If you type any word or series of words into Twitter’s search box it will return a series of tweets, in reverse chronological order, where those words have been used. This is how search engines typically work, and most people know that.

What many of those same people don’t know is that Twitter’s search functionality is really, really clever. How smart? Well, how about this: it can easily track any web page that has been shared on Twitter… even if it’s hidden inside another URL.

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