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Twitter Testing Out Ability to Download Your Entire Tweet History

Posted in News on 17/12/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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First promised earlier this year, Twitter has begun testing the ability for users to download their entire Twitter history – up from the previous limit of 3200 tweets imposed by the Twitter API. The option is currently only available to a small number of users (as confirmed by TheNextWeb), although it’s likely that the feature will roll out to all users in the near future.

To download your history archive, just to into Twitter settings, and scroll down to “Your Twitter Archive” to download all of your tweets. Twitter will send you an email once your archive is ready to download. It will come in the form of a zipper HTML file showing tweets in a calendar-like format.

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J. Glenn Künzler

Glenn is Managing Editor at MacTrast, and has been using a Mac since he bought his first MacBook Pro in 2006. Now he's up to his neck in Apple, and owns an old iBook, a 2012 iMac with an extra Thunderbolt display for good measure, a 4th-generation iPad, an iPad mini, 2 iPhones, and a Mac Mini that lives at the neighbor's house. He lives in a small town in Utah, enjoys bacon more than you can possibly imagine, and is severely addicted to pie.