26 tools to make you a better Twitterer
May 12, 2008
One of the things that makes Twitter great is that it’s a “classic” open internet application — a fairly straightforward application with an API that allows other creative people to build enhancements on top of it.
The following list includes some of my favorite enhancements, tools and mashups to make Twitter go that extra mile.
Do you have any favorites that I missed? Share them with us in the comments below!
Twitter Clients & Tweeting Tools
- Twhirl – Multi-functional desktop client for Windows, Mac & Linux
- Hahlo 3 – Enormously cool web client for iPhones
- TwitBin – Twitter as a Firefox Plugin
- TwitterFone – Dictate your tweets by phone
- Autopostr – Automatically tweet new Flickr posts
- Twitsay – Send voice recordings to Twitter
- TweetLater – Tweet to the future.
- TweetAhead – Another scheduled tweeting service.
- Tweetburner – URL Shortener that tracks clickthroughs
- DM Deleter – Bulk delete your direct messages
- Jott – Phone in tweets via Jott.
- TwitterReply – Worried about missing replies? TwitterReply will mail them all to you.
Twitter Visualization Tools
- TweetWheel – Shows the relationships between everyone you follow
- TwitterVision – Twitter and Google Earth Mashup
- Twistori – A unique and artistic mashup; perhaps not terribly useful, but very cool
- Twitterholic – Leaderboard of the “Most Followed” Twitterers
- TwitEarth – Planetary Twitter Visualization
- TweetStats – Graph your Twitter Stats
Twitter Search Tools
- TweetScan – Search Twitter
- Summize – Conversational Search Engine
- Twitterverse – Twitter viewed as a keyword cloud
- TwitterLocal – Find twitterers (and top twitterers) in your area.
- FuelFrog – Track your gas mileage via Twitter
Tools for dealing with Twiter Annoyances
- TwitterSnooze – Give annoying friends a “time out”
- TwerpScan – Check your followers (and people you’re following) for spammers and other parasites.
- EatSleepTweet – Twitter clothing