How do you Twitter- Twitter Tools

Do you Twitter?

One in five internet users are now on Twitter according to a study conducted by the Pew Research Center. Over the last year Twitter’s traffic has increased greatly.

For those who don’t know what Twitter is, Twitter is a status-updating or microblogging social networking website.

Twitter was founded by Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams in March 2006.

Since my time on Twitter, I’ve come across some very useful twitter tools. There certainly isn’t a shortage of Twitter applications out there.

Have you ever wondered just how much time you waste on Twitter? Tweetwasters will tell you just that.

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Hashtags-add tags to your Twitter posts with Hashtags.

Twitsay– Give your Twitter account a voice! Record up to 10 Seconds using your mobile phone.

I don’t know why you would want to, but now you can find out who is cursing on Twitter by using cursebird.

Use Digsby to manage IM, Email, and Twitter from one application.

Fight Twitter Spam

Twitblock– TwitBlock offers a light-hearted approach to booting unwanted followers.

Post more than 140 characters.

Sometimes 140 character is just not enough. Twitlonger is an easy way to post long messages to Twitter without the need to write a blog post.

Directories and User Search Tools

Wefollow– WeFollow is a directory of Twitter users organized by interests.

Twellow– Twellow is a Twitter directory sorted by occupation.

Just Tweet It-Just Tweet It is a user directory for Twitter organized by genre to allow for users to easily find other Twitter users to connect with.

Twitterlights– Twitterlights allows you to highlight snippets of text from any webpage and send it to twitter.

TweetBeep – Tweetbeep is just like Google Alerts. Tweetbeep will send you an alert whenever your set keyword is mentioned on Twitter.

Top Twitter Users

Twitterholic– Provides a list of the 100 best twitterers based on their followers, the people they follow and the number of their updates.

Twitrank– Twit Rank by Twittown is a list of the top 150 Twitterers.

Twittercounter– The 1000 most popular Twitter users.

Popular links on Twitter

Twitturls Find out the popular Twitter links Tweeted with Twitturls.

TwitterBuzz-TwitterBuzz shows you what people using Twitter, are linking to.

Twitter Image Sharing Services

Twitpick-Twitpic, is an app that lets users share photos on Twitter.

Tweetphoto– TweetPhoto is a real-time photo sharing platform for the social web. Instantly share photos on Twitter.

Receive Tweets via email

Twittermail– Twittermail is a website that let’s user send and receive message on Twitter by Email.

mail2twitter-mail2twitter is a free service that allows you to post tweets through e-mail.

Twitter Desktop Clients

Tweetdeck, is a desktop
application, which allows you to manage your feeds, post Tweets without browser log-in etc.

twhirl-twhirl is a desktop client for social software such as Twitter, Friendfeed, identi.ca, or seesmic.

Seesmic Desktop– Seesmic Desktop integrates with both Twitter and Facebook.

Twitter Browser Add-ons

Twitterbar– Twitterbar allows you to post to Twitter via the address bar.

Twitter Search –This search plugin gives you quick access to the real-time Twitter search.

Twittytunes-TwittyTunes is a FoxyTunes feature that allows you to post your currently playing songs to Twitter.

TwitThat -Post pages to twitter via twitthat.

What apps, Twitter websites or interfaces do you use?

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