One of our distinguished reader asked us about different ways to delete tweets. Most of the tweeters are automated their accounts in order to generate income by tweeting. This created a lot of tweets get settled in each Twitter account. Some of them are considered as spam tweets and keeping such tweets in your account will make your Twitter account into a High Risk category account. That means, Twitter may suspend your account forever at any time. It is ideal that you delete some unimportant tweets from your active account.
Ways to delete Tweets from your Twitter account
There are different ways to delete tweets from your twitter account. In this post we are explaining the manual method and three automated method to delete Tweets from your Twitter account.
Manual Deletion of tweets
You may login to your Twitter and manually delete all unwanted Tweets. Once you Tweet, you'll see a star and a trash can at the end of the tweet update. The star is for marking the update as a favorite, and the trash can is for removing it.
To delete a Tweet, simply:
- Log in to Twitter Profile
- Click on Tweets
- Locate the tweet / update you want to delete
- Click the trash can
Picture Source Courtesy: Twitter.com
Automatic Deletion of Tweets
Automatic Deletion of Tweets can be done by three methods:
1. First of all, you had to login to your Twitter account. Then by using this software, AutoClicker (search in Google to get the free download), you may assign your mouse to make automatic clicking on the “Trash Can” as explained above. This method is not recommended because of multiple failures.
2. If you have access to web server that running ColdFusion, then just paste the below given code into a blank file and change the cfhttp attributes to your twitter username and password. Then you load the page up in your browser. In the code, you had to change the username and password with the one that of your Twitter account. Thanks to Torgorama.com for this wonderful script
<cfhttp method="GET" url="http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline/foo.xml?count=200" username="foo" password="blarg" />
TwitWipe is an application that allows us to delete all tweets in an account. Once you’ve started wiping tweets, you can stop the process in middle by clicking on the “STOP IT!” link.
How To Use This (TwitWipe) Application?
Visit TwitWipe Login page.Sign in with Twitter. After Authenticating with Twitter, you can “Start Wiping”. Please remember that once you delete all your Tweets, you can never get it back.
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