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How To Delete A Tweet/Retweet?

Conversing on social mediums has become an easy way of celebrating multiple topics. From  Facebook to Instagram, SoundCloud to Snapchat and Tumbler to Twitter, the world is flourished with hundred of social networks where we can talk and express our views without any restrictions. And when it comes to a platform where we can speak bluntly, then Twitter comes at the top rank as here, we are not restricted to write our feelings, thoughts, and views in the form of tweets.

Businesses and influencers consider Twitter at the primary stage when they want to market their brand or content as they can create instant and direct communication with the target audience.

Note: “Twitter’s users can only tweet within 140 to 240 characters, and can create a tweet thread to complete his topic.”

However, Twitter gives us tons of opportunities and multiple liberties which help to boost our business sales and reputation in the industry. Among all the amazing features, tweeting is open-source which allow us to converse.

But, most of the marketers and influencers do not take its advantages just because of using it in the wrong way.

Tweeting is the easiest thing you can do on Twitter, but at the same time, posting a perfect and right tweet is a bit tricky-actually it is the most difficult task. You cannot just post anything on Twitter just because there is a section available, you have to tweet something that is relatable and suitable.  

Tweets are exactly the best source to engage and involve your audience, that is why it holds the solid command of your presence on the channel. What you write on Twitter boosts up retweets, shares, sales, as well as comments, therefore you have to make sure to be articulate for your writeups.

Tweeting and retweeting are the great ways to speak everything you want, but most of the time we make silly mistakes and post few contents that we regret after sharing on Twitter or on any other social media channel.

Note: Your post establish your reputation on the network among millions of users and your followers, therefore always make sure to recheck what you are going to post.”

If you have also made some sort of posts that you are regretting now, then you have the option to handle the situation. Fortunately, Twitter allows you to delete the tweets and retweets which have posted with or without intention. Moreover, if you are also looking for the ways to delete your previous tweets then go with this post and learn the step by step guide and result of deleting tweets.

How to Delete Tweets/Retweets?

You can delete tweets and retweets within a few taps, but you need to ensure to follow the right steps.

1. Open Twitter:

How to Delete Tweets - Type Twitter.com in your preferred web browser

Open Twitter in your preferred web browser by typing twitter.com. Doing this, you will be taken on a new page where you will see all the tweets posted by the followers.

How To Delete A Tweet - Log In Twitter

Just in case you are not logged in into your account, then you will be required to provide your Twitter login ID and password.

2. Go To Your Profile:

After landing on the main page of your Twitter account, then you will be required to click on the “Profile” option located at the left side of the page.   The option will present all the tags related to your profile like the tweets you have posted, retweets as well as comments.

How to Delete Tweets  - Go To Your Profile

3. Remove Tweet/Retweet:

Now, you will be required to select tweet or retweet you want to remove from your profile. Once you select the tweet or the retweet, then click on the drop-down arrow located at the right corner of the post.

How To Delete A Tweet - select tweet or retweet

When you click on the drop-down arrow, a list of options will appear. There you need to click on the “Delete” option represented with the red color.

How To Delete A Tweet - click on the drop-down arrow

4. Delete Your Tweet:

After clicking on the “Delete” option, a pop-up menu will appear with a message, “This can’t be undone and it will be removed from your profile, the timeline of any accounts that follow you, and from Twitter search results.” with the “Cancel” and “Delete” tabs.

How To Delete A Tweet - clicking on the Delete option

There, you need to simply select the “Delete” tab to completely remove the tweet /retweet from your profile.

How To Delete A Tweet - select the Delete tab

That’s it, you are done. You deleted the tweets successfully.

Note: “Twitter does not provide a way to delete tweets/retweets in bulk. You can only delete Tweets manually, one by one.”

What Happens To The Tweets You Delete?

  • When you remove or delete tweet/retweets, it gets removed from your account,  the timeline of any account that you follow or follows you. Moreover, it also gets removed from the Twitter search results on twitter.com.
  • Retweets of the deleted Tweet will also be removed on twitter.com, Twitter for iOS, and Twitter for Android.
  • If the people have posted on their timeline or copied it on their Twitter account, then it will not be removed.
  • If the people have retweeted your tweets with their own comments, then the tweet will not be removed.
  • Twitter cannot remove tweets that are not on twitter.com, Twitter for iOS, or Twitter for Android.

Deleting tweets and retweets from your timeline is an easy procedure, but performing the right procedure is necessary. Moreover, posting tweets on your account with perfect content is important as removing or regretting your posted content is the second thing. Make sure that you don’t make mistakes or post inappropriate content.

Your tweets and retweets showcase your personality, aura, and choices, therefore ensure that you do not post something that can bring down your reputation on the channel and among millions of people.