Saturday, May 3, 2008

How Many Twitter Tools Are There?

There is no question that Twitter has gained the attention of global web developers. Which, if any, of these tools do you use?

Twitter.com: The original.
Twhirl.com: Twitter via Adobe Air on the desktop.
Twinga: Another Air version of Twitter.
Spaz: An open source Twitter client.
Twitteroo: Another desktop client.
TwittEarth.com: Who's tweeting via global avatars.
TwitterVision: A GoogleMaps mashup showing where in the world tweets are coming from. Also available: Twittervision 3D
http://whoshouldifollow.com/
TwitDir: A Twitter directory.
http://twittersnooze.com/: In case you want someone to 'tweet-off' for a time.
Tweeterboard: Twitter stats like the top 100 Twitterers.
TweetClouds: Create a keyword cloud based on a user's tweets.
Twitterverse: The keyword cloud of the entire twitter community for a given time period.
Quotably: Tracking the conversations among a Twitterer's followers.
TwitterFeed: Automate feed updates from your blog to Twitter.
Pulse of Open Source: What is the open source community tweeting to one another about?
TwitPic: Share photos via Twitter.
TweetScan: Search any Twitterer or term to see who's tweeting about what.
Terraminds: Another way to take the pulse of Twitter.
TweetVolume: Check the frequency of a range of keywords within Twitter.
Twitter Fan Wiki:Collected quotes, apps and more...
Twitbin: A Firefox plugin.
Remember the Milk: Your todo list via Twitter.
TwitterTimer: Send yourself reminders at specific times.
TwitterNotes: Keep track of appropriately tagged personal notes and todo items.
PocketTweets: Twitter from your iPhone. (It will be in Canada soon...)
TinyTwitter: Tweeting from any java-enabled mobile device.
TweetMeme: What are the main themes of the moment?
Twitterbox: Twitter from Second Life.
FoxyTunes: Let the Twitterverse know what you're listening to or watching.
TwitThis: A way for visitor to your blog to quickly and easily tweet about your post(s).
TweetStats: How often are you tweeting?
24 O'Clocks: Twitter on a timeline.
TwitterPoster: A visual representation of the degrees of influence among Twitterers.

Although they were published well over a year ago, the following links are the most accurate representations I've read on the disruptive force of this microblogging technology, and the addictiveness of the Twitter engine.

9 comments:

Gia Rossini said...

I think you're missing this one on your list: Twistori

"...the first step in an ongoing social experiment, based on twitter..."

Rodd Lucier said...

Way Cool Gia!
That one reminds me of www.wefeelfine.org which references similar ideas from global blog posts.

Rodd Lucier said...

A few more Twitter sites:

http://www.mytweetmap.com/ is a mashup with GoogleMaps

http://xefer.com/twitter/ produces charts showing time of day of user's tweets

Rodd Lucier said...

Your Twitter network visualizer:

http://www.tweetwheel.com/

Rodd Lucier said...

Twitter from the Phone!
http://www.twitterfone.com/

Rodd Lucier said...

A new Twitter search tool:

http://summize.com/

Rodd Lucier said...

Twitter from your cell phone: http://www.twitterfone.com

Rodd Lucier said...

Twitter + Audio message = Twittergram
http://www.twittergram.com/

Rodd Lucier said...

TweetDeck! I use it, but didn't list it!