Emily Price, Lifehacker: Search by Keyword, Hashtag, Date Range and Twitter Handle

Extract from Emily Price’s article “How to Find Old Tweets By Time Period, Keyword, And More”

Looking at old social media posts is an easy way to get a quick snapshot into what was going on in your life during a certain time period.

I’m personally a sucker for those “On this day” posts. While occasionally traumatic (thanks for the reminder of my mom’s funeral, Facebook!), by in large I like seeing pictures of vacations past, my dog when he was a puppy, and fun nights out with friends I don’t see nearly enough of anymore.

When it comes to Twitter, surfacing your older tweets can be a bit difficult.

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