Twitter Open Source Intelligence

OSINT Twitter Tools

Scrape Twitter with these dorks, web apps, and other 3rd party scripts.

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Search Twitter more efficiently.


cybersec Every tweet with the word cybersec.

Quotation marks around the words "cyber security" is more specific.

"cyber security" -http is more aggressive.

security -information Tweets with security minus the word information.

opensource lang:en Open Source tweets in english. You can use fr, nl, ar, bg, cs and so on.

filter:verified elections Verified accounts tweeting about elections.

from:username Explanitory.

to:username -filter:links Tweets sent to username without links.

cybersec filter:retweets Supposed to show cybersec retweets.

cybersec exclude:retweets Cybersec without retweets.

filter:replies cybersecurity Replies with cybersecurity text.

exclude:replies cybersecurity Cybersecurity tweets with no replies.

security list:TIME/time-staff Accounts in security lists.

security min_retweets:10 Security tweets retweeted 10 or more times.

security min_faves:10 Security tweets liked/loved/hearted 10 or more times.

conference near:cityname List conferences near the cityname you enter.

security near:LA within:10mi Security tweets from anyone with-in a 10 mile radious Los Angelos. Change US city (2 uppercase letters) & mile radius number.

security reviews since:2018-01-01 until:2019-10-01 Security reviews from Jan. 01, 2018 to Nov. 01, 2019

hacking filter:links Hacking topics with links about that topic.

hacking filter:images Images about hacking. Add hashtag to define the search.

hacking filter:news Hacking topics with news source.

videos filter:safe Videos marked safe.

images filter:safe Images marked safe.

cybersec filter:media Media tweets about cybersec.

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Add these strings to your Muted Words list.

suggest_activity_tweet Stop feeding you tweets you might like.

suggest_recycled_tweet_inline Stop repeated tweets.

suggest_pyle_tweet Stop serving tweets because mutuals engaged with them.

suggest_grouped_tweet_hashtag Stop tweets associated with popular hashtags.

suggest_who_to_follow Self-explanatory.

generic-activity-momentsbreaking Keep tweets served simply because they're part of a Moment out of your feed.

suggest_activity Stop suggesting user activity.

suggest_activity_retweet Stop retweets from entire platform.

suggest_timeline_tweet Stop suggestions based on your timeline preferences.

suggest_recycled_tweet Stop any tweets considered to be recycled.




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Resources for Researchers have been widely used by other academic researchers and have proven effective for many applications

tweet objects have a long list of ‘root-level’ attributes, including fundamental attributes such as id, created_at, and text



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spear phishing

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Social Attacker is the first Open Source, Multi-Site, automated Social Media Phishing Framework. Automate the phishing of Social Media users on a mass scale by handling the connecting to, and messaging of targets.

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