When you’re looking for engaged Twitter users to interact with, you may want to exclude Tweets with links from your search. Why? Tweets without links indicate Twitter users are actively engaged on the network itself, rather than simply funneling traffic to other locations online. This can be particularly useful if you’re following Tweets from a Twitter chat or live event and want to avoid links that pull you away from the conversation at hand.
How to do it:
When typing your search term in the Twitter search box, add “-http”