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How To Delete A Retweet On Twitter

Sometimes all you need is a refresher on how to delete a retweet on Twitter.  Don’t worry, we’ll take your though the process step by step.

Deleting a retweet is actually very simple.  But if you have never done it or it has been a long time since you removed a retweet then it can be an annoying process of searching around the Twitter platform trying to figure out what to do.

*NOTE: You might think that it would be similar to deleting a normal tweet, but its really not.

Tweet vs Retweet

Once you go through this guide your will feel kind of silly just how obvious it is.  It’s one of those things that’s really easy, but its just kind of cluttered between all the other options.  If you’re use to deleting tweets and then try to make the mind connection of “Its similar… I just have to look down this menu” then get ready for a surprise.

We know you’re having a hard time trying to figure out how to delete a retweet on Twitter.  It might be because there is no menu option to delete a retweet on Twitter.  Follow the steps below to get rid of that retweet.

Below are the 5 simple steps, and even less if you’re already looking at your tweets page.

How to Delete A Retweet

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Pictured Above: Step 4
Step 1

1.  Login to your Twitter Account.

Step 2

2.  On the upper left hand side of the page you will see that the home page is selected.  If it is not, then select the home tab by clicking on it.

Step 3

3. Look down the left side of the page. Under your banner, under your profile icon, you will see your tweet count.  Click on the tweet number.

Step 4

4. Locate the Tweet you want to remove and click on the arrows forming a square circle with the count next to it.

Step 5

5. Done.

Why Should I Delete A Retweet?

If your looking to gather a nice social following you may want to look as professional as possible.  Tweets with little quality or value may not be something that you want to keep on your Twitter feed.  You can monitor your feed with the built in analytical tools that this platform offers.  If the conversion rate is low on a particular Tweet, you may want to reconsider its value to your Twitter followers. You might think your post is bleeping great but others might not be entertained.


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