Twitter Find the tweets pointing to a URL

February 2017








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):

Related


Published by jak58. Latest update on February 1, 2010 at 06:16 AM by jak58.
This document, titled "Twitter Find the tweets pointing to a URL," is available under the Creative Commons license. Any copy, reuse, or modification of the content should be sufficiently credited to CCM (ccm.net).