Questions tagged [twitter-direct-message]

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How can you recover DMs you had with a profile that has been deleted on Twitter?

So, there's this friend of mine and we used to talk through direct messages on twitter sometimes, but a little while ago this person deleted their profile and the conversation doesn't show up on my ...
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Who sees Twitter messages starting with @?

When I do a tweet starting by @AnotherUser like this: @AnotherUser Hello I would like to tell you that ... will the tweet appear in the timeline of my followers? If so, it would be annoying because ...
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Delete all Twitter DMs at once [duplicate]

I have been looking around for a while now and it seems that all the ways to delete your direct messages on Twitter at once are outdated and do not work anymore. I was just wondering if anyone had ...
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Can a user DM another user if they were once blocked but now aren't?

user1 and user2 have a direct message conversation. user2 blocks user1. user1 blocks user2 and deletes the DM conversation. user1 unblocks user2 user2 unblocks user1 user2 follows user1 user1 ...
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How do I get my Twitter direct messages back? [duplicate]

I've downloaded all my old tweets, but I'm still not sure on how to get my old direct messages back. Can someone please tell me how to do that?
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Recover deleted Direct Messages

Is there a way to retrieve direct messages that I've deleted from my Twitter account? I have tried downloading my Twitter archive, but I'm having difficulty discerning whether the deleted messages ...
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Download direct messages from Twitter [duplicate]

Is there a way I can copy/paste or download old DM's from my iPhone 6? I can not see DM's as far back as I need on my computer.
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How to download Twitter Direct Messages [duplicate]

I am trying to figure out how to download old Twitter DM's from the past few months. I did a Contaxio sync but the CSV file does not seem to contain any DM's at all. I tried to build a Twitter app ...
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If someone follows you, can they reply to your DM?

In the old days, the person couldn't reply to your DM if you didn't follow them. I've heard this has changed to accommodate various companies to have a presence on social media. Is that the case at ...
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How to view and download old Twitter Direct Messages

I'm looking to view and archive all my old DMs in Twitter, since I would like to revive conversations that took place 1 year ago. Acording to Twitter they don't delete old messages, they simply ...
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Sending a message to someone's Twitter account without following them?

Is it possible to send a private message to another Twitter user without having first followed them? Or can I send a public message directed at an account without being a follower?
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How can I delete all my direct messages at once in Twitter?

How do I delete all my Twitter direct messages in one go without having to click the delete button for each message?
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Sending a direct or private message in Twitter

I've heard of direct messages in Twitter but I don't know if that's the same as using @username or is something else. What is the difference (in case they are different) and/or how could I send a ...