages are so spread apart it's hard to tell. There are also retweets. Is there an app ...