Twitter supports saving a specific search. However, it just seems to be the basic string search as opposed their advanced search on search.twitter.com. The advanced search allows you to select a language you would like the results in. How do I get the advanced search to be saved?

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You can simply add lang:en to the search query. e.g.

cats lang:en
  • The OP's question is about Twitter. Does this apply to a Twitter search as well?
    – Jacob Jan
    Dec 28, 2012 at 20:26
  • Absolutely! stackexchange is just an example search on Twitter. Dec 29, 2012 at 8:11
  • I can confirm that if you set up a search like this on the website, it works perfectly on phone clients like tweetbot
    – Knox
    May 29, 2014 at 17:23

Bookmark the avanced search page in your browser. Press Ctrl+D for bookmark.

So that you can directly use this bookmark for search results.

  • Good suggestion and very clear. Since the built-in searches are saved in Twitter, they show up in my twitter clients in my phone. But maybe I should just use the browser in my phone for this function. Thanks.
    – Knox
    Apr 21, 2011 at 10:13

You can use the following operators in a saved search;


But language doesn't appear to be among them, it also appears not to be listed in the 'New Twitter' advanced search page;


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