How to Export Twitter Lists

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How to Export Twitter Lists
A Twitter list is a categorised set of users. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images News/Getty Images)

Twitter does not provide any list import or export tools as of time of publication, but you can use a third-party tool called to save any public Twitter list as a CSV or Excel file. You can use an exported list as a cautionary backup, for intelligence gathering on competitors' lists, to import into a contact management tool or simply for ticking off a checklist of people whom you would like to get to know better.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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  1. 1

    Visit the website (

  2. 2

    Click "Twitter."

  3. 3

    Enter the name of the list you want to export int he following format:


    For example, to export the New York Times staff Twitter list, you would enter:


  4. 4

    Click "Continue."

  5. 5

    Enter your new account information, including your name, e-mail address and desired password.

  6. 6

    Click "Complete."

  7. 7

    Download your Twitter list in CSV or Excel format.

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