Twitter Find the tweets pointing to a URL

December 2016








Issue


With its limitation to 140 characters per message, Twitter has democratized the URL-shorteners. There are services such as http://bit.ly/ that create a short URL from a long URL.

However, with the shortened URL, it is impossible to find the URL of your site on Twitter.

Solution

  • Fortunately, there is a service (BackTweets.com) to return all tweets pointing to a given URL, even if it was shortened by a URL-shortener:
  • Better: This tool even lets you create an email alert whenever a tweet quote your URL (set the frequency):

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