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In Twitter, is there an operator that allows you to search within a user's likes? Perhaps something like likes:username or list:username/likes etc.?

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Ok. I don't know if I'm misunderstanding the question, but what you need is very easy to do with TweetDeck.

  1. Enter https://tweetdeck.twitter.com/
  2. "Add Column" button
  3. "Likes" option
  4. You can select your own user or another one you want. Press "Add Column" button to confirm.
  5. Once you have added the column there are options to filter tweets, such as search terms among others. Remember that this column is already filtering only the Liked Tweets: enter image description here
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    Ah, this is very useful indeed; no misunderstanding there. I was hoping something simpler for basic Twitter search existed but I guess it doesn't, and this is simple enough. – Esoppant Jul 10 at 12:23
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Twitter's advanced search does not support such an option, but you can try some 3rd party like:

You can also use Twitter's API console tool by authenticating through Twitter in the browser and providing your handle and userid.

The last resort would be to use Twitter directly:

  • type the name of the user whose favourites you want to see into the top search box. If you want to view your own favourites, click the Favorites link on the right side of the screen and jump to the last step
  • click the user's name on the right side of the screen under People results
  • open the Favorites tab which will display all tweets the user has made a favourite
  • press CTRL + F and type in a keyword to search the favourites on that page (if a match is found, the favourite will be highlighted)
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  • Snapbird had a free option that worked perfectly for me. Thanks. – Jeff Terrell Ph.D. Sep 9 '19 at 1:05
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The proper way of doing it would require writing code. The "dirty" way of doing it is as follows:

  1. Install the Autoscroll extension on your Chrome browser
  2. Navigate to the users's Likes page: https://twitter.com/{username}/likes
  3. Click the Autoscroll extension button (⬇⬇) to automatically refresh all the likes effectuated by the desired user (may take some time depending on how many likes that user has)
  4. Use Chrome's built-in page search Ctrl+F to search within the likes
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    Unfortunately, this approach doesn't work for me. I have over 500 likes. I can scroll to the bottom to load them all into the page. If I am at the bottom and search for something in the top tweet, it can't find it. It only finds it when I'm pretty close to the top. Likewise, I can only find something towards the end of the page if I'm near there in my scroll position. I'm not sure whether this is a problem with Twitter or the browser, but the behavior was consistent in Chrome in Firefox. – Jeff Terrell Ph.D. Sep 9 '19 at 0:57
  • what you can do is to run the browser search <kbd>**Ctrl**</kbd>+<kbd>**F**</kbd> before you begin scrolling and leave it on. While Autoscroll will run, new search matches will appear and increase the count in the searchbox as you go along. – Elad Ratson Jun 5 at 15:14

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