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

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Keyboard navigation support on Twitter

Does Twitter have support for keyboard navigation? I've managed to guess j and k for going up and down tweets, but I don't know any others. Are there keys for actions like refreshing tweets (not F5), ...
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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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Is there a barebones application for posting to Twitter and Facebook without seeing your update stream?

I am looking for a Web Application where I can post to Twitter and Facebook, but not see the updates from the people I follow. The stream is very distracting, sometimes I need to go make some ...
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Recover deleted Direct Messages

Is there a way to retrieve direct messages that I've deleted from my Twitter account? I have tried downloading my Twitter archive, but I'm having difficulty discerning whether the deleted messages ...
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Why Twitter's favicon goes randomly black?

I noticed that for the last couple of days the Twitter's favicon goes randomly black (and I'm not the only one). Is there any reason?
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Some images show automatically on the Twitter timeline, others do not

I've noticed that sometimes pictures from people I follow display in the timeline, and other times they don't and need to be "expanded". How does the algorithm work to pick out which images to show ...
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Verification by SMS in country with long code? (Germany)

I enabled two factor authentication with a German number. And since then I'm locked out of my account: verification SMS never arrive After setting up two factor authentication, I made a quick test, ...
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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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Is there a service that shows you the favorite tweets of the people you follow? [closed]

I'm looking for something like Stellar but already populated with the people I'm following.
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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 Background Image

I want to upload a custom background for my twitter profile, but when ever I select a new image from my computer and click save it just says waiting for twitter shows a blank page ...
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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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Organizing and filtering Twitter data

I follow a lot of people on Twitter, normally I use the web interface. I used to follow a lot more, but a few months ago, I organized my follows into lists. I ran into two problems, I ran out of ...
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View Twitter feed without seeing @ replies?

There were a number of sites out there that did this via Yahoo Pipes - such as noReplies Now that it appears that Yahoo Pipes is banned from accessing Twitter data, are there any other options? I'd ...
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find tweets about me

On a public website with twitter integration, I've uploaded a video. The users have re-tweeted my video and I'll like to know what is their comment about. I've searched on Twitter.com using the ...
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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 there anything I can do to make tweets not appear “automated”?

I have a private, protected twitter feed which I use to test images before they are tweeted to a corporate Twitter account, to make sure they will appear as intended (for example, checking that ...
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How can I view all (most recent) tweets directed at a particular user?

There is a writer who recently wrote an article for Slate. People are responding to him on Twitter. But I don't know how to see all their tweets. The Twitter user is: ...
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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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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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My reply to a tweet doesn't appear below the original tweet when it's expanded

I reply to somebody's tweets, (clicking the reply link below the original tweet), then when this tweet is expanded I see replies from other people who posted before and after me but not mine. My ...
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How can I search within someone's Twitter followers?

I'm trying to find all users that describe themselves as a "professor" within their Twitter profiles, but only if they follow certain accounts. I've looked at Tweet Reports but I believe this tool ...
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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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Search for “google+” on Twitter without regular “google” in results

How do you search for "google+" on Twitter without results also showing the form without the plus sign (+)? I want to search for the literal google+ on Twitter. Unfortunately, the plus gets encoded ...
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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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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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How can I get ifttt to do automatic retweets that are formatted correctly?

I am trying to set up a recipe in ifttt.com to retweet everything from account samplesourceuser to account sampletargetuser (I have control over both accounts, names have been redacted of course). The ...
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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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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 to tag Twitter friends in Instagram?

I've recently begun using Instagram as my primary photo app, but I've been having trouble tagging Twitter friends when I hit "Share Photo" > "Twitter" from within the app. By default, Instagram ...
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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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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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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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Searching Twitter in the distant past

Is there anyway to search Twitter into the distant past. I'd like to know any occurrence of a term that was ever tweeted. It seems on http://search.twitter.com I can only search like one week at a ...
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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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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 ...