Resources for Twitter

Useful websites and tools
Articles about Twitter

Useful websites and tools

Twitter website
(First, set up a free account.)
http://twitter.com/
Newbie's guide to Twitter Rafe Needleman http://www.webware.com/8301-1_109-9697867-2.html
Twitter Etiquette observations about user behavior and the developing Twitter culture http://twitter.pbwiki.com/Twitter+Etiquette
Twitterlearn twitter service for learning German, Italian, and Spanish http://www.twitterlearn.com/
Video about Twitter Robert Scoble interviewed http://www.fastcompany.com/multimedia/2007/08/why-twitter-will-change-the-way-business.html
Twittervision see twits all over the world as they happen http://twittervision.com/
tweetr allows you to send and receive messages from Twitter http://www.tw3t.com/
Snitter "I can't believe it's not twitter" http://snook.ca/snitter/
Twitteroo desktop application for Twitter (for PC) http://rareedge.com/twitteroo/
Twitterific desktop application for Twitter (for Mac) http://iconfactory.com/software/twitterrific/
Twitbin Twitter plug-in for Firefox (For PC, Mac, or Linux) http://twitbin.com/
TwitterCamp allows you to monitor tweets from your friends http://www.danieldura.com/code/twittercamp/
Twitter Fan Wiki many more desktop applications http://twitter.pbwiki.com/Apps
Twitter Blocks 3-dimensional visualization of who follows whom http://explore.twitter.com/blocks/
Twitterholic.com follows the top 100 twitterholics http://twitterholic.com/
Twitterbox a Twitter Client for Second Life http://ordinalmalaprop.com/twitter/
twitiar blog for Argentinean twitterers http://tuitiar.blogspot.com/
Twittergram Send a link to an audio file that appears on Twitter (experimental) http://www.twittergram.com/
jaiku alternative to Twitter http://www.jaiku.com/
frazr French clone of Twitter http://www.frazr.com/fr/
noumba another French clone of Twitter http://noumba.net/


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Articles about Twitter

Has blogging had its day? (Podcast about why Twitter is overtaking blogs) by Robin Hamman & Kate Bevan http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_7685000/7685883.stm
What the Tweet? by Will Richardson http://weblogg-ed.com/2007/what-the-tweet/
Why We Twitter: Understanding Microblogging Usage and Communities by Akshay Java, Xiaodan Song, Tim Finin, & Belle Tseng http://tinyurl.com/23ywyv
Why Everyone's Talking about Twitter By Anita Hamilton http://www.time.com/time/business/article/0,8599,1603637,00.html
What is Twitter, and is there any reason I should care? by Bobbie Johnson http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2007/mar/15/media.newmedia
The Asymptotic Twitter Curve by Kathy Sierra http://headrush.typepad.com/creating_passionate_users/2006/12/httpwww37signal.html
Friends Swap Twitters, and Frustration by Andrew Lavallee http://online.wsj.com/public/article/SB117373145818634482-ZwdoPQ0PqPrcFMDHDZLz_P6osnI_20080315.html
Is Twitter TOO good? by Kathy Sierra http://headrush.typepad.com/creating_passionate_users/2007/03/is_twitter_too_.html
Confessions of a Twitter Convert by Adam C. Engst http://db.tidbits.com/article/9228
RIP Twitter (2007-2007) by Mat Balez http://www.web1979.com/2007/03/14/rip-twitter-2007-2007/
Eight Ways Twitter is Useful Professionally by Jackson West http://webworkerdaily.com/2007/03/15/eight-ways-twitter-is-useful-professionally/
Twitter Nation: Nobody cares what you're doing by Helen A.S. Popkin http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/18445274/
Ten Tweets about Twitter by Matthew Homann http://thenonbillablehour.typepad.com/nonbillable_hour/2009/02/ten-tweets-about-twitter.html
50 ideas for using Twitter in education by Carol Cooper-Taylor http://cooper-taylor.com/blog/2008/08/50-ideas-on-using-twitter-for-education/
How Twitter Creates a Social Sixth Sense by Clive Thompson http://www.wired.com/techbiz/media/magazine/15-07/st_thompson
How to Present While People Are Twittering by Olivia Mitchell http://pistachioconsulting.com/twitter-presentations/

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Last revised: February 24, 2009