Complete list of Twitter search operators. Search like a Pro!

To search like a pro on Twitter, you need to learn how the Twitter search operations work. There are 12 different operations that one can make use of to reach to your result set.

1. Twitter Lists

elections list:TIME/time-staff
Search for tweets from users who belong to a particular Twitter list

2. User Tweets

from:BarackObama
All tweets sent by a particular Twitter user

from:john to:peter -RT
Tweets from user @John that @mention user @Peter but exclude Retweets

3. Image Search

#Emmys filter:images
Show tweets for a particular hashtag but containing images

4. Video Search

tornado filter:media
Show tornado tweets containing images or videos

music concert filter:native_video
Show tweets that contain native video (uploaded inside tweet)

5. Hashtags

#Emmy or #Emmys2015
Tweets sent to @BarackObama but not containing any links

6. News

Barack Obama filter:news
Show only tweets that mention a keyword and contain links to news websites

7. Best Tweets

youtube.com min_faves:100
Tweets containing YouTube videos that are favorited by at least 100 users

earthquake min_retweets:10
Tweets that have been retweeted at least 10 times

8. Language

#foodrecipe lang:en
Tweets sent in particular language (en = English)

9. Safe Search

family games filter:safe
Filter tweets containing adult or potentially sensitive content

10. Geo Tagged

iPhone near:NY within:10miTweets sent by users within the 10 mile radius of New York containing iPhone

11. Time Range

iPhone Reviews since:2016-04-01 until:2016-04-09
Tweets sent in a particular time range (may not work with Twitter APIs)

12. Keywords

YouTube good OR amazing OR awesome filter:links
Tweets containing YouTube videos that are described as awesome or amazing

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