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X (formerly known as "Twitter") is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 280-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 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? The Twitter help article About direct messages, as of February 26, 2023 says the ...
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How do I undo blocks by anti-gamergate apps?

How do I unblock blocks made by anti-gamergate apps? I noticed that my twitter account had blocked Brian Cox because he was on a blacklist of an anti-gamergate app. Checking my Twitter Settings for ...
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How to open tweet-embedded YouTube in new tab directly?

I often see tweets that have embedded YouTube videos without an actual link to them in the text contents. Example: https://twitter.com/SCSsoftware/status/996772457125240832 My followees mostly ...
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Can a Twitter URL specify how many pages or entries to show?

Right now, the link https://twitter.com/itunescarddeals will show the first page of content, and when the user scrolls down, then Twitter will add more content to the end of the page. Is there a ...
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Exclude retweets when two feeds in one timeline

Looking for a solution to a twitter search query. I have two feeds (A and B) in a single timeline. I want to only exclude B's retweets of A to help reduce any duplication. Is this possible?
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How can I disable or change the language of Twitter Moments?

Is there any way to tell twitter to disable Twitter Moments, or change it to a non-English language? I've tried, under https://twitter.com/settings/account , to change my country to Japan, but I'm ...
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Disable enter to send on Twitter

From Twitter Support: Sending a Direct Message on https://twitter.com is fast and fluid. Press enter to send a message; shift + enter to start a new line. Is it possible to disable the enter to ...
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How do I add my Twitter feed to my own list?

I have a list I created and I want to add my account a member of the listed I created. I have tried looking for an answer online but can't find one.
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How can I find members of my email list on Twitter?

I run an email newsletter and I'd like to see which of the people on the list are on Twitter. I've tried this method of importing the contacts to a Gmail account, creating a Twitter account with that ...
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How to get around Twitter blocking text search within page ("find in page")

(for the Twitter website on a computer - not app or mobile) If you use your browser's search function ("find in page") to search for a word on a page on Twitter that you are looking at, it ...
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How do I disable broadcast notifications on Twitter?

Twitter recently started sending me purple broadcast notifications when users I follow start livestreaming. I find these to be annoying and would like to turn them off. How do I turn off broadcast ...
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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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How to make Twitter Analytics don't take me into account?

I'd like to see the number of my Twitter impressions during some time without taking me into account. Is it possible?
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Create a script to block all followers on Twitter (except those that you follow)

Early last year Clayton Lambert posted a script on his blog which allowed you to automatically block users following you that were using the default Twitter profile image 'egg'. var unList = []; ...
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Why can't I set my time zone to UTC?

I prefer to set some of my web applications to UTC so as to make things less confusing when I travel. However, I've been having trouble setting my Twitter's time zone to UTC: I noticed when looking ...
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Does Twitter's URL parser break URLs that contain certain strings?

I've been told that Twitter sometimes breaks URLs that have specific strings in them. This is the reason that Stack Exchange's tweet bots automatically shorten URLs before they're Tweeted. But after ...
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How do I diagnose (New)TweetDeck refusing to display specific updates in the Home column?

I'm trying to figure out why TweetDeck's Home column consistently fails to show me the updates of a single account I follow from one of mine. Various notes: Yes, I'm sure. The problem account is the ...
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Is there a way to search filtered media of both posts and retweets by people I follow?

In Twitter, you can search both filter:media and filter:media filter:nativeretweets separately with people you follow (pf=on) on. It will either give you media posted by people you follow, or it will ...
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IFTTT Auto Retweet User's Post with Filter

I would like to create an Applet via IFTTT that automatically retweets a specific users' post when it contains a phrase. I have so far connected the "Tweet by specific user" applet to "...
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Twitter reply not showing

I wrote a reply https://twitter.com/sxfjkl/status/1340050437131694083 to a message https://twitter.com/pamcakers/status/1340001830999384065 however when I try to view it along with the other replies ...
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How to find my tweets where a specific user retweeted it?

I want to know if a specific user ever retweeted any of my tweets. For example: from:@username includes:nativeretweets filter:nativeretweets The above command gets part of what I want, but I need the ...
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How to add phone number in Twitter when it's already in use for another account?

I'm trying to add my number to my Twitter account but I can't because it says it's used in another account but actually I bought this number recently and I didn't add it to any account, so maybe the ...
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An account I know I'm following is not appearing in the "following" page of my profile

I was checking whether or not I followed a particular Twitter account by checking my profile page: https://twitter.com/[account]/following as I couldn't remember what their account was actually ...
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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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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 do I see list of people who follow me AND another person?

I'm shocked that it's so hard to find the answer to this question: How can I see which people following me also follow [some other person]? Twitter uses this precise relationship to determine who ...
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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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How to add personal phone number to multiple Twitter accounts?

I have a personal twitter account, with my personal phone number attached to it. I want to create a twitter app (bot). I created a new twitter account for this bot then went here to register the app. ...
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Deactivate likes from people I follow in Twitter

I have a question about the likes in Twitter. In my home page I can see the tweets from everyone I follow, but sometimes a tweet from someone I do not follow appears, because someone liked it. Is ...
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Can I check when someone followed me on Twitter?

I recently came across a user who follows me on Twitter. I don't ever remember getting a notification when they started following me. I'm not even sure how long they've been following my profile. Is ...
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Tweet to usernames from a Google Sheet with Zapier

I have collected a list of Twitter usernames and automatically created a .csv (Google Sheet). I created a zap to take the usernames and create individual messages. However even if I insert the @symbol,...
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Finding a Twitter account's retweets of another specific Twitter account

I'm looking for a way to search instances of a Twitter user "retweeting" another, specific, Twitter user. Twitter has this advanced search: https://twitter.com/search-advanced?lang=en that has an "...
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View a tweet in the context of a user's feed

Recently I came across a tweet from around a year ago and wanted to know what that user was tweeting before and after that particular tweet. I was surprised to find that there doesn't seem to be any ...
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Filter Twitter DMs to view only unread

I would like to filter my Twitter DMs directly in the app/webapp or via 3rd party software to be able to see only unread DMs or responses. I sent a lot of messages myself and it is hard to track ...
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Tweets don't show up in people's notifications tab

When I tweet someone (mention them e.g.. @username) my tweet does not show up in their mentions. However, it can be seen by them on their timeline. I have tweeted multiple friends to check that this ...
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Twitter archive missing tweets?

I received my Twitter archive a few days ago after requesting it but I noticed that there are tweets that are missing from the archive that are on the site. These are tweets I posted long before ...
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Twitter at-reply not showing in search

When I send an @-tweet to someone it is not showing up in the search. Like "Hey @abc ... " and I type "@abc" in the search there are a bunch of tweets, but not mine. My account is new, email ...
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Twitter says I have to confirm my account

Here's the thing: it sent me a confirmation e-mail, and I clicked "confirm." It immediately opened my account in a new window - but with the yellow banner reading "Confirm your e-mail address to ...
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How to use Google instead of Bing Translation on Twitter

How can I set Google Translate instead of Bing Translation on Twitter? I would like to use the more mature Google Translate instead of Bing, so is there a way to configure this?
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Is it possible to automatically schedule old Tumblr posts to appear on Twitter?

I've got a large Tumblr archive and would like to tweet one post every few days to Twitter. Is there any way of doing this automatically?
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Filter duplicate videos on Twitter

With Twitter, one can search for tweets with a video and a keyword. For example, on twitter.com search for bitcoin, click More options on the left, and select Videos. The problem is that the same ...
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Twitter Search Operators for a particular word AND others

I have read the Twitter search operators guidance: https://twitter.com/search-home# but it's not clear whether you can search for a particular word plus other possible words like in the following ...
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Longer Twitter Timeline

When I scroll down my Twitter timeline in the web site I can only see tweets up to the last day (I guess this depends in how many people I follow). Is there a way to see a longer timeline?
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How to get a reply to a Trademark Issue from Twitter Support?

I'd like to have a certain unused Twitter username. The name is one of the trade names of my company. I reported a Trademark Issue via Twitter's form three weeks ago, but nothing has happened since. ...
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Twitter View Conversation

How do I get the "View Conversation" option to my tweets. I've seen https://twitter.com/DBZNappa and https://twitter.com/#!/StealthMountain/favorites do so with the @reply function, but my tweets only ...
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Twitter stuck on an endless redirect loop due to the new GDPR pop up (Chrome)

About a week ago Twitter would no longer let me log in on their site due to a popup which caused an infinite redirect loop. I have tried Mobile mode and TweetDeck so far but none of these worked for ...
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Custom search query to show all replies in a post

I use tweetdeck and it only loads some responses made to a post, so to see all replies I would like to create a new search column where the result would be the replies to that specific post, is there ...
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If I like a Reddit video, it should be automatically posted as a native video to Facebook-Pages and Twitter with help of IFTTT

How can I create the following applet using IFTTT: If I like a Reddit video, it should be automatically posted as a native video to Facebook Pages and Twitter. The same should apply for an album. I am ...
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Twitter search problem

Is it possible, using date ranges, to find this tweet? - https://twitter.com/htGOIW/status/855615155123625984 (5:52 AM · 22 апр. 2017 г.) I try searching with the following command, but to no avail - (...
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Which posts apper on Twitter "Replies" tab?

I'm new to Twitter and I use it in a web-browser on my phone. When I open somebody's profile and go to "Replies" tab on their profile, I see the replies that this person gave to various ...
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