With an estimated 175 million Twitter customers, it’s no marvel it’s so laborious to trace down previous tweets—yours or anybody else’s. Twitter shops them without end, however due to capability limitations, its search engine takes you again only a week or two. Your solely different choice is to manually scroll via the person tweets on a web page, which is inefficient and does you no good past the three,200-tweet restrict.
If you have to search again additional, begin with TweetScan, which retains an index to 2007; although incomplete, it’s typically the most effective guess. If that doesn’t work, you should still have the ability to retrieve what you want utilizing a search engine. Strive Googling with a question like this: twitter.com/username key phrase (swap within the username of the one that tweeted and a key phrase from the tweet).
For simpler entry to your tweets sooner or later, again them up. Among the many companies accessible, TweetBackUp is free and has lively help on Twitter itself (@TweetBackUp). When you’ve signed in (it makes use of your Twitter account for authentication), it mechanically backs up your tweets, and you may rapidly export your final 3,200 tweets into any of 4 codecs, which you’ll then search. As a bonus, the HTML and CSV codecs provide the everlasting URL for every tweet.