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Missing Replies On Twitter? Can’t See Retweets And Shares? Use Twitter Search To Find Them All

Here’s something you may have suspected but didn’t know for sure: Twitter’s mentions folder is unreliable.

It misses replies. Loses them. Mentions disappear into the ether.

I know this because when I look for replies and mentions of my username using Twitter’s powerful search functionality it finds a lot, lot more, including retweets (organic and internal), something which the mentions folder misses all the time. Also, if you use Twitter to share content from your website or blog your mentions folder won’t pick that up at all – even if your domain is the same as your username.

For established and active users (especially brands) this can be really frustrating, and can make it difficult to gauge your impact on your network.

The good news? There’s an easy solution. And once again, Twitter search comes to the rescue.

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Missing Replies, High Error Rate(s), API Constantly Busy… Twitter Goes From Bad To Worse

I used to wonder if Twitter would become too big to fail.

With all the problems they’ve had the past few weeks, I’m increasingly concerned that they might to getting too big to succeed.

It seems like half the time over the last few days it takes me 2-3 attempts to even post a tweet. And missing replies… what’s that all about?

Come on guys… now we’re in the latter stages and the matches are fairly thin on the ground, you can’t use the World Cup as an excuse anymore. Hire some more people. Hire better people. Just do something about it. It’s getting embarrassing.