Twitter has become very popular specially in the younger generation. Some of them tweet day and night using the Twitter site, mobile phone apps and twitter buttons integrated on websites. With this much tweeting in daily life, you end up having a large number of tweets. Some of these tweets can be personal and very valuable to you. For example, the tweets that your friends sent to you when you graduated or when your first baby was born. To save all these tweets on your local hard disk, you can download all of your Twitter archive from Twitter. Here is how:
- Login to your twitter account in your web browser and then visit the https://twitter.com/settings/account page to open the Settings page of your twitter account.
- Scroll down on the opened webpage to the very bottom and you would see the Request your archive button. Click on this button to request the download link of your Twitter archive.
- After a few minutes, you would receive an email from Twitter with a link to download your twitter archive. Click on the download link in the email to open a twitter page from where you can download the ZIP file containing all of your tweets.
- Now you can extract the contents of the downloaded ZIP archive to a folder and double-click on the index.html file to view all of your tweets in a web browser. The look and feel of the html pages is same as the Twitter website. You can browse your tweets for every month since your created the Twitter account. You can also search for your tweets using the search box. Additionally, there is CSV file containing all of your tweets. You can open this CSV file using Microsoft Word or OpenOffice Writer.