How to Delete a Retweet From Twitter

by Nick Peers

When you retweet something, you basically repost the original tweet so that all your followers can benefit from the information. Although sometimes people start a retweet with "RT," you can also retweet a tweet by clicking the "Retweet" link. The "RT" method is not officially supported by Twitter. If you no longer want to share someone else's tweet, you can delete it from your Twitter account.

Remove the Retweet

Log in to your Twitter account and click the "Tweets" link below your name to view all your tweets. Retweets appear in the same section. Retweets have a green arrow in the upper-right corner of their box. Locate the retweet you wish to delete and then click the "Retweeted" link below the tweet to delete it. The "Retweeted" link changes to a "Retweet" link.

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About the Author

Nick Peers has been writing technology-related articles since 2003. His articles have appeared in dozens of technical publications, including MSN UK, CNET, BBC Who Do You Think You Are, LifeHacker UK and TechRadar. He holds a Masters in information technology degree from the University of East London.

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