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Re-Tweeting in Twitter makes Feed jump back several tweets back or to beginning of feed.


After opening eight links from my Twitter Feed, Firefox jumps back towards the previous 10-15+ Tweets that I previously viewed, I am using nightly (21.01A 2013-01-30) and in previous revisions it was much worse, like in 17.01 it would refresh the Twitter Feed

This Behavior does not occur in any other "Major" Browser for Linux, but this is not specifically Platform "agnostic" as it happens on ubuntu, arch, opensuse ,Gentoo, even the more "Enterprise" oriented distro's such as FreeBSD and RHEL

As I have them on all different machines, using the above mentioned OS'es

Also, to add I see that I am getting(as another certain poster in this forum) the dreaded "your Twitter account is not allowed to perform this action" in Firefox, but it only seems to be for certain Random Retweets I attempt...

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  • Shockwave Flash 11.2 r202
  • The IcedTea-Web Plugin executes Java applets.


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:21.0) Gecko/20130131 Firefox/21.0

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You are using Firefox Nightly, we don't have much people that specialize in it. You can try clearing cache and cookies and resetting Firefox but if that does not work I would suggest reporting a bug. Here are the steps;

Many site issues can be caused by corrupt cookies or cache. In order to try to fix these problems, the first step is to clear both cookies and the cache. Note: This will temporarily log you out of all sites you're logged in to. To clear cache and cookies do the following:

  1. Go to Firefox > History > Clear recent history or (if no Firefox button is shown) go to Tools > Clear recent history.
  2. Under "Time range to clear", select "Everything".
  3. Now, click the arrow next to Details to toggle the Details list active.
  4. From the details list, check Cache and Cookies and uncheck everything else.
  5. Now click the Clear now button.

Further information can be found in the Clear your cache, history and other personal information in Firefox article.

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The Reset Firefox feature can fix many issues by restoring Firefox to its factory default state while saving your essential information. Note: This will cause you to lose any Extensions, Open websites, and some Preferences.

To Reset Firefox do the following:

  1. Go to Firefox > Help > Troubleshooting Information.
  2. Click the "Reset Firefox" button.
  3. Firefox will close and reset. After Firefox is done, it will show a window with the information that is imported. Click Finish.
  4. Firefox will open with all factory defaults applied.

Further information can be found in the Reset Firefox – easily fix most problems article.

Did this fix your problems? Please report back to us!

Create an account if you don't have one already and report your bug here: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/ but please do the above before reporting.