Questions tagged [twitter]

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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First tweet of a user

I'd like to see the first tweet of a Twitter user. Is this possible without clicking "more" a hundred times?
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Twitter Location Feature Does not work outside Major Countries using the web interface

I tried updating my status using and I cannot get the location feature attached to tweet again. Last month I was in North America and geo-location worked great. Now I have moved for ...
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How can I combine my social networking feeds with RSS feeds (such as new questions on WebApps) in a single timeline?

With so many different ways to get information on the web (twitter, facebook, myspace, RSS, etc.), I would like to combine them into one place rather than having to run different tools or visit ...
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How can I tell which sites I've authorized to access my information on Twitter?

How do I know which sites I've allowed to have access to my information on Twitter?
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How can I backup all of my tweets?

Is there a way to download a backup of all of my own tweets, in case Twitter ever goes down for good?
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How to know when a user unfollows on Twitter

Twitter sends an email notification mentioning so-and-so-person [with their tweets, followers, etc info] is following me, the moment someone follows me. But Twitter does not send any email after ...
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How do I sync Facebook, Twitter, & Foursquare?

I have accounts on Twitter, Facebook, & FourSquare (to name a few.) I'm trying to work out the best way to sync all of these sites so that I can post once and update all. Here's the problem: ...
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How can I put a Twitter "tweet" in my Blog

Currently I think I would just screen shot a popular tweet from @aplusk or someone else I am trying to reference but I am always stuck with cropping People say I could have "photoshopped" it and it ...
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How can I follow my Facebook Friends on Twitter?

When I log into Facebook in the News Feed it shows some of my friends posting via Twitter. Is there a way I can automatically follow them on my Twitter account or get all their twitter ids to follow ? ...
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Easy way to unfollow users not also following me?

On Twitter, is there an easy way to unfollow users not also following me – or at least get a list of such users I'm following where there isn't reciprocation?
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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 ...
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Advanced Twitter search tricks? [closed]

Searching Twitter can be arduous. What are some tricks to searching Twitter? Are there additional options outside of the ones listed on Twitter's advanced search page?
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How do I re-activate my Twitter account using the same email address?

I deleted my Twitter account, and now I can't create a new one with the same email address! How do I get a new Twitter account with the same email address?
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Be notified of @-messages on Twitter

On Twitter, how can I receive an automatic notification through email if somebody writes an @-message to me?
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I want to receive the tweets of everyone I follow as emails. How do I configure that?

I suspect this might require a 3rd party application. There is no way that I would want SMS notifications to my phone (which is almost what I'm looking for). And if I could get emails just for ...
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How can I delete my Twitter account?

I've decided I don't want to use Twitter any more - how can I delete my account?
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How can I control who follows me on Twitter?

I tend to get a bunch of emails every week that say: JaneDoe (JaneDoe343) is now following your tweets on now following you. A little information about JaneDoe: 0 followers 1 ...
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How do I search within someone's tweets?

I remember Jeff Atwood (@codinghorror) had posted a tweet about a new website, but I can't seem to find the link. Is there any way I can search within someone's tweets to find that link?
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