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Why does Twitter give different search results for the same keyword search (sorted by latest) when searching from 2 different accounts?

I type in a keyword and sort the stream for "latest". I performed that same search on 2 different Twitter accounts but get different search results of those real time tweets. Why? Is it a ...
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Can you mark only one of your tweets as containing sensitive content?

Can you manually mark only one of your tweets as containing sensitive content, but not all media on your account?
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Creating Twitter threads when replying

I'm trying to work out if there is a proper tool on Twitter that allows you to create Twitter "threads" when replying to someone else? I found out a way to do it when making your own thread ...
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Sharing Facebook links on Twitter: why no link preview or snippet generated?

I want to share a Facebook page, or in fact any Facebook URL, on Twitter. (I.e., I want to "Tweet a link to a Facebook page, etc.") Why is no "link preview" generated? Why is no "snippet" generated? ...
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Is it possible to archive all retweets of a given user?

I'm trying to archive all tweets (including replies), retweets and favorites of a given user. For archiving all tweets, this wonderful answer works. For archiving all favorites, scrolling down the ...
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How Can I Get Rid of the "This Person" Follows Tweets?

My Twitter feed gets filled with random tweets about "this or that person follows" and I get random tweets that I don't want. I'd rather have my feed filled with people I follow and not have to scroll ...
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How do I insert any Twitter user profile link while composing a tweet?

How do I insert any Twitter user profile link while composing a tweet? It's almost like mentioning someone, but it shows a Twitter user's avatar & name just like in this tweet: https://twitter....
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How to find a specific tweet in its context?

Via a direct link I found this tweet dated 14 Dec 2010. Now I wanted to see the tweets this user sent just before and after this specific message so I made an advanced search: https://twitter.com/...
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Media such as videos / GIF's do not run on Twitter in IE

Whenever I view a tweet on Twitter that contains a GIF or a video, I get the following "error": This does not happen when I view the same tweets when I use Google Chrome to access Twitter. Is there ...
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Search Twitter for string that ends with a hyphen

I'm trying to search Twitter and TweetDeck for tweets containing the string mw17-, but both web apps only show results without the hyphen (i.e. mw17). I've tried wrapping my query in quotes "mw17-" ...
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Tweets don't show up in search

I'm having a problem with my Twitter account. It was running smoothly since 2012 but I started to notice (for over a year now) that my tweets are not showing in the search results as well as the ...
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Prevent promoted tweets on Twitter

I get "Promoted" tweets all the time on my Twitter feed and the majority of the time, they are just a nuisance as I've specifically selected accounts to follow and I feel like they are infringing on ...
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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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Can a person whom you follow but who does not follow you reply back when your tweets are protected?

Can a person whom you follow but who does not follow you reply back (not only seen) when your tweets are protected? Suppose my tweets are protected and there is another tweeter user whom I follow but ...
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Twitter says I have XXX number of tweets and I don't have any...

I tried to delete all of my 300ish tweets and there are like 100ish left but Twitter says I don't have any tweets. How do I fix that?
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Twitter URL sharer: what does the 'Recommend @' field do? [closed]

I would like to know what the 'Recommend @' field does on the Twitter URL sharer at https://about.twitter.com/resources/buttons#tweet. The information appears in one of the HTML data tags, but then ...
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Twitter updates of the people I follow

Does Twitter operate on the principle that people with whom we interact (the most) only their updates are shown in our timeline? One of my fiends is tweeting but am not getting his/her tweets. ...
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Is it possible to display/retrieve the number of "original" tweets a user posted?

On Twitter, when viewing a user’s page, the number of tweets he or she posted so far is displayed: But it does not tell if those tweets were original tweets or just answers or retweets and how often ...
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How do I see who Retweeted my tweets - 2013 edition [duplicate]

Yes, this was answered in 2011, but the Twitter interface keeps changing, and changing, and changing. As of 1 July 2013, how do I see who retweeted my tweets on twitter.com?
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Sending a tweet to somebody I follow but he doesn't follow me

Suppose I follow person B who doesn't follow me. If I want to send to person B a tweet of person C from an unrelated conversation, how do I do it? I tried "reply @B" but it didn't show the link. I ...
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How can I find tweets that I've favorited that were written by a particular user?

I have favorited (stared) over 5,000 tweets. I'd like to be able to view only the tweets that I've favorited that were written by a particular user. Is there any way to do this?
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How do I take my tweets OFF private?

I don't know why but some of my tweets have a lock beside them and people can't retweet them. My accounts isn't on private and not all of my tweets have a lock icon. So how do I get rid of it?
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I suddenly can't see the tweets older than today

Last night everything was normal on Twitter. Today, when I logged on to Twitter, I could only see a few tweets and no more. I waited a few hours and retried only to realize that older tweets are not ...
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How do I send a tweet to someone specific?

As an example, on the Science Friday radio show and podcast, the host says every week "tweet your questions and comments to us." The same phrase is used on the show's website at http://www....
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Twitter retweets vs. replies

What's the difference between a retweet and reply? A retweet looks just like a reply with a quote of what was replied to. Is there anything else different.
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How to see all tweets to a particular user

I am following a certain person on twitter. I then started following another person who is also following him. I noticed that after I did this I could see the tweets that this person was making to ...
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Is it possible for some one in Afghanistan to get a tweet from a person in the USA as an SMS in their Afghan cell phone? How?

I need to be able to update people in Afghanistan with SMS messages to their cell phones. I thought the best way to do this was to get them all to sign-up for twitter and then subscribe to my tweets ...
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Can I modify the format of the text used to post to Twitter by Typepad?

I dislike the format that Typepad uses when posting to Twitter to alert my followers that I've created a new blog post. Is there a mechanism to change the format?
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