If you want to know what people are currently saying about any web page on the Internet, try any of the following bookmarklets. They load conversations from Twitter, Blogs, FriendFeed, Digg and other places.
Twitter has completely changed the way we communicate, it is the source for breaking news, a place where we find like-minded people and all this in 140 characters or less.
Tim O’Reilly, the founder of O’Reilly Media, has written a colored and illustrated PDF book on Twitter called The Twitter Book. The title, available as an ebook and hard cover, promises to teach you everything you need to know to quickly become a Twitter power user.
Most #hashtags have pretty obvious meanings (like #teched or #xkcd) but if you are not too sure about the meaning or origin of any particular hashtag, check out tagdef.
On April 17, the day when Oprah Winfrey joined Twitter by sending a tweet from her Friday TV show, share of US based visits to the Twitter site increased by 24% and some 1.2 million new users signed up for Twitter on that day alone.
You can now take notes in Evernote directly from Twitter. You can also view what people are saving into Evernote through a simple search.
I am not too sure if this problem is related to the Twitter worm that surfaced over the last weekend but Twitter has deleted all tweets from my account that were written in the last three days.
Admiral Mike Mullen, who is the highest ranking military officer in the US Armed Forces, has just joined Twitter at @thejointstaff – maybe his boss @BarackObama convinced him to do so.
A high follower count on Twitter can certainly give an ego boost but will your web servers crash if a popular Twitter user with half a million followers tweets a link that points to your web site. The answer is no.
FeedDemon 3 includes some new features that make this RSS reader almost a perfect Twitter client for Windows. Here’s why:
You can consider adding your Twitter profile to the Technorati Blog directory as this can give you extra exposure.
Tnhe Suggested Users page is probably the most controversial element of Twitter. Think of it as an exclusive club where an entry can help you gain thousands of new followers on Twitter in a single day.
NutShellMail is a free web based service that helps you manage one or more Twitter accounts via email. You also get a nice summary of all new followers (and quitters) on Twitter.
Twitter can be a great source of traffic for your blog. Here are instructions on how to add the Tweet This button to your WordPress theme or Blogger template.
If you have trouble deciding between Twitter and Tumblr, this could just make the choice easier.
Twitmarks, created by Twitter user mixdev, is an experiment that analyzes your tweets and tries to guess your gender.
Twitter Sheep grabs the bio of all your Twitter followers and creates a colorful Wordle like tag cloud with a quick overview of what these followers do.
Historical Tweets, a site that creates fake Twitter accounts of world’s greatest leaders, treads the very thin line between funny and offensive.
Twitter, on account of the 140 character limit, encourages extensive use of shorthand typing. Most of these acronyms might be familiar to regular Internet users but some are very specific to Twitter.
Tweet Scan allows you to download and backup all your Twitter updates and replies going back to December 2007 as a CSV file.
You are chatting with a friend who needs some help in framing a Google search query. What do you think is the best way to create short URLs for Google search pages ?
In what can only appeal to the most fanatic Twitter users, this washing machine sends you a notification on Twitter when it’s done washing your laundry.
Twitter Venn helps you track the relative popularity of various topics on Twitter and how these conversations overlap with each other.
Aeropolowoman, a journalist who was live tweeting the Mumbai terror attacks from her home in Florida, says that Twitter disabled her direct messaging and @reply facility for an hour citing excessive use.
What just happened in Mumbai has given bloggers another chance to proclaim that Twitter, and not mainstream media, is the place to go for getting breaking news updates.