How to Easily Search for Tweets from Specific Twitter Accounts
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(Pocket-lint) – Have you ever wanted to search for a specific person’s tweets on Twitter? Now there is a very easy way to do this.
How to search for tweets from specific accounts
There are several methods, but the most recent – searching from profiles – is by far the easiest and most straightforward.
For a very long time, Twitter offered users a manual way to search for tweets from specific accounts. However, it was not very user friendly and had mixed results. In the search bar on Twitter, you had to search for “from: [Twitter handle] [search term] “. So it might look like this:
from: fluffy apple
Search from profiles
To make it easier to find a tweet someone tweeted years ago, Twitter has added a new search button to profile pages. This button allows you to search for tweets from any profile you are viewing. The social media consultant Matt Navarra a First reported that the new search button started appearing to users in September 2021. A month later, XDA developers noticed that it had been rolled out widely to everyone who uses Twitter’s iOS app.
Here’s how to find the new search button:
- Open the latest version of the Twitter app (iOS only).
- Access a user’s profile.
- In the cover photo area, look for the magnifying glass (next to the menu button …).
- Tap the magnifying glass. This is the new search button.
- Enter the keywords you want to search for in the user’s previous tweets.
Want to know more?
Check out the Pocket-lint Twitter hub for more tips and tricks.
Written by Maggie Tillman. Originally published on .