Twitter for Mac Private Account

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Mac Elvis, May 26, 2012.

  1. Mac Elvis macrumors newbie

    May 20, 2012
    Any idea how to rectify this problem? Twitter for Mac is saying Private Account on timeline and mentions so won't load tweets.:confused:

    Edit: Just did a search on Twitter and it seems quite a few in the same boat today. Bad times.
  2. Mac Elvis, May 26, 2012
    Last edited: May 26, 2012

    Mac Elvis thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 20, 2012
    Uninstalled the app and deleted all Twitter related files. Then reinstalled and got this message

    The operation can’t be completed because the item “https_twitter.com_0.localstorage” is in use.

    when trying to empty trash? Any ideas?

    EDIT: Shut down MBA and rebooted. Trash now empty. Re-installed Mac app but still saying Private account. Very poort this Twitter, very poor.

    EDIT: When I checked it Finder a preference file under documents keeps re-appearing after deletion. Any idea why this would happen?
  3. Mac Elvis thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 20, 2012
    Re-installed a 3rd time and its now working. Very weird as it seems to have affected a number of users.
  4. longball5187 macrumors newbie

    Sep 23, 2012
    Same thing

    Same thing just happened to me. Did you guys figure out how to fix it?
  5. bitshiftcop macrumors newbie

    Nov 22, 2012
    I've solved this by removing the twitter app from the Applications folder.
    And then in ~/Library (the library folder in your home folder) do a search for "twitter" and remove everything related to the app. like com.twitter in preferences folder, caches folder, ...
  6. Black Magic macrumors 68000

    Black Magic

    Sep 30, 2012
    Looks like its related to advance security. Sign out of the Twitter app (via the Twitter app) then sign back in resolved it for me.
  7. Raygen.c macrumors newbie

    Jul 8, 2016
    no but you need to click edit profile to do that and i cant even click edit profile

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