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Last active Apr 2, 2020
Bash oneliner to delete tweets
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#!/bin/bash
# Context: https://jamiehall.cc/2020/03/10/delete-all-your-tweets-with-one-line-of-bash/
# https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=22689746
twurl "/1.1/statuses/user_timeline.json?screen_name=YOUR_TWITTER_HANDLE&count=200&max_id=$(twurl '/1.1/statuses/user_timeline.json?screen_name=YOUR_TWITTER_HANDLE&count=200&include_rts=1' | jq -r '.[9]|.id_str')&include_rts=1" | jq -r '.[]|.id_str' | parallel -j 10 -a - twurl -X POST /1.1/statuses/destroy/{1}.json > /dev/null