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Searching in Twitter

I’ve lost count of the number of times when I have read a tweet, and later wanted to refer back to it but struggled to find it. So, mainly for own benefit, I am adding some notes here on how to search Twitter.

The best starting place is usually

But you can also search directly in the main Twitter app using syntax like this

“good read” (from:shaunabram)

to return all tweets (from me, in this case) with the exact phrase, “good read”


good read (from:shaunabram)

to return all tweets from me with either the words “good” or “read” in them.