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X doesn't show the sync contacts option [migrated]

We check the "sync contacts" option in X to make it show our contacts. But in my case the option itself is missing from the "Privacy and safety" -> "Discoverability and ...
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On Twitter on Firefox, when I click on the scrollbar in reply box, it thinks I want to quit (like I clicked on close)

Twitter on Firefox Browser 121.0 (64 bit) on Windows 11 Home v22H2 b22621.2715 Click Reply on any Tweet. Type something, press enter, next line again type & press enter. Keep repeating this until ...
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How do I Normalize PowerShell WebRequest Results?

This issue is related to data produced by Chrome DevTools. 1. Sign in to your twitter account. 2. Open dev tools, click on the filter icon, type "TweetDetail". 3. Visit the link containing ...
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Different IPs on different services

Last week I saw something strange on my modem's log, there was 2 port scan attacks came from an IP within my previously used IP range (subcription terminated 2 years ago, long story) and the ...
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Creating a WARC file using a Twitter archive

I've downloaded a Twitter archive that has the following structure: twitter_archive | assets +-- fonts (.eot files) +-- images (icons) +-- js | data +-- various tweet folders containing images +-- ...
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How to convert a pixel art gif into an HD mp4? [duplicate]

I'm a pixel animator on twitter, with a problem... The website only hosts video files, and will automatically convert gifs into aggressively compressed mp4 files that are 10kb big, destroying the art....
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Why doesn't the Twitter user profile hover popup display when laptop is docked?

I have a new Surface Laptop Studio and a Surface Dock 2 setup which is working great with multiple monitors. When the laptop is docked, I don't get the popup user bio when hovering on a username on ...
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Twitter Media Could Not Be Played on Laptop Browsers

Using Chrome (Version 91.0.4472.124 (Official Build) (64-bit)) , Firefox 89.0.2 (64-bit), and Microsoft Edge 91.0.864.67 (Official build) (64-bit) I am not able to see any Twitter (Only Twitter) ...
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Redirect Twitter Home to Twitter Notifications using Chrome Extension?

I'm trying to automatically forward all requests to twitter.com/home to twitter.com/notifications . I am trying to use Requestly Chrome & Firefox extension to set up the redirect but the following ...
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How to stop being logged out on Twitter in Google Chrome?

I am using Windows 10 20H2 and Google Chrome 88.0.4324.182. To this day, I still have no idea why I would be logged out of Twitter automatically after a few days (only Twitter, other sites still stay ...
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How to get a direct link to a twitter video?

How do I get a direct link to a video embedded in a tweet? For example, the video embedded in this tweet can be watched directly here. Note: I got the link from the Feedbro extension which can show an ...
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Twitter website causes rapid disk activity

When I have Twitter open, there is rapid disk activity. Especially if I am scrolling down the feed or have multiple Twitter tabs open. How can I debug this or isolate the website from acessing the ...
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How to use wget to download Twitter archive

I already generated the Twitter archive download link on Twitter. But I could not download it via wget. It returns the 401 not authentication error. I have tried to add the username and the password ...
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Issue with Twitter and my router

I've been having a weird issue with Twitter for the past few weeks, and surprisingly, I managed to pin it down to my router. For weeks, most images on Twitter wouldn't load, both on my PC and my ...
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How to add a parameter to a website (Twitter) using Chrome Extension?

I want add a parameter to a Twitter URL (removing the one that's there if there is one already) Using this URL as an example, https://twitter.com/RequestlyIO/status/1272478326838292488 it would need ...
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Chromium: how to block promoted content on Twitter? (uBlock Origin/uMatrix)

Using chromium on Debian with uBlock Origin and uMatrix how can we block Twitter's promoted content on my feed Is it possible to achieve this through uBlock Origin/uMatrix? is there any alternative? I ...
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ffmpeg video scale and padding to make it work for twitter

I'm trying to convert a video to in order to upload it on twitter. The Twitter requirements are: File Type: MP4 or MOV Max Time: 2 minutes and 20 seconds Minimum Resolution: 32 x 32 Maximum ...
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Twitter cannot resolve the address

There is a website which is distributed via Azure CDN. The CDN endpoint was used as a destination of CNAME entry for www.< EXAMPLE >.com with usage of Google DNS. The www address to the website ...
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Extract tweet message from json generated by GetTwitter and put to file with Apache NiFi

Good afternoon SuperUser folks. I've been lately reading lot of useful answers posted here, that helped me with previous doubts I had. I've decided to join the community and post my first question. ...
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How to sync unread tweets between iPhone and Mac?

As an heavy Twitter lists user, both on my iPhone and my Macs, I am looking for a way to sync the tweets I still have to read on my different devices. On my Mac, I am using Tweetdeck and Tweetbot on ...
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Using searchTwitter from TwitteR package in R API. I receive only 1 tweet, and I know there are more

I am trying to retrieve tweets following certain keywords using RStudio and the twitteR package. I have already successfully activated my developer account, and pasted my tokens and oath in my code. ...
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Chrome method to allow Twitter videos to play in the background?

One thing I hate about Twitter is that when playing a video, I can't browse away from that video or page while still having it play. Is there any setting or other method in Chromium that would enable ...
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Some websites won't load on Chrome Canary, ERR_CONNECTION_CLOSED

Some websites' assets fail to load on Chrome Canary, i.e: GET https://abs.twimg.com/a/1547701933/css/t1/twitter_more_1.bundle.css net::ERR_CONNECTION_CLOSED Accessing https://abs.twimg.com/a/...
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Can not copy-paste a tweet in Firefox

It is a weird problem. I am unable to copy from or paste into a tweet in Firefox. e.g. I can copy some content from a web-page but can not paste it into tweets at Twitter (works in Chrome) If I ...
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How to handle Unicode (Hindi) characters in URLs while sharing on Twitter or Facebook?

I have a website in Hindi language. When i try to share a post or page on twitter using social share button it shows strange on twitter something like this: Is there any way to fix it permanently?
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Uploading FFmpeg Video to Twitter, First Few Seconds Quality is Terrible

I'm using FFmpeg to create a video from an audio track and a sequence of jpeg images (it's a 5fps animation. I've tried variations of CRF 0, 17 and 23 and I've tried 2 pass encoding with a bit rate of ...
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how to browse previous twitter tweets [closed]

I'd like to read all past tweets with a hash starting from previous 30 days. Currently I use browser and keep pressing end key until all the past content is loaded. Is there any tool which makes is ...
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Twitter prevents script blocking

I have come across a weird issue. When I have UBlock Origin in Pale Moon turned on to block all scripts (including inline-scripts), the Twitter webpage somehow shows the following nasty behaviour: It ...
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Any reasons not to upload / import gmail contacts into Twitter? [closed]

If I did give my Twitter account access to my my gmail contacts will I be able to control what happens with my information? I ask because I'm a bit worried Twitter might just automatically email ...
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How to read discussions on Twitter in a tree view? [closed]

Twitter’s desktop website uses “View other replies” links to open sub-branches of a discussion. This makes it very hard (for me) to follow a discussion, because I have to constantly move between the ...
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How can I send a single message to multiple services at once (Email, Skype, Twitter, etc)? [closed]

I'd like to be able to notify my friends when I'm about to stream live. The problem is that there isn't really one messaging service that they all use. Some use Twitter, some only go on Skype or ...
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Can't access Twitter/Facebook/Youtube after upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7

I have upgraded my Windows 7 x64 to Windows 10. The problem I have is that I can't access Twitter/Facebook/Youtube on all my browsers. They just timeout on connecting. I have disabled my anti-virus. ...
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How to get notifications from Twitter?

I have installed the Windows 10 and signed in the native Twitter App. Is it possible to get notification in Action Center when new tweet appears in my feed?
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ERR_INVALID_CHUNKED_ENCODING from Chrome

when i type chrome://help/ in Chrome's address bar, i get Version 41.0.2272.101 m Google Chrome is up to date. but when i try to go to https://twitter.com i get on win8.1: This web page ...
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Twitter alerts for keyword volume per hour

My company has a twitter account that normally gets 10-20 mentions per day. If I start getting 30+ mentions in a day, I know that something in my application is broken. How can I set up a monitoring ...
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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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Receive email alert when someone I follow on Twitter posts specific keyword

I would like to receive an email alert(within 24hours would be fine but hourly would be better), when someone I follow on twitter posts a specific keyword. That keyword is "sale" so it is very ...
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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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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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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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Why does Chrome sometimes automatically tweet when I start Chrome?

Say I posted a tweet with the latest version of Google Chrome yesterday, and today when I start Chrome again it will post that tweet again in the background. Why does it do that and how can I stop it? ...
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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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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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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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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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Why are some characters garbled on twitter?

When viewing my twitter feed on my PC browser ( Firefox 20.0.1 on Windows Vista 32bit) certain characters come through garbled. For example, this tweet to me:- https://twitter.com/ryanmurrant/status/...
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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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Are there tools to measure traffic to social media sites from a LAN [closed]

We are looking for a tool which can monitor traffic to social medsia sites from within an enterprise or a LAN environment. Are there any tools which let you monitor this, since we could infer such ...
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Removing Facebook and Twitter components from OS X

How can I remove the Facebook and Twitter components from OS X? (Similar to removing the People" component from Windows 8).
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