Top 10 New Twitter Apps You Must Not Miss in 2009

By Angsuman Chakraborty, Gaea News Network
Friday, January 23, 2009

Twitter has purely become obsession for some and habit for others. With twitter’s stupendous growth over the months (recently they even surpassed Digg’s market share), people are becoming increasingly curious about what’s new at Twitter and what can it offer. If any social media service is to shine in 2009, its going to be twitter or so it seems to most of the people. To help your stay at Twitter in a better way, lemme present to you 10 apps which will help you use Twitter in a better way in 2009.

1. Tweepler

Tweepler Is an easy, more enjoyable way of processing your New Twitter Followers. View a list of New Followers and classify them in one of two Buckets Follow (meaning you wish to follow them back) and Ignore (meaning you don’t wish to follow them and want to archive them out of the way, reducing clutter).
This one certainly saves time and lets you talk to people on the basis of your choice at that time.

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2. TwitterFall

Twitterfall is a way of viewing the latest tweets of upcoming trends on the micro-blogging site Twitter. Updates fall from the top of the page in near-realtime. Its a perl based interface which uses twitter search api, The frontend uses JQuery, backend is perl based with Meteor web server which provides Comet support for real-time updates. A very strong application which can prove to be extremely useful.

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3. SocialToo

Its a multi purpose app which actually helps you in auto- follow, auto ignore, send direct messages and lots of other options under one roof. What’s more is it can connect you to facebook. Many things at one go.

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4. Friend or Follow

Who are you following that’s not following you back? Who’s following you that you’re not following back? Find out with this app. It actually is very useful for them who have many followers or the other way around.

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5. Twitpic

Twitpic is another useful Twitter application that lets you share your photo in twitter. You can also post pictures to TwitPic from your phone, TwitPic API, or through the site itself. It allows you to upload photos and post them with comments as a Tweet.

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6. Twuffer

Are you a twitter apps lover who likes to change his twitter applications on a regular basis? Then Twuffer is for you. Twuffer for anyone who has a need to schedule pre-written, post-dated tweets.

  • tweet hourly/daily/monthly announcements
  • appointment/milestone reminders
  • run a time-based scavenger hunt
  • notify subscribers about upcoming podcast or video episodes
  • appear to never sleep

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7. Tweettree

According to sociableblog, it Aggregates all of your twitter info so you can see the various posts that people are replying to in context. You can also see shared images and youtube videos. It puts posts into a tree so you see someone’s original post and the subsequent.

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8. Twitterless

An app which primarily does what Qwitter does but also some other real cool features are inside it. You can read our article on it

9. Twitzu

Are you an entrepreneur or an event manager or anyone who is searching for a big launchpad for his upcoming events? Then here is an app which does it for you. Just go and tell about your event to the whole world.

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10. Celebwitter

The first in a series of Twitter mashups following specific targeted users on Twitter and aggregating their tweets into a visually pleasing and easy to use service.

Follow the real A, B, C and D-list celebrities using Twitter The best way to talk to them and communicate and show yourself how big a fan you are. No PR-accounts, no fakes.

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Bonus App: Big Tweet

BigTweet installs as a bookmarklet to all major browsers and lets you post to Twitter from any Web page. It can automatically capture the page link (built in URL shortening available), title and any highlighted text. It also lets you include special Unicode characters and post up to 240 characters (2 formatted sequential tweets) when needed. A mode control lets you switch between 140 and 240 character modes.

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October 6, 2010: 2:29 am

Took me time to read all the comments, but I really love the article. It proved to be very useful to me and I am sure to all the commenters here! It’s always nice when you can not only be informed, but also engaged! I’m sure you had fun writing this article.

October 22, 2009: 12:36 pm

I find a lot more usable than Friend or Follow, plus it uses JS OAuth.

May 13, 2009: 1:25 am

Would appreciate if you can review and add, it is just introduced to the Twitter Community a few weeks ago.

TweetBrain a crowdsourcing service powered by the Twitter community. It helps people and businesses build more connections
using the Twitter platform. TweetBrain fosters mutually beneficial exchanges through the interchange of Q&As,
boosting the viral effect of social networking.

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