I've got a tweet out in the wild that had thousands of retweets in a short amount of time. I want to know how to search through the tweet's retweets to find the ones made by verified accounts. Is there a way to do this?


You can do this on the Twitter web client by typing the following search query in the search field:

@{yourUsername} -from:{yourUsername} filter:nativeretweets filter:verified

On the search results, be sure to click the "Latest" tab. What you'll get is a scrollable chronological list of all the verified accounts who have retweeted you. Scroll down the list to get retweets older than one week.

NOTE: the filter:nativeretweets search operator picks up only native retweets, that means you won't see retweets with quotes and you won't see retweets made with an API client. you can use the filter:retweets filter instead however the results there are "dirty" as it catches also tweet which have your @username + the word RT in them.


There is, but you will have to use TweetDeck (or some analogous Twitter service). These instructions are for TweetDeck.

  1. Create a column of your Notifications.
  2. Under the Notification Types menu, only check the box for including Retweets.
  3. Under the Users menu, click the dropdown for By and choose verified user.
  • This filter works, but it only seems to search back a few days. Any idea how to set a date range? Doesn't seem to be included in the filtering options. – kyoob Jun 9 '17 at 18:23
  • Not sure. You might also try creating a Search column with the following query: "from:<your twitter handle without @> filter:retweets filter:verified" See this page for more parameters: support.twitter.com/articles/20170322 – Peter Jun 9 '17 at 20:06

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