How to Read Mentions/Replies of others profile on Twitter

by Mayur on February 16, 2011

in How To's, Internet, Tips 'n' Tricks

If you’ve an account on Twitter, then you can easily check the timeline, followers list and following list of someone’s profile. But twitter doesn’t allows anyone to see the mentions of any other persons profile or account.

A mention is any Twitter update that contains @username anywhere in the body of the Tweet. (Yes, this means that replies are also considered mentions.)

However, if you’re interested in peeping the Mentions aka Replies of someone else profile on twitter, then we have some simple tricks to check Mentions of any person. This is not possible using the web interface of twitter but can be easily done using the Official Twitter App and TweetDeck App for iOS and Android devices. Unfortunately, if you don’t have access to twitter via mobile then ‘TweetDeck App for Chrome’ will do the job!

Follow the steps below to Read anyone’s Mentions using Twitter mobile app

Twitter for iPhone (iOS): Open any tweet of desired profile, then click on the small white arrow to open his profile. Now tap the @ button to open their Mentions as shown:

open twitter profile_iOS    read mentions_twitter

Twitter for Android: Open any tweet of the desired profile, then click on the small grey arrow to open his profile. Now tap the @ button to open their Mentions as shown:

open twitter profile_Android    read mentions_twitter

If you’re using TweetDeck App on your Google Chrome browser, then just launch the Tweetdeck app, click the profile image of the desired person. A new column will pop out listing some options, just click on the ‘Mentions’ tab to open and explore it.

TweetDeck for Chrome

Hope you found this post useful. Do share your views with us. :)

Update – Additionally, here is another easier way shared by @arpitnext to accomplish the above task directly using Twitter’s web interface. Just login to twitter and enter the desired profile username in the ‘Search’ bar. For instance: @web_trickz

profile mentions_twitter

You can then see all the mentions related to that particular account.

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{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

Abhishek February 16, 2011 at 10:48 pm

There was Power Twitter extension of Firefox and Chrome to by which we could see @mentions on Old Twitter , i don’t think so it is operation with New Twitter.

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Mayur February 16, 2011 at 11:47 pm

The above ways doesn’t requires any extension and works with New Twitter as well.

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Abhishek February 17, 2011 at 2:44 pm

Thanks ! thats cool !

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