Tag: twitter

  • “Twitter isn’t your audience. It’s your community.”

    [Andrew Mayne for Hidden Frequency:][link] >[…] It’s easy to tell the difference: The guy on stage at the concert is in front of his audience. The people in the stands are in their community. When the concert is over the audience vanishes but the community continues; with or without the man on stage. The stage…

  • Auto-tweet from WordPress with Petite URLs

    [Patrick at Deferred Procrastination has got la petite url working with a WordPress Twitter updater.][link] This is a much-asked-for feature for [la petite url][la] itself. [link]: https://www.deferredprocrastination.co.uk/blog/2010/auto-tweet-from-wordpress-with-petite-urls/ “Auto-tweet from WordPress with Petite URLs” [la]: http://extrafuture.com/la-petite-url “la petite url”

  • Liblr, The Twitter Mad Lib Machine

    [Liblr][liblr] is an [Extra Future 6-hour Project][6] which takes the public Twitter stream and lets your replace one phrase with another, in the name of fun. An example, taking the phrase [‘had sex’ and replacing with ‘played scrabble’][example] gives you gems like the following: >Is it normal for a 21 year old boy to have…

  • Twitter Acquires Tweetie

    [It was only a matter of time before Twitter started getting to the app game.][link] Here’s to hoping Twitter doesn’t wreck my favorite client. [link]: http://blog.twitter.com/2010/04/twitter-for-iphone.html “Twitter Blog: Twitter for iPhone”

  • Conan O’Brien is on Twitter

    [Finally][link]. He started about 3 hours ago, and by my watch he is adding roughly 75 new followers per second. Currently the tally sits at 106,875. [link]: http://twitter.com/conanobrien “Conan O’Brien (ConanOBrien) on Twitter”

  • Tumblr Joins WordPress.com In Implementing Twitter API Features

    [The new features][link] allow users to [post and read friends posts][wp] via Twitter clients such as Tweetie and Twitteriffic. This is very clever. [link]: http://staff.tumblr.com/post/287703110/api “Tumblr Uses Twitter API” [wp]: http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2009/12/12/twitter-api/ “Wordpress’ Twitter API Demo”

  • tr.im Apparently Not Shutting Down, Now

    [The URL shortening service will continue to operate][link], due to “he popular response, and the countless public and private appeals [they] have received to keep tr.im alive” [link]: http://blog.tr.im/post/160697842/tr-im-resurrected “tr.im URLs | tr.im Resurrected”

  • URL-Shortening Service tr.im To Shut Down

    [URLs will continue to function until 31 December 2009 and will then go dead][link]. Yet another reason to use a self-hosted short URL service with a system like my own [la petite url][la]. *Update:* [tr.im has reversed it’s decision to shut down][reverse]. [link]: http://blog.tr.im/post/159489555/tr-im-to-december-31-2009 “tr.im URLs | tr.im to December 31, 2009” [la]: http://extrafuture.com/projects/la-petite-url “la…

  • U.S. State Department speaks to Twitter over Iran

    [The reason Twitter got to delay it’s maintenance today][link] was apparently in large part due to Gov’t intervention. [link]: http://www.reuters.com/article/rbssTechMediaTelecomNews/idUSWBT01137420090616 “U.S. State Department speaks to Twitter over Iran | Industries | Technology, Media & Telecommunications | Reuters”

  • breadbox64

    [A Twitter client for C64][link]. [link]: http://www.vandenbrande.com/wp/2009/06/breadbox64-a-twitter-client-for-the-c64/ “:: v a n . d e n . b r a n d e ::”

  • Twitter Replies to #fixreplies

    [This is maybe the fourth response that Biz has had to write, and it’s the only good one][link]. The gist: Twitter screwed up and removed a feature that a lot of hardcore users loved. When they “fixed” it, [the explanation][expl] of HOW they fixed it made almost no sense to anyone. Now they’re fixing it…

  • #fixreplies

    Twitter changed their policy for @replies today, and [people are mad][kottke]. I’m with them. The [#fixreplies tag is currently getting around 60 messages per second, according to Twitter search][link]. [link]: http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%23fixreplies “#fixreplies – Twitter Search” [kottke]: http://www.kottke.org/09/05/every-tweet-is-precious “Kottke: Every Tweet is Precious”