Twitter

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.

Head of U.S. Armed Forces Joins Twitter

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.

More Twitter Followers Don’t Always Mean More Clicks

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.

What Twitter Can Learn from Google Reader

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.

Why Everyone on Twitter Needs NutShellMail

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.

What’s your Twitter Gender ?

Twitmarks, created by Twitter user mixdev, is an experiment that analyzes your tweets and tries to guess your gender.

The Most Popular Twitter Acronyms

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.

Does Twitter Have an ‘Excessive Use’ Policy?

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.

Get a Log of your Online Activity as an Image with FriendFeed

FriendFeed feed widget that lets you export an image log of your online activity/ This is helpful if you like to include your lifestream in an email message or need to embed it in a site that doesn’t support JavaScript (e.g. MySpace & WordPress.com).