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Tweeting the "interesting" and "hot" things to Twitter via the integration of bots

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Why do site meta questions get posted on Twitter?

I follow the Twitter accounts of the sites where I moderate. Over the weekend I noticed that they were Tweeting meta questions. These questions were really esoteric questions that only someone very ...
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Change it so that when you press the “Twitter” button on the bottom of the page it goes to the site's account instead of Stack Overflow's

When you go to the bottom of the page of any Stack Exchange site, you find a small button called "Twitter" on the right side. The problem is, when you click on it, instead of it redirecting you to ...
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What are the effective communication channels for effecting change to SE?

It seems clear at this point that MSE is not a useful mechanism for pointing out problems on SE sites and getting resolution for them. It is useful in some ways. If SE staff ask questions about ...
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What are all the stackexchange twitter accounts? [duplicate]

http://twitter.com/stackstats http://twitter.com/stackmath http://twitter.com/stackacademia http://twitter.com/stackexchange What are the rest please? Note: I flagged my own question as a ...
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Was change in the way tweets are oneboxed intentional? Is the old way or the new way better?

Twitter messages are among the types of content that can get oneboxed when posted in chat. I have noticed that the way twitter posts are oneboxed changed not too long ago. You can see the difference ...
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Stack Exchange Twitter profile is out of date

The twitter info of @StackExchange still showing 131 Community sites (SO and 130 other). There are 168 sites are there. I think it's been a long time since SE updated the info. Update it to correct ...
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Does a tweet indicate HNQ? [duplicate]

I noticed in the revision history of one of my questions that it said Tweeted twitter.com/StackMovies/status/etc. I also noticed that the question was on the Hot Network Questions and was ...
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Could we have the ability to control a site's twitter feed from a chat room?

I'm a moderator for the Literature Stack Exchange, and we've been trying to promote the site. We've gotten a lot of engagement on twitter (sometimes from famous authors), and we want to use twitter to ...
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Why do “tweeted” events appear in post revisions?

I thought revisions (the page that appears when you click on the "edited..." link on a post) were for displaying events related to the modifications of a post (changing title/content/tags/...). But I ...
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Is it possible to automatically tweet my new questions?

I was wondering if there's a way to tweet whenever I pose a new question on Stack Exchange? I looked into IFTTT but there's no applet for Stack Exchange. Maybe this is a good idea to implement this. I ...
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Update stackexchange.com/sites to add Twitter links to recently created Twitter accounts

If you go to http://stackexchange.com/sites?view=list#oldest, you can see a list of sites and Twitter links for the ones that have Twitter accounts. However, some time ago (last year), Stack ...
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What determines which questions are tweeted? [duplicate]

Some (all?) SE sites have a Twitter account. A selection of questions are tweeted there. Here's an example: What decides which questions are tweeted? Is it automatic (done by a bot), or do mods do ...
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Are all bounty question tweeted (on per-site twitter acounts)?

I have had a look at the twitter feed of Math.SE. Looking at the recent post, I only see questions with bounty. According to this answer, the bot chooses which questions should be tweeted according ...
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Add support for images to Twitter oneboxing [duplicate]

When you do a Twitter onebox, it embeds the twitter text nicely. However, if the tweet is mostly for the sake of sharing an image, that text isn't really useful, and you then need to click the link ...
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Twitter accounts of localized Stack Overflow sites use the old versions of the logo

Compare the Twitter icons: @StackOverflow uses the new logo. @ruStackOverflow has a modified icon based on previous logo. @StackOverflowPT and Stack Overflow日本語版 went retro all the way, using the ...
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Why is it so difficult to find the twitter account for a Stack Exchange site?

I am not able to find a link to the twitter account of Academia SE (https://twitter.com/StackAcademia), for example, in the Academia SE main webpage. Why are twitter links not included on the main ...
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Area51's Share section is using Twitter's old logo, which Twitter's branding guidelines are against

A variation of the old (really old) Twitter logo is being used in various places on Area51 when sharing is involved: This goes against Twitter's branding guidelines (which have been in place for ...
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Twitter & Blog links missing for Stack Overflow under SE 'All Sites' listing

The links to Stack Overflow's 'Twitter' and 'Blog' accounts are missing under the Stack Exchange 'All Sites' listing. If you look at the 'Super User' or 'Server Fault' (and few others), they do link ...
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Meta should use a full URL for its Open Graph image

The markup of this page has a meta tag which specifies its Open Graph image by a relative URL: <meta property="og:image" itemprop="image primaryImageOfPage" content="/content/stackexchangemeta/...
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Either I don't know how to into Twitter, or the Twitter links in revision histories are broken

Consider the revision history of How to delete every second line from a file?, chosen more or less arbitrarily: https://unix.stackexchange.com/posts/219859/revisions. There's a history event ...
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Why is Stack Overflow icon distorted and blurry on Tweet message?

When you click on the Twitter icon (top-left under SO Careers logo) of the "Explore Cities" page, you will be shown a page with a tweet automatically pre-populated in the textbox for "What’s happening?...
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How do I get notified if SE tweets my question?

Sure I can find out if I see revisions (which I don't check if my question is not edited), but is there anyway for me to be notified? Is there a list maybe I can check of questions tweeted for all ...
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What is the #MileHighOps?

From what I know, something across the pond (for me) is being turned off, and there is a lot of hard drives - 27 36 in the image:         What's happening, and ...
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How can I change my twitter handle on my profile?

I changed my twitter handle recently. How can I change this on my Stack Exchange profile?
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Change what/how the Twitter account tweets

I just thought it would be nice if the Twitter account pulled any images from questions to make them more attractive to Twitter users and also included more information about the question other than ...
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Where are the “Share” and “Tweet” buttons

This site has many interesting questions and conversations. I'm surprised there isn't a "Share" or "Tweet" button anywhere. Today, I copied and pasted a link to a question to my Twitter account. ...
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Include question title when sharing to Twitter from Android app

I am a user of the SE Android app; I recently came across the share feature and liked it a lot. I have tried using it with Twitter, but I feel in addition to sharing the question URL it should also ...
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Tweeting a question posted less than an hour ago with a single upvote

Related: Avoid tweeting bad questions ...Shouldn't questions be given enough time to be vetted by the community before they're shouted to the twitter universe? This question has been tweeted less ...
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Tell me when a tweeted question is from Meta, please

I found out recently that the automated twitter accounts for SE sites also tweet hot Meta posts. While I have no objection to this, I would greatly prefer if this were to be made clear to followers, ...
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Hebrew in title breaks tweet

I'm not sure if this is an SE bug, or a Twitter bug, but the fact remains...when this question was tweeted earlier, it showed up on my phone in three pieces, missing the Hebrew. Reason for suggesting ...
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Date of twitter update at stackstatus

As mentioned in the answer here stackstatus.net displays the last @StackStatus tweet. It would be really useful to include the date of that tweet on stackstatus.net so we don't have to follow the ...
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Moderator Button to Send a Post/Question to the TwitterBot

Would it be possible to add a button to the Mod menu for a Post or Question so that moderators can send it to the site's TwitterBot? I've seen previous posts about allowing Moderators more access to ...
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Why does @StackStatus follow Ryan Seacrest?

I couldn't help but notice that the @StackStatus twitter account follows @RyanSeacrest. @StackStatus provides status updates for the Stack Exchange network along with stackstatus.net, so there doesn'...
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How do you find a specific site's Twitter bot?

How can I find the Twitter bot for a specific SE site? Googling "sitename stackexchange twitter" did not yield results for the site I was looking for. Is there a link to it somewhere on each site, or ...
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Add site specific hashtag to Twitter feeds

Stack Exchange sites have nifty Twitter accounts, eg @StackMath and @StackWordpress where upvoted questions get a tweet. The tweet contains the post title, a link to the question, and a hashtag based ...
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Add Twitter status to StackOverflow maintenance page

The StackOverflow maintenance page states: Routine maintenance usually takes less than an hour. If this turns into an extended outage, we will post details on the status blog. Would it be ...
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Make an RSS feed for the things posted to twitter

Hot questions get posted to twitter. Sometimes, people want to see what they are without having a twitter feed running (corporate work filtering, aversion to twitter, or what have you)... but do have ...
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Allow high-rep users to recommend posts for and against tweeting

I would like for high rep users to be able to recommend posts for tweeting through the site's twitter account. Call this a "positive recommendation" if you will. I would also like for high rep users ...
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What is the Twitter hashtag for Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I tweet useful Stack Overflow questions so I can find them again easily. Is there a common hashtag for Stack Overflow like #stackoverflow or #so?
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Any way to massively edit broken GitHub Twitter Bootstrap links?

Twitter Bootstrap was moved from the Twitter organization to the TWBS organization. This has resulted in numerous broken links all over the Internet, and it would be nice if GitHub did something about ...
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What's the standard way to promote questions to Twitter? [duplicate]

Suppose I see a post on say Electronics SE which I think should be tweeted on Electronics SE Twitter account. So far I was flagging such questions for moderator attention commenting that the question ...
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Feature: “Do not tweet” checkbox for edits

When we edit questions, there is an algorithm that runs in the background to figure out what is interesting and tweet it. I'm serving as a commuity mod on ne.se... I just edited a question's tags ...
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How does the twitter bot work?

I heard that there was a twitter bot which automatically posted questions and asked for questions for specific questions on every site. How do they work? Is there an algorithm for doing this or is it ...
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How to share my question on twitter to get the Booster badge [duplicate]

I have asked a question with 340 views. Now I want to get Booster badge and I have an account on twitter. I want to know how to share my question.
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Advertise the twitterbot on beta sites in alternation with the newsletter

All sites (beta, graduated, or Programmers) have a twitter bot. Like this one. It's a great idea, helps publicize the site effectively if the bot has enough followers. But: And, without followers, ...
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Why doesn't Stack Overflow have Twitter? [closed]

Even Martial Arts has Twitter, and they only get 1 question in 3 days. This is curious. What prevents SO and MSO from Tweeting?
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Allow tweet embed

Would it be nice I believe that embedding a Tweet in a question/answer with Embedded Tweets feature would be a good way to make it clear you're quoting a tweet. As I saw some posts today that used ...
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Twitter bots share posts with closevotes on them

Posts with close votes aren't supposed to be tweeted. The @StackWorkplace feed just shared the post Why not always feel confident enough to speak and share my views in workplace which had 3 ...
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Update Twitter icon

The logo/icon for sharing a post on Twitter is now outdated, since Twitter has upgraded their logo last week. Could we get a fix on that?
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Tweet your reason for vote

Sometimes Q/A gets some downvotes and some users will complain about the down-voters "not having guts to say why". We all have seen that. Now, for example, I believe that there are often good ...