Questions tagged [twitter]

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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How can I get the followers of my twitter account in chronological order?

Twitter's default order of returning followers/followings of a user is on the reverse chronological order when trying to browse through their web interface. Is there any way I can list them in the ...
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How to export and import my block list in the 2019 “New Twitter” UI?

Twitter recently rolled out a redesign of their desktop website interface, and the ability to export and import my block list seems to have been removed. Exporting/importing my block list was useful ...
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Force the *legacy* (old mobile) version of Twitter?

Twitter.com currently has more than one version. There's a new unified desktop/mobile version, and more than one "older" version for "unsupported" browsers. If I disable Javascript for twitter.com, ...
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How can I reply to a tweet and show that to my followers?

How should I comment on someone else's tweet to make my comment visible to the original tweeter and other users looking at the original tweet replies and my own followers? I've noticed that if I "...
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Is it possible to get SMS texts for tweets from a specific user that match certain words?

I know that you can send an SMS text from Twitter for all tweets that you get from a specific user. But is it possible to only send texts when a tweet is from a specific user and that also match ...
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How do I turn off Notifications that someone “Liked” my comment or reply on Twitter with the new format?

These are the Notifications options on Twitter now, no option to turn off Likes?
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Getting my Google Contacts contacts into Twitter to find which have Twitter accounts

Now that the "Find Friends" feature seems gone from Twitter, how can I get my Google Contacts contacts into Twitter to find which have Twitter accounts? The nearest answer on Twitter Help refers to a ...
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How does one ensure on posting that a tweet having a URL will not show a picture placeholder?

How does one ensure on posting that a tweet having a URL will not show a picture placeholder e.g. https://twitter.com/E8sparrow/status/1144613254150467586
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Some Twitter GIFs don’t work in PC browsers, do work in mobile browsers

I could really use some help figuring out this very weird issue I have with Twitter GIFs. Some Twitter animated GIFs (which Twitter converts to MP4s, but I’ll refer to them as GIFs for simplicity’s ...
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How do I tweet a thread of tweets at someone?

If I want to tweet something to someone on Twitter, but what I need to say will take up more than one tweet, how do I tweet it at the person in a way where the tweets will be nicely threaded when the ...
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How to block all followers except followed

I have a lot of followers due to spam. I want to block and unblock them all to make them unfollow me except ones I followed. how to do that? is there any script to do that?
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How to open a single tweet in a separate tab with a single click?

Currently if I want to open a tweet in a separate tab (usually so I can read the replies later), I have to: Click the tweet Go to the URL bar in my browser Copy the URL Open a new tab Paste URL and ...
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Twitter log-in issue no phone to receive sms

I no longer have access to the phone number I used for 2 step verification. I do not have a backup code either.
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Can I split the AdGroup budgets down to specific Ads in Twitter Ads?

If I am running a Twitter Ads campaign and have two ads under one AdGroup, is there any way of splitting the budget for the two ads in the AdGroup? Or does Twitter do this automatically. I know I can ...
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Filter “one of the following keywords” in Tweetdeck doesn't work

I created a Twitter list with some accounts. Now I wanted to filter "one of the following words mentioned" by one of those accounts which the list includes. I tried: "keyword" or "keyword or "keyword....
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Find Twitter account mostly retweeting and liking

There are multiple platforms that provide information like most mentioned, favourite tweet, most liked tweet, etc. Is there any way to identify a Twitter account who is retweeting or liking the most ...
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How to find all my Twitter accounts linked to an email address?

You can make multiple Twitter accounts with an email address by simply adding +word on your email address. So like, I have a few accounts, one is myname+business@gmail.com, myname+personal@gmail.com ...
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How to exclude replies from muted Twitter accounts in reply counts shown in TweetDeck?

On Twitter, I prefer to get rid of unpleasant replies by muting rather than blocking, as muted accounts don’t know they’re muted and also aren’t shown a “you are blocked” page to either complain or ...
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How To Add a Previously Posted Picture to a Brand New Tweet (Twitter)

If you wish to re-post a picture on Facebook you just write a post and attach an image from your photos gallery. On Twitter there doesn't seem to be any way of doing this? Is it not possible to do a ...
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Help loading all /followers on Twitter

I need a script or app to scroll all the way to the bottom of a verified account's /followers page on Twitter. There are millions of followers which makes automation a necessity. What are the options ...
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Querying for random users via tweepy and the Twitter API

I am looking to do research by using tweepy to randomly sample Twitter users. For users who joined pre-2013, their id's are 32bit ints. If I simply randomly draw numbers, about 1/10 guesses returns ...
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Changed Twitter username. Still showing in Twitter searches

If my Twitter handle were @johnsmith, and I were to change it to @johndoe, I'd expect that searches in the Twitter search input for the old username would now show no connection to the new name. On ...
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Twitter's export analytics data delivers an empty CSV

I'm trying to export my Twitter data to see my engagement rate at certain times of the day. This exports as a CSV. I opened this file with Google Sheets, and it only showed column headers with no ...
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Is it possible to have Twitter alert me when someone tweets?

I have twitter installed on my iPhone and wanted to know if it was possible to have my phone alert me when a particular user tweets?
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Why am I being followed by a political opponent in Twitter? [closed]

Why would an influential political figure follow me in Twitter, when I'm a nobody, and all I've done to date is opposed his party's philosophy? He follows some 100k people, with a similar number of ...
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How do people decide what hashtags to use in Twitter?

Without using paid-for 3rd party tools, I don't see how to insert a hashtag without just guessing! Searching about how to use hashtags just produces shallow, ambiguous pages that are just cheap ...
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Making a community out of people you're following and followers in Twitter?

I just read an article that explains why I've had one like out of 320 tweets. Engagement rate is extremely low. However, I do have 21 followers! I love the way Twitter helps you find like-minded ...
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View Tweets from a specific country?

I'd like to know who's talking about what within my country at this minute, real time - to get an idea of what topics, so I can join in. How can I do that?
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I frequently tweet on 2 topics. How can I not annoy followers only interested in one?

I am an activist/keyboard warrior. I tweet about two somewhat related topics - certainly related to each other for me, but not necessarily to my followers. So I don't want to create two accounts for ...
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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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Creating a twitter search link that references the user that clicked on said link

I was wondering if its possible to make a link of the formhttps://twitter.com/search?q=itunes.apple%20from%3A&src=typd where the search is performed on the whoever is logged in when it is clicked. ...
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I participate a vote in twitter but can't find the original tweet, how can I see it?

I took a vote in a tweet replied to Trump's tweet. And I'd like to see how's the vote going (new stats), I noticed that it's not directly under Trump's tweet already. So is there any way I can find ...
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Why is Twitter showing me old Tweets much more often past few days and what can I do with it?

For the last week or so, I am noticing, that about half of my Timeline is older than a day. Very often it is more than two or even more too. I am sure, that this didn't happen before. However, I ...
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How to search within a Twitter user's likes

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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How to view my sent tweets? [duplicate]

Why can't I see my tweets? My profile says I sent 46 (and I did), but when I click on Tweets, I cannot see them and Twitter says: Send your first Tweet! Why is that? (one of my tweets is from ...
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Why is my Twitter Page in Arabic?

My Twitter page shows up on Google searches in a language I assume is Arabic, and Arabic is the default language when I log in. I have tried to change it back to English in settings, but it changes ...
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If A blocks B on Twitter (preventing B from seeing A's tweets), can B block A so that A can't see B's tweets?

If A blocks B on Twitter (preventing B from seeing A's tweets), can B block A so that A can't see B's tweets? Where is the option to block somebody after they have blocked you?
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Twitter bookmarklet is unavailable [closed]

Due to Buffer.com browser extension not allowing you to unshorten links when sharing on Twitter (they use their own shortener buff.ly unless you purchase a paid plan: https://faq.buffer.com/article/...
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How to recover a Twitter account from an old colleague?

In 2013 I had a Volunteer created a Twitter account for my soccer club and now he no longer works for the club. I have tried to reach out but no answer. How can I now get access to my Twitter ...
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How to remove conversation from other account

My friends and I have group chat I accidentally add someone and the admin remove but he still can read all the conversations in the group chat. How can we delete conversation from his acc?
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Verification code without the old telephone number [duplicate]

I'm trying to reset my password but I can't get my verification code as I lost my telephone some time ago and I can't remember the old number. How can I submit my new password?
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Unverified Twitter accounts in Google Knowledge Graph panels?

It appears that Google is showing unverified Twitter profiles in their Google Knowledge Graph panels in Google Search. As an example search Gabe Newell, which shows an unverified Twitter account on ...
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How to disable Twitter Analytics?

Is there a way to turn off Analytics for a Twitter account again, once enabled? Twitter Help pages didn't provide any answer.
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Twitter file size limit for audio & video

We can upload audio & video directly to Twitter. Can someone help me know what the file size limitation is for each?
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How to stop other people's likes from showing in my twitter timeline?

I would like to keep my likes private (without changing my account to private). Meaning when I like a tweet, I don't want other people to see that. I also don't want other people's likes showing in my ...
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I can't reply to my own thread on Twitter

I can't figure out why I can't reply to my own thread on Twitter. The message box is not visible. It's weird because it's my own tweet I want to reply to, for the heck of me I can't see why I can't do ...
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Search tweets and filter by maximum number of replies

I'm searching popular recent tweets with some keywords and I want to filter out the noisy ones (those with a lot of drama). Matching tweets with a lot of replies or by verified users tend to be ...
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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 'AND' and 'OR' can be combined in advanced twitter search operators?

I want to find tweets including one of these three possibility in search results: "AAAA" and "BBBB" or "AAAA" and "CCCC" or "AAAA" and "BBBB" and "CCCC" I mean that AAAA should be in tweets ...
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Twitter: list of people I am following that do not follow me back!

I know there are a lot of unfollow tools out there, but what I need is a way to sort out a list of the people I am following that do not follow me back. I then want to add those in a private list, so ...