Twitter is a microblogging service that lets users post "tweets" of up to 140 characters.

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What are some good feeds/blogs/twitter accounts to follow if I want to learn more about web development?

Who are some of the big names out there (besides Jeff Atwood/@codinghorror, of course) that I should be following as a resource if I want to stay on top of what's new as well commentary on what ...
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Web marketing: tangible advantages of being on Twitter?

Could someone explain me what could be an advnatage of being on Twitter for a company website? Except the fact that it's on fashion right now. :) I'm asking because on so many site I find the "little ...
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(How) Could I import twitter posts as annotations in Google Analytics?

A site I maintain tweets every time a blog post is published. Since the editors of the site have gone a bit mad with the ability to change the apparent date a blog post was published (back-dating as ...
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Marketplace to buy Templates for Twitter Bootstrap framework?

Are there any sites where I could buy a site template designed in Twitter Bootstrap (so that it's easy to modify)? I'm working on a site redesign and I think finding a template that looks close ...
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Where do I get the standard, tiny Facebook and Twitter icons? [closed]

I've seen a lot of sites with tiny 't' and 'f' logos for Facebook and Twitter. They're pretty common, but the only images I can find available are for paid icon sets. Are people really using custom ...
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Easiest way to automatically update Twitter & Facebook when I update a wordpress blog

I'm running a self-hosted version of wordpress, so plugins are an option that is available. I'm wondering what the best way to have my Twitter and Facebook accounts automatically update whenever I add ...
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Twitter Product Preview on Tweets

I just saw that twitter can also preview the products as it is on below Tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/gillcleeren/status/131640082397528065 In this case, it is an Amazon product. I was wondering ...
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Share on: FB, Tweet, Digg, Linkedin, Delicious, My mother, … it's just on fashion, or of some real value?

Nowadays your site is not in fashion if you don't show at least a couple of share buttons like these: Is this just fashion, or do people actually get something good out of it? When I say ...
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How do I implement “share on Twitter” for photos on my website?

I have a "share on Twitter" button on my website that allows users to easily share a tweet with the web page. The page features a photo, and we would really like to have users tweet the photo itself ...
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What is the standard image size(s) for facebook (corporate page), twitter and youTube?

I am going to employ the services of a graphic designer, to create logos/ images for my website for the following sites: Facebook (corporate page) Twitter (twitter account for the business) YouTube ...
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Content from a domain I used to own is appearing in my twitter feed

I had an old domain with a WordPress setup hosted by GoDaddy. I changed the business name and moved everything over to a new site, new domain, and new host a couple of years ago. I let the old domain ...
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Twitter Tweet or TwitterMeme button?

The Twitter Tweet button and the Tweetmeme Retweet button seem to pretty much do the exact same thing. Which should I use and why? -- It seems that Tweetmeme is now recommending the Twitter Tweet ...
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Creating a “presentable”/filtered twitter profile widget

I would like to include a subset of tweets I make on my professional web development site. Now, twitter provides two applicable widgets: a profile widget and a search widget Unfortunately, the ...
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Are twitter backlinks counted

We've recently had our website tweeted by a couple of bigish media outlets 0.5m+ followers, some of the links are our direct url, and some are t.co urls. From an seo point of view a link on their ...
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Twitter share link: how to properly implement counter when using a URL shortener?

I've implemented a share-URL-popup for Twitter but I think sometimes text + URL will not fit in to the 140 allowed chars of Twitter: "https://twitter.com/intent/tweet" + "?text=" + ...
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How to pass a url with appended # section to Twitter?

Is possible to send URLs with "#" selector to Twitter ? In other terms, can I generate a short url pointing to a specific section in my webpage ? I've tried to pass the url but Twitter interpret ...
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Preventing botvisits to website

Every time some user shares my website's address inside his/her tweets, the following bots come to my website: UnwindFetchor/1.0 (+http://www.gnip.com/) ShowyouBot (http://showyou.com/crawler) ...
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How to share post to G+ Twitter and Facebook

I have fb profile connected to twitter and when I write to twitter it will be shared to fb profile I have G+Twitter plugin which will post to twitter since I post to G+ but it doesn't share the post ...
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Need a service that provides “Most tweeted articles in the last 24 hours”

any recommendations for a service that would fill the following 4 requirements: Gather a list of the most tweeted articles within a 24hour time range for a given site domain Easily loaded ...
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Some questions about social plugins (facebook, twitter, google+)

I have some questions regarding social plugins (facebook, twitter, google+). By asking the following questions I would like you to take into considaration the following parameters: I want my website ...
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Tweet count just shot up

On our homepage we have a tweet button and counter: http://www.scirra.com This was around 600 until overnight it suddenly doubled to 1,200. It's been continuing to rise at a normal rate since. Has ...
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Crossing Twitter follow info with members database

I have an email database with a couple of thousand members and a twitter account with a couple of thousand followers. Many of them are in both lists for sure. For the purpose of segmenting the email ...
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Start an internal site blog or focus on Facebook and LinkedIn?

I am putting together a social media campaign for my company. We already have a site with 300,000 product pages and I am wonder how effective blogging within the site would be compared to to blogging ...
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Is it permissible to copy content from social networking sites?

For a social page on Twitter or Google Plus that promotes tourism by renting a car in worldwide locations, will it count as a negative if we copy the content from an authoritative website? For ...
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My users don't want to be tracked by FB, Google etc. How can I then implement “share” buttons?

I don't have any Ads and I am not using Google Analytics. I am using Piwick instead. But I still want to be able to share the content via share buttons on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ etc. The ...
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Twitter button not keeping the count

I created a twitter button using the code and instructions here: https://twitter.com/about/resources/buttons Here is my code <a href="https://twitter.com/share" class="twitter-share-button" ...
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How does google know my twitter name? [closed]

Sometimes when i google i see this result Are you MyTwitterName on Twitter? If so, you can see more results like this by connecting your Twitter account to your Google Account. Learn more ...
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Why should/shouldn't I put social media icons on my website?

Why should/shouldn't I put social media icons on my website?
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Why are we being twitter spammed?

This is a search relating to us: https://twitter.com/#!/search/realtime/scirra We're getting a of of new accounts tweeting: The Layers Bar - Scirra.com Firstly this is not us doing it as we're ...
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How to generate meta tags for Twitter player card

I am using flow player as video player in my website. Twitter supports player cards which will require some tags to be inserted in our pages provided by twitter. I did the same as mentioned by twitter ...
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Is it possable to see were a t.co link was originaly posted / refered from?

We get quite allot of referal traffic from t.co/ links showing up in Google Analytics, which is great, but with any decent source of traffic its really helpful to be able to see where it was ...
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utility to pull in the entries of an rss feed with a certain date range

I'd like to include a section on my daily blog post that could capture/aggregate my activity from twitter, github, etc on that day. Ideally this information could be displayed in a visually ...
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Multiple calls for mutiple Facebook, twitter buttons

If a page has multiple facebook/twitter buttons for multiple stories (24 buttons for 24 stories), its creating 24 files for fb likes and 24 folders for twitter where count is saved. This is making the ...
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Why I see instant clicks from Twitter?

I don't know it is the right place to ask or not. But I have this doubt. When I post something on twitter, I see some 9-10 instant clicks on that link. I get this everytime. I searched a lot about ...
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Custom short URLs

I'm creating a WordPress site for a client and he mentioned that he would like his own custom URL shortening when sharing to Twitter. How do I go about setting up one of these? If I had to guess, I ...
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SEO: Twitter outranks personal site?

For some reasons, even though I websites has pretty great onsite SEO I thinks, my Twitter profile "outrank" personal site consistently in Google/Bing SERPs on different computer around country and ...
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Website that allows Twitter-like message accessed via TinyURL

Looking for a website that allows me to post Twitter-like messages that are accessed via TinyURLs and that allows me to create an account to get reports on the access of each of these messages. ...
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Summary of usage policies for website integration of various social media networks? [closed]

To cut to the chase... I look at Twitter's usage policy and see limitations on what can and can't be done with their logo. I also see examples of websites that use icons that have been integrated ...
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Can we make those who sign up to our page automatically follow our Facebook page?

Is it possible to make somebody that logs in with Facebook automatically like our Facebook page? I have the same question about Twitter. If anyone logs in via Twitter, can they automatically follow ...
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widget / template code for +1, Like, Follow on Twitter etc

I am trying to setup a website for this design studio and need to put in a widget which would allow people to "Like, +1, follow on twitter" etc. I have been writing code for some years now, but I am ...
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Service to give access to download after Tweet / FB Like etc

I remember stumbling across a free service that you could integrate with your website that would give visitors access to a download (PDF/ebook/white paper etc) if you Tweeted/ Facebook Liked etc. but ...
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Preventing Twitterbot to access website

I have a Twitter application so users of my application shares links of my webpage inside their tweets. It seems like bots follow these links and some of these bots create high bandwidth usage. And ...
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Where to find twitter analytics data?

I cannot find twitter analytics data on ads.twitter.com On many articles is written that I just need to click the "Analytics" tab but I can't find it!
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Transferring a domain, will my Twitter likes / tweets / shares be transferred?

I've got a domain micro-site.com which I want to transfer to my-site.com/micro-site as it has a some strong authoritative links. I'll do this by moving the content and then setting up 301 redirects. ...
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Renouncing the registration system

I want to completely remove the registration page from my web app (for obvious simplification and uniformity) and only use "connect with Facebook" and "connect with Twitter" the website is a technical ...
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Is there any weight for a retweet by a bot?

There are many bots in Twitter that keep retweeting certain hash tags. Retweets carry weight in terms of SEO. Is it the same with a Twitter bot ? A bot could be written for the sake of tweet ...
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Implementing Twitter Into Website Using API [closed]

I used to use a JQuery plugin called Seaofclouds on my websites to embed the latest 5 or 10 tweets into my footer but since 1.1 came out this function is not available any more - Is there an updated ...
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How can I make the Twitter sharing button on my site tweet unique message with each page?

I had set up my Twitter button using this tool from Twitter here And I put it on every page of the website. But it generates the same message on every page. But ideally I would need it to generate a ...
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Creating country specific twitter/facebook accounts

I see many companies that have an international presence trying to localize their social media presence by creating country or language specific accounts. However some seemed to have done so without ...
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Implementing Facebook Like and Tweet Buttons into E-Mail

I am sending an email campaign out to subscribers and I would like to incorporate a Facebook Like and a Tweet Button into my email. Since I cannot use javascript inside emails I was wondering the best ...