Twitter is a website, which offers a social networking and microblogging service, enabling its users to send and read messages called tweets.

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What does akamaihd.net do? [closed]

I see twitter using scripts from akamaihd.net(using noscript). when i go to their website, it represents itself as a cloud company. does that mean twitter is using their cloud service to store tweets? ...
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Which twitter client can synchronize unread tweets?

Right now I'm forced to read all the tweets in a single client on a single device (TweetDeck on my Android phone). If I would switch to another device and/or client, I would need to search for the ...
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Adblock-like plugin for hiding social sites' widgets, buttons, etc

I love Adblock plugins, and install them on a variety of browsers. They hide or remove ads, which take out a lot of clutter from sites. However, I was thinking, is there any Adblock-like plugin (the ...
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“Native” Windows Twitter Client [closed]

I did some research, and all I found for windows were twitter clients that require either adobe Air or .Net. What I want is a twitter client that doesn't require ANY additional install, just double ...
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I want to easily switch accounts for Twitter - is there a Firefox/Chrome/IE plug-in to do this?

I have several Twitter accounts to which I post messages. One is a personal, one is a professional, and a couple for each software system I developed. Does any one know of a plug-in for one of the ...
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Can I get a new IP address? Is it legal?

Can I get a new IP address & is it legal to ask my ISP for one or try to get a new one myself, manually? I'm unsure if twitter blocked/blacklisted my IP address. I didn't break any rules. Only 1 ...
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Hiding Twitter profile pics in Tweetdeck

Where in Tweetdeck is the option of not displaying people's profile pics and just displaying their name? Or should I look at another Twitter client for this?
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Is there any Twitter app for Mac to update my status, no timeline?

I'm looking for a Twitter client for Mac that could just update my status, no need for timeline, mentions or groups support. Just an icon on the menubar and/or key combination that will give me a ...
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How do I pause a HashTag Feed in TweetDeck?

I'm using TweetDeck in both Google Chrome and with Adobe AIR. When a really hot HashTag Feed comes along, it looks like a high-speed train going by and I can't read anything. Is there anyway to ...
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Chrome twitter plugin?

Is there any twitter plugin for Google Chrome which is similar to Echofon for Firefox? I think, this is the only reason of using firefox instead of chrome - suitable twitter client.
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How to block annoying twitter search widget

this twitter search widget is popping up all around the internet. the animation is annoying the hell out of me. newspapers think they are cool when they put this twitter widget next to their articles, ...
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Twitter client for Mac that can show in growl the result of a search

Is it there any twitter client for Mac that can show in growl the result of a search? For instance, in real-time show in growl all results pertaining to the hash tag #Apple.
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Realtime Twitter streaming on Linux

Tweetdeck has the ability to show messages in real time. I have not been able to find this capability in any other client that I've tried. The latest versions of Tweetdeck don't run on Linux. Is there ...
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New Twitter not working on chrome beta

New Twitter website isnt working properly on my google chrome 8.0.552.28 beta When clicking on a tweet, it wont show the window with all the info. but the > button does change to < position, once ...
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Why is my pidgin microblog plugin no more working?

Since the begin of this month (march 2013 - for future reference) my pidgin microblog-purple plugin is no more able to get my timeline from Twitter. I haven't changed any configuration element. So, is ...
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Portable Twitter clients?

Are there any good Twitter clients for Windows that can run on a thumb drive?
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How to redirect twitter URL's to mobile.twitter.com?

I like browsing with Javascript disabled, and Twitter does not work without Javascript. This means all the links people give to regular Twitter URL's break without Javascript installed. I'd like to ...
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Twitter client that can only show tweets with specified words? [closed]

Does anyone know of a Twitter client that can filter and show tweets that only contain specific words? I'm currently using Twhirl because it looks good, clean, can be customized (text size) etc. ...
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How to control alerts in TweetDeck

In TweetDeck I have several saved searches. This would cause a pop-up to come up constantly, so I turned off the alerts. However, there are some things I want to be alerted to. How can I enable alerts ...
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Add column to Tweetdeck for all tweets sent out

I currently have a column that contains a Twitter group/list containing only my twitter account. However, this doesn't capture the reply or retweets I send. They only contain basic original tweets. ...
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Is there a twitter client which automatically saves all tweets I see? [closed]

I'd like every tweet about certain topics saved, so tweets with a certain hashtag, word, user, etc. To reiterate, if I see a tweet, I want to save it forever and ever. I'm running Ubuntu Linux.
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Shortening an URL and Sharing it on Twitter with a Keyboard Shortcut on Firefox/Chrome [closed]

Say I am on a given website, I would like to, with a keyboard shortcut, shorten the link (e.g. using BitLy or some other URL shortening service), and then have a small dialog window open where I can ...
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Who is Shivam Singhal and Why Twitter mail come from that person's name [closed]

I got few mail from Twitter. I wonder who is Shivam Singhal or why they put the name of them in every mail I got. Is this bug seriously something wrong goes inside my account. Well, I use Gmail and ...
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How come Twitter only allows 140 characters per tweet? [closed]

I know this may seem like an inane question but was there any reason why Twitter picked that number as the limit of characters per tweet? In addition, in hashtagging on Twitter, it doesn't allow for ...
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Can I run a script on my LOCAL windows machine from PuTTY?

I use a command line twitter client, TTYtter, thru PuTTY on a linux box. Lots of tweets contain links, so there's a /url command to open urls, which searches for URLs a in a given tweet and runs a ...
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Twitter - “Main page” button doesn't work in Chrome

I started to use Twitter (on their official website) a month ago and everything worked fine. But yesterday the "Main page/Home" button stopped working. I just read through some tweets - I scrolled ...
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How do I delete my own tweets in TweetDeck v1.0?

How do I delete my own tweets in the new (v1.0) TweetDeck? It was pretty clear how to do this in the former Adobe AIR application.
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Is there some application for Twitter that show my updates in real-time?

I want to enter my username and see updates constantly from my account. What applications could I use for that on Windows 7? I want to be able to change the font-size, I want to put in a big display. ...
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Twitter & Identi.ca-In-One Add-on for Firefox?

Is there an add-on around that allows me to log into my twitter AND identi.ca account simulateously? I'm tired of having IdentiFox and Echofon (formerly Twitterfox) running at the same time.
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Twitter.com redirects to search page instead of timeline

Every time I try to access twitter.com, I am being redirected to Twitter's search results page instead of my timeline. If I am already in the timeline and refresh the page, it works fine though. So, I ...
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Why doesn't twitter.com load on my home network?

I'm trying to figure out why my twitter clients stopped working. I am unable to load twitter via twitter clients or http://twitter.com/ on all machines connected to my home network. The connection ...
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Twitter account link removed but Twitter contacts remain in People app

When I first installed Windows 8 I linked my account to my Twitter and Facebook accounts. My Facebook friends and everyone I follow on Twitter then appeared as contacts in my People app I have since ...
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How do I configure the Gnome Do Microblogging plugin for Twitter?

I'm having trouble configuring the Microblogging plugin for Gnome Do to use my Twitter account. I'm able to sign into Twitter.com without any problem, but the same login credential result in an error ...
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Setting up Silver Bird extension for identi.ca

Silver Bird (formerly Chrome Bird) is a Google Chrome extension for tweeting directly from a browser window without going to twitter.com. I use Silver Bird for tweeting in Chrome, but I want to use ...
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Is there a Twitter client for Mac that doesn't need a user+password login (uses OAuth)?

Are there any Twitter client for Mac that don't need a user+password login (but uses OAuth instead)?
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Pino can't connect to twitter

On a fresh installation of Fedora 13, I tried using Pino to access my twitter account, but Pino always times out even though I'm positive user and password are correct. When started from the console, ...
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Tweetdeck search column incomplete

When I add a new search column in Tweetdeck some of the chosen keywords give incomplete search results compared to search results from twitter.com. I tried another Tweetdeck username (for syncing), ...
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Custom meta search engine (search aggregator, federation) for all my favorite tweets, pinboard bookmarks, google plus posts, etc

I have basically created a curated internet through all my bookmarks on pinboard (previously on delicious); my favorited, retweeted, and personal tweets on twitter; my posts on google plus and ...
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Wget - Difficulty Excluding Domains and Directories

I am using Wget in Windows 7. I believe this restricts me to Wget 1.11.4. For anyone interested in the details, I have posted a sample wgetrc file. This sample is actually the one I am currently ...
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Display already visited highlight on pic.twitter on popular browsers

I'm a heavy twitter user and I follow a lot of people and companies. As you can imagine when searching to discover new things a lot of people share images! The problem is that the pictures are ...
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Twitter for OSX does not register with Growl

I noticed that the Twitter client stopped giving me Growl alerts, so I tried to re-install to see if that helped. In an attempt to completely purge it from my system, the app was removed from the ...
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XML bulk update in Evenote

I've some tweets and blog article (from Wordpress) saved locally in rss or xml format and I want to bulk upload them in my Evernote Account. I've tried this Wordpress to Evernot script or tried ...
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Seesmic ping vs classic seesmic

I am trying to figure out what is the difference between seesmic (the one with red theme and raccoon icon), and seesmic ping (the one with green theme and "P" icon). It seems that old seesmic is ...
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Display multiple Trending Topics at the same time in TweetDeck

I want to display multiple trending topics at the same time in TweetDeck. For example, I want to view Worldwide, Turkey and United States side by side. I'm selecting Add Column > Core and Trending ...
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Is there something similar to msn messenger but with a running feed beside it, showing group updates? [closed]

My company uses msn messenger constantly, but there are certain broadcast messages we would like to make, that could be viewed similar to a twitter feed. Is there a simple (or my jaded coworkers won't ...
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Twitter Like Software for Corporations [closed]

Is there microblogging software that companies can host internally? I think I remember Joel Spolsky mentioning that Fog Creek uses one. I can't remember what the name was or find what other software ...
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TweetDeck is “unable to connect” to Twitter

I've been using and old version of TweetDeck for ages, and just noticed that Twitter has taken over TweetDeck. So I installed the latest version. When I try to login, I get the following error ...
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Tweetings keeps to raise an exception

I have installed Tweetings on my netbook running Windows 7 starter. It works fine, except that sometimes a dialog box about an uncaught exception appears, telling me that the configuration file has ...
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Is there an option to minimize TweetDeck to tray?

Until today I used Twhirl, but I want to give TweetDeck a chance. However, it seems that I can only either minimize it to the task bar or close it; both options aren't ideal. Is there an option to ...
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TweetDeck and real via retweets

Is it possible to configure TweetDeck to do native retweets showing "via personname" instead of "via TweetDeck"? I played around in the settings, but couldn't find such a setting.