Particular tweet cannot be found by keyword search


Hello. I encountered strange behavior on Twitter. Twitter doesn’t find particular post on keyword search. It occurs on both Twitter Search API and site. Here is the fact;

I have checked troubleshooting on Twitter support page ( however, I don’t see any matches with my case. Does anybody know why this happens?

Thank you,



The Search API and service isn’t all-inclusive… some tweets just aren’t indexed or don’t make the relevance-focused cut when results are returned.



Thanks for comprehensive information. Sounds like my issue is not a problem but within specifications.