Twitter is a popular social networking website where users can send "tweets" – short text messages of 140 characters or less – to followers as well as follow the tweets of others. Twitter has a universal search feature that you can use to submit queries and view results from every Twitter user whose status is set to public. When submitting a Twitter search query, you can sort the results based on popularity. The popularity of a single tweet is determined by the number of responses and retweets it receives.
Open a Web browser and navigate to the Twitter.com website.
Input your Twitter username and password in the upper right corner of the page and click "Sign In" to log in to your main timeline view.
Enter the desired search terms in the input box at the top of the page and to the right of the Twitter icon.
Press the "Enter" button on your keyboard or click on the "magnifying glass" icon to initiate the search query.
Click on the drop-down menu at the top of the results list and choose the "Top" setting to re-sort the search results based on popularity.