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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Retweets of retweets, and what happens when they are undone

I have a question about retweets on Twitter. Imagine Bob posts a tweet. Then Sue retweets the message. Finally, Sara retweets Sue's retweet. What happens to Sara's retweet if Sue "undoes" her retweet? ...
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How to stop Twitter from switching to mobile site

The last few times I have gone to Twitter it has automatically switched to the mobile site. How can I keep it on the standard site? Chromium 48.0.2564.82 (Developer Build) Ubuntu 15.10 (32-bit)
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How do I upload animated gifs from Twitter onto Facebook and have them animate?

Animated GIFS on Twitter are great for capturing a meme. Downloading them is tricky, but can be done by reading the HTML source or using an external tool. The problem I have is, whenever I upload an ...
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How to filter by keyword all the people somebody is following on Twitter

I'm interested in the people that a person is following. I could see every person of that list manually, but it is a huge list. I'd like to filter the people of that list according to a criteria like ...
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Twitter replies

I am having a recent problem on Twitter. I used to be able to see replies to a person's tweet by just clicking on the reply arrow. It would show all the replies that people have done to this tweet. ...
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How to contact someone from Twitter support

I tried to contact Twitter support but they sent me an automated generic reply. I need to contact a real person; do you know any mail address of somebody from the staff? Or somewhere where I can reach ...
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My tweets aren't showing in anyone's mentions/notifications

My tweets aren't showing in anyone's mentions/notifications! Last year it was on and off but it's getting annoying now, I can't tweet anyone to help because it doesn't show in their mentions!
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Filter Twitter DMs to view only unread

I would like to filter my Twitter DMs directly in the app/webapp or via 3rd party software to be able to see only unread DMs or responses. I sent a lot of messages myself and it is hard to track ...
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My tweets are not showing up in other people's mentions

My replies are not showing up in other people's mentions. I tried tweeting several friends, my other accounts but my tweets just won't appear in their mentions? They do appear on my own Twitter page. ...
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Is rewarding users for sharing using Facebook or Twitter breaking the TOS?

I read this paragraph from Facebook's change's to the platform policy: You must not incentivize people to use social plugins or to like a Page. This includes offering rewards, or gating apps or ...
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Limits on Twitter E-Mail Notifications

What limits does twitter use for E-Mail Notifications (e.g., new followers, DMs, etc.)? They seem to limit them. Some days I saw a stop of new mails after 50 messages on others it where like 113 in ...
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Twitter won't link to Facebook

I had previously linked my personal Twitter and Facebook accounts, then unlinked them. Now I am trying to link them again, and no matter what I do, I get the following message: "You're currently ...
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How to NOT create a link in a tweet

Whenever I type something resembling a URL (for example "asp.net") at twitter.com, it automatically converts it into a real link. Is there a way to 'escape' this conversion if I want it to remain ...
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Why can't I see my tweets on the recipient's timeline?

I just set up my Twitter account, and even after reading almost everything on their "Help" page, I am still confused about tweeting the people I'm following. Let me explain: I am following Richard ...
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What is Twitter's reason for making my tweets invisible to me on recipients timeline?

I'm keen to get into Twitter, but so far my tweets never appear anywhere. Only exception is if I type find:my_username in the search box. After reading up, I now understand my tweets only become ...
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How to get definitions of Twitter's hashtags

When I look at the current Twitter trends for the United States, I find tags like: #SEAvsMIN #SundayFunday #IShouldNotBeAllowed #MakeAShowChildish When investigating further, one can find out, ...
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Missing Tweets from timeline

Basically, when I check my twitter timeline in the morning (say about 9am), it shows all the tweets from all who I follow but skips tweets before that (say tweets posted before 7am). I'm pretty sure ...
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Why can't I set my time zone to UTC?

I prefer to set some of my web applications to UTC so as to make things less confusing when I travel. However, I've been having trouble setting my Twitter's time zone to UTC: I noticed when looking ...
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How to see when someone started following someone on Twitter

Someone that I'm following started following another person. They were already following a lot of people so I can't tell who the person they started following is. How can I see who they started ...
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Tweets don't show up in people's notifications tab

When I tweet someone (mention them e.g.. @username) my tweet does not show up in their mentions. However, it can be seen by them on their timeline. I have tweeted multiple friends to check that this ...
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Twitter trends without hashtags

When looking at Twitter's trends one can find trends with hashtags: #NationalHugDay #danielholtzclaw But also without it: Nats Patrick Kane Why are there trends without a hashtag? How are they ...
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Twitter confirm email will not work for me

I created an account for Twitter. I got a Confirm email dialog. I got the email and I confirmed. I have now been through the resend confirm email cycle more than 100 times, and I have reached out to ...
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Twitter and Facebook time difference by one hour for post before 13 Mar

This is simple enough question. I know daylight saving time but I am living in non-DST place and still confused. I have a few posts, posted before 13 Mar via TweetDeck which post to Twitter and ...
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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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Twitter app does use my address book? [migrated]

I would like to start using twitter on my smartphone but I do not want to share info with my contacts. Does Twitter app for android suggest to my contacts to link to my accounts?
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Is there an API that returns Twitter usernames?

I am looking to compile a list of URLs and associated Twitter usernames. Is there an API that you can provide a URL to and it would return a Twitter username? Clearbit has an API for sending a URL ...
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Is there a way to receive Twitter group notices in identi.ca?

I'm evaluating identi.ca, and it looks very attractive. One extra nice feature would be the ability to subscribe to a Twitter feed (what's the correct terminology), especially because Twitter is ...
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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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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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Shortcut for clearing a column on Tweetdeck

I like to keep the queue of my tweetdeck columns clear, so I can quickly see what's new. So I clear each column after I've read it off. But it always takes three clicks on each column to clear it (1. ...
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Why people don't receive my notifications in twitter?

For example, when I reply to someone they don't notice me. Same with when I quote someone's tweet. I get ignored because they don't receive them, how can I fix it?
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Is there a way to make tweets only visible for certain people

I just want to send fan mail to a person but I only want that person to see it. Of course, they are not following me.
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My directed tweets/likes/retweets do not result in a notification for the other person

Whenever I tweet at someone or like/retweet their tweet, it won't show up on their notifications. I've tried to fix this by deactivating and reactivating my account but it still doesn't work. Can ...
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List of “used” Twitter hashtags

Does a list of used hashtags exist? I mean: if I want to "create" a new meaning for a hashtag how can I search if anyone has used it before?
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Hashtag lists in Twitter?

I'd like to have lists of hashtags grouped by topic instead of accounts. Example: A computer list with hashtags #programming, #python, #emacs, etc., then a country list with hashtags #algeria, ...
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Mass-Listing Twitter Users

I am looking for a method to mass-list all Twitter Employees to a public list of my own. It sounds like it should be within their TOS here is what I got from their Policies: Spam: You may not use ...
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How to reply to a Twitter conversation via email?

Is there a solution that makes it possible to reply to a Twitter conversation using email? Ideally, I would like to directly respond to the email notifications as shown below:
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How to post Instagram photo to Twitter as a photo

Before Facebook acquired Instagram, you can view IG photos on Twitter as a native photo if you have them linked. Now, only the description and IG link of that photo will be tweeted. What do you do to ...
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Twitter: Easy way to unfollow users not also following me?

On Twitter, is there an easy way to unfollow users not also following me – or at least get a list of such users I'm following where there isn't reciprocation?
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How do I get my Twitter direct messages back?

I've downloaded all my old tweets, but I'm still not sure on how to get my old direct messages back. Can someone please tell me how to do that?
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Read Twitter feed history, take a break, return to same place, and keep reading

I took a two-month break from reading Twitter. I'd like to skim all the tweets (of the people I follow) I missed back to the last time I checked my feed. I'd break the skimming into three or four ...
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Why is a tweet of mine no longer showing on hashtag pages?

I tweeted a tweet and then checked the hashtag pages for it and saw it there. On the next day - it's only on one of them. And if I'm not logged in - it's not shown there either. Why?
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Is it possible to change a tweet's timestamp after tweeting?

Is it possible to change a tweet's timestamp (via web-UI or API) after you've created ("tweeted") a tweet? Is the timestamping out of the user's reach? I am looking for "one way web apps", Internet ...
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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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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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Download your Twitter followers' avatar pictures

I'm looking for a way to download all my followers' profile pics (48x48 px or bigger) in one run using either the Twitter API or some scripted scraping on twitter.com
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How do I create a twitter hashtag?

I've looked around the internet for a step by step guide on how to create, and define hash tags. Can someone guide me on how to figure it out?
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Limit Twitter Search to a particular list [duplicate]

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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Cannot follow anyone on Twitter (limit not achieved)

I created an account on Twitter, activated it using my phone, confirmed the E-mail address, and then in the settings I removed the phone number (I don't want it to be there). The account looks fine, ...
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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 ...