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How do I permanently delete my twitter?


  1. Go to twitter.com.
  2. Log In using your Twitter username and password.
  3. Click on your profile picture.
  4. Click Settings and privacy.
  5. Click Deactivate my account.

Whenever I try to delete my Twitter account and click on the confirmation, I get an error message saying that the action can’t be completed. What it really means is that your TweetDeck app (or some other Web-based Twitter application) is still active. The only way to permanently delete your account now (if you are using a Web-based client) is to close out all of your open browser sessions in which Twitter appears as one of the tabs….You can also try clearing your cache, but with no guarantee that that will work…

How do I use my mobile device to tweet?

“To access the web site, go to m.twitter.com in order to tweet from most devices.”

“When you tweet from an app, Twitter may collect your mobile carrier’s name for purposes of gauging the geographic region in which you use Twitter (for example, we use it to determine whether to serve a country-specific advertisement). Your location is not otherwise collected or used by Twitter.”

The new privacy policy at twitter.com indicates that they:

Store IP addresses and client software versions, “to prevent spam and abuse,” as well as a user agent string associated with your account. These are all standard practices on the Internet related to security. It tells us two things – 1) They are stopping spam/abuse 2) They know who I am when I log in to other sites so I can’t be harassing people or using their system.

These are the 4 settings you can change in your account to keep your information private:

It is a good idea for users with public accounts/profiles to set these settings as it enables them to protect themselves and stop the harassment. It should also be noted these changes do not affect anyone that follows you unless they have chosen the option to see everything that you post online (i.e., tweet). So if you have blocked certain followers on Twitter, then they will still be unable to see what you post online until they unblock them, even though the setting above has been changed.

1) Block A User – Only one user at a time can block another user on Twitter. Blocking a user will stop the user from seeing your tweets and updates in their timeline, even if they follow you. A blocked user is also unable to contact you through private messaging or @replies – However, the blocked user can still see your tweets on their profile page. The best way to block users is by going to their profile page and clicking on the gear-shaped settings icon (located in the upper right corner of your screen). Then select “Block User” from the drop-down menu (you must be logged into Twitter)

2) Turn Off Notifications for Some Tweets – To turn off notifications for all future tweets go under Settings > Security and Privacy > Accessibility > Do not disturb > Turn ON

3) Turn Off Notifications for All Users – To turn off notifications from all users, go under Settings > Security and Privacy > Accessibility > Do not disturb > Turn ON

4) Delete Your Tweets Permanently – Only verified (Blue Check Mark next to their name) users can delete their tweets. Private accounts cannot do so. If you want to delete your tweets, go under Setting > Account > Tweet deletion

Twitter uses Facebook’s own Open Graph protocol, which allows a developer (such as Twitter itself) to take an object in the web page and associate it with some meta-data, such as generating a preview image if the user never actually visits your profile on that social network. There are many examples of this, such as the Twitter and Facebook share buttons on other websites. The developer can also associate meta-data with that object (image or text) to provide additional context, such as who wrote it. This is all done without making any calls to the social network itself – only a reference to whatever information was previously posted in the web page’s HTML source code.

And if you see an unauthorized tweet from someone using your picture or username, you should report them at https://support.twitter.com/forms/abused_username. Instead of sending your followers into spam hell, which may lead to fewer followers for both @imac and @12345678910 Twitter has an intelligent method of weeding out spammers by simply blocking them and this protocol is called IP Blacklisting. 

The algorithm for Twitter’s spam detection works in the following manner: An application wanting to send tweets will need 1) A user name, 2) Some tweets (or even better, an entire timeline), 3) An image. The first requirement is covered by registering a new account and signing up for a developer license.

Now it could be argued that there are other ways of getting past IP Blocking that would lead to abuse on the platform such as creating proxies, but frankly that shouldn’t make any difference since no matter what proxy you choose versions of it will still be blocked leading to a loss in followers.

It should also be noted that if you get blocked from the platform, you will not be able to reset your password, tag anyone in tweets, and do many other things that are necessary for a social network.

The biggest problem is that there is no way an application can know if it should block or unblock someone so the only logical option is to proceed with caution which leads to a massive loss of followers leading to less potential revenue. All because some people chose to go against Twitter’s spam detection mechanism. 

A reliable cloud-based Twitter Marketing Platform Provider service provider can help businesses save money on IT infrastructure, manage their entire social media profile and campaigns from one place with accuracy and minimum hassle by using applications like Hootsuite, Buffer, Tweetdeck, etc.. The cost of collaboration tools can vary depending on the number of users you will be hiring. 

The rise in popularity of any social media platform reflects a rise in the demand for API’s and also opens up new potential opportunities for enterprises who wish to remain competitive.

Overtime it does not cost any money to use Twitter anymore which is why it has become a victim to spam links, tweets, etc.. When this happens, the easiest way would be to simply block them altogether. This causes them to fall into Google’s censored zone where they cannot post anything that generates revenue with adverts on their website. Your main goal as an enterprise should be to make sure your link remains on top above all other competitors because if its not then you risk losing customers thus putting your business at risk.

What happens to my followers & people I follow when I delete my account?

Your followers will no longer see your Tweets in their timeline and you will no longer be able to follow people. You can unfollow anyone who was following you before the deletion, but they will not automatically follow you back. All of your existing direct messages and protected Tweets are deleted when you permanently delete your account.

What happens to my Twitter data (media, lists & favorites)?

Everything is deleted except for things stored elsewhere like photos that have been uploaded onto Twitpic or YouTube videos that have already been saved by clicking the link under each video on Twitter.com. You may also consider saving things like lists, favorites (bookmarks), etc., from your Settings page prior to deleting your account. We are providing a way for users to export and download an archive of your public Twitter data, which will be available once you delete your account. For more information about the data we collect and your privacy controls visit our privacy policy: https://twitter.com/en/privacy

Is there a waiting period before my account is permanently deleted?

Yes, there is a 24 hour waiting period prior to deletion. This is to protect the integrity of the timeline during high volatility periods on Twitter (like elections). Otherwise, it would be possible to sign up multiple times with different email addresses right before a major news event happens. Deleting an account should only take one click, so we want to make sure that you mean it when you do it.

How do I stop the request to delete my account once it’s in progress?

You can’t. But you’ll have an opportunity to change your mind and cancel the deletion prior to completion. You’ll be able to complete the process at a future time by going to settings (gear icon) on your Twitter profile page, selecting “Permanently delete my account,” and following the steps.

Will deleting my account remove it from search?

When an account has been deleted there is a period of time that still shows Tweets and other data associated with that account as part of search results. We are working with our search partners so this information will disappear more quickly over time but cannot guarantee how long this period will be.

What happens if I delete my account and register again?

If you are banned or suspended from using Twitter, deleting your account will not lift that ban or suspension. If you want to use Twitter after having deleted your previous account, it’s best to open an entirely new one so none of the content from your previous accounts follows over. Deleting a primary account may also carry additional consequences as outlined in our Terms of Service: https://twitter.com/tos

How long does it take for my Tweets/account deletion to process?

Your profile will be immediately removed from public view and no longer visible on twitter.com or anywhere else across Twitter’s apps, websites, API’s, etc… but can still be seen by you. Your account will be reviewed for permanent deletion after the waiting period has passed so it can’t be accessed from our APIs, elsewhere on the internet, or via our mobile apps. Once your account is eligible for removal it may take up to a few days to fully process the request.

What happens if I log into my account and then delete it?

If you log in to your Twitter account after deleting it, Twitter’s systems will recognize that this action was performed under duress and automatically close out your login session. At that point, we recommend returning to Settings (gear icon) on Twitter.com and selecting “Permanently delete my account.” This way you won’t inadvertently end up restoring access to your account.

What happens if I log into my account and then delete it (and then try again)?

If you log in to Twitter after deleting your account, Twitter will not recognize that this action was performed under duress and automatically close out your login session – so you may end up restoring access to your deleted account inadvertently. We recommend returning to Settings (gear icon) on Twitter.com and selecting “Permanently delete my account.” This way you won’t inadvertently end up restoring access to your profile.

Is a copy of my archive going to be available?

Yes. Once your archive is ready for download we will send you an email with instructions on how you can access, save or share the data contained within it. You can also download your archive any time, from the settings (gear icon) on Twitter.com and selecting “Request your archive.”

Can I download my entire archive right away?

No. Twitter is currently not in a position to offer entire archives of our users’ Tweets for a number of reasons: It is technically difficult to implement; we are concerned about how creating an incentive to keep all data online forever affects retention rates; and most importantly, we think it’s important to respect the user’s intent when their account is deleted by giving them control over how their information is handled at that point in time. We want to be sure people have taken advantage of the opportunity delete their accounts before offering permanent downloads and doing so is not possible as our systems automatically begin the deletion process immediately upon confirmation.

What happens if I register again after deleting my account?

After you delete your account, Twitter will prevent you from regaining access to your old username on the signup form by displaying a notice that says “That handle is already taken.” Additionally, once the waiting period has passed, deleted accounts will be made eligible for anyone to claim in our general availability system. This means that even if someone else deletes an account and then tries to use it again, they may find themselves out of luck because someone with better timing could have swooped it up first. It’s also worth noting that permanent removal does not affect any data associated with @ handles. Deleting a personal account will not delete an associated business account, and vice versa.

How do I permanently delete my twitter?

1. Go to twitter.com.
2. Log In using your Twitter username and password.
3. Click on your profile picture.
4. Click Settings and privacy.
5. Click Deactivate my account.

Does Twitter really delete your account?

Your Twitter account, along with all of its associated information, will be deleted after 30 days unless you take action before then.
You won’t be able to change your username or password once again logged into your Twitter account.

What happens when I delete my Twitter account?

When you deactivate your account, it will void the current username and email address so that they’re not available for another account. To save the new username and email before you deactivelyte your original account, change them now and then click Confirm under “change contact information.”

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