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Delete Twitter mentions and all tweets mentioning someone!

. 5 min read

Not a fan of that K-pop band anymore? Broke up with your girlfriend? Change of political views? Do you want to delete mentions on Twitter regarding these people? Or maybe you just want to get rid of some tweets that you are mentioned in?

I completely understand. Twitter, the bustling hub of social interactions, can sometimes lead us down memory lanes we’d rather not stroll again. Hence, deleting Twitter mentions can be both liberating and necessary, whether it’s an old argument or a mention you regret.

Another example of a need to delete mentions on Twitter, this time coming from a soccer fan.

In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the ins and outs of deleting mentions on Twitter. So, if you’re ready to spruce up your digital presence, read on!

Can you delete a mention on Twitter?

Short answer: Yes, you easily can. If you want to get rid of your tweets mentioning someone, you can delete it just like any other tweet. Keep on reading to see how to delete your tweets mentioning someone in bulk. But let me give you a spoiler below:

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Can you delete a tweet you are mentioned in?

On Twitter, control over content is primarily in the hands of the content creator. This means that while you cannot directly delete a tweet authored by someone else that mentions you, you do have the option to unmention yourself from a conversation.

Here's how:

Step #1: Find the tweet mentioning you (either in your timeline or mentions tab).

Step #2: Click the three-dot menu in the top right corner of the tweet.

Step #3: Select "Leave this conversation."

Remember that this won't delete the entire tweet, but it will remove your handle from it.

This is especially handy if you keep getting mentioned by Twitter bots or fake accounts. And if you are having trouble with Twitter bots, you may want to read this related article below:

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How about your tweets where you mention other users? Let's move on with them.

How do you delete mentions on Twitter?

Clearing out mentions from your Twitter feed requires a bit of patience and know-how, but it’s entirely possible with the right approach.

How to delete your mentions on Twitter

If you’re looking to delete tweets you’ve authored that mention someone, here’s a step-by-step guide to help you through the process:

Step #1: Log into your Twitter account and head to the search bar.

Step #2: Enter from:"yourusername" to:"mentionedusername", replacing "yourusername" with your actual Twitter handle and "mentionedusername" with the handle of the person you’ve mentioned. Alternatively, you can use the related fields from Twitter's advanced search.

Step #3: Twitter will display a list of all tweets where you’ve mentioned the specified user. From there on, you can delete each tweet one by one.

This method is manual and can be time-consuming if you have numerous mentions to delete. That's why you might want to check Circleboom Twitter, allowing you to delete all your tweets mentioning someone.

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Circleboom Twitter's tweet deletion services allow you to delete your tweets, retweets, likes, quotes, and even your entire Twitter archive.

On top of these, you can also filter out which tweets to delete. You can delete tweets by date, by engagement levels, and by many other variables. Of course, as far as this article is concerned, you can delete all mentions on Twitter with Circleboom, as it allows you to delete tweets by keyword too.

To delete Twitter mentions in bulk, you just need to follow a few simple steps:

Step #1: Sign in to Circleboom Twitter.

You can create a Circleboom account easily if you don't have one yet.

Step #2: This might be your first time on Circleboom Twitter, so you won't have any accounts linked at first.

If so, you'll need to authorize Circleboom Twitter to connect it with your Twitter account, which is a quick process.

Step #3: Once logged in, navigate to the "My Tweets" section on the left-hand menu of the Circleboom Twitter dashboard.

From there, select "Delete all My Tweets".

Step #4: Before proceeding, make sure that you have your Twitter archive file requested and downloaded. This file can be obtained directly from Twitter.

At this step, you will be asked to upload the "tweets.js" file from your Twitter archive. Circleboom allows you to delete more than your last 3,200 tweets at once this way.

Step #5: Circleboom will upload all your tweets, enabling you to search for specific tweets using keywords, usernames, or hashtags.

This is where you get to choose the account to delete Twitter mentions for. Simply type in the handle you mentioned in your tweets here.

Step #6: Once you've identified the tweets you wish to remove, delete them with a single click.

It's important to note that this action is irreversible, so exercise caution before proceeding!

All that's left to do now is to sit back and relax while Circleboom Twitter helps you delete Twitter mentions in bulk.

Tweet deletion is not the only feature Circleboom Twitter offers. You can also see who unfollowed you, manage Twitter lists, export Twitter accounts, identify inactive followers, conduct advanced Twitter searches, get an in-depth analysis of your profile, and do much more with Circleboom.


Managing your Twitter mentions doesn’t have to be daunting if you choose to use a comprehensive Twitter management tool like Circleboom.

Circleboom makes deleting Twitter mentions convenient so that you can enjoy the reflection of the best of your digital persona, and maintain your online reputation and privacy. So go ahead, take control of your Twitter narrative, and delete your tweets mentioning someone with confidence!

Fatih Kemal Oksuzoglu

Passionate about the latest trends and developments in the digital world, all the way from social media marketing to cybersecurity, and enjoys sharing his insights and tips.

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