Wednesday, 8 April 2009

More Twitter watching

More news from the world of 140 characters...

Twitter clients

"The new Seesmic Desktop is a dream application for the frequent status updater" - Mashable

"TwitterGadget embeds a powerful Twitter client right into your Gmail account" - Micro Persuasion

"With HootSuite, you can manage multiple Twitter profiles, add multiple editors, pre-schedule tweets, and measure your success" - indirectly via @BenOkri

Twitterary news

"We need to get more across in fewer words. The Twitter poem tries to respond to this and the feeling of freedom" - Ben Okri in the Guardian

"Resonance FM are inviting writers to participate in the development of a new play for radio, with dialogue entirely sourced through Twitter" - BBC writersroom

The t(w)ipping point?

"Is the G20 summit a turning point for Twitter?" - Daily Telegraph blogs

"Twitter traffic explodes... And not being driven by the usual suspects!" - comScore

"Twitter growing twice as fast as Facebook" - AllFacebook blog


"Did Demi Moore's Twitter feed stop a suicide?" - abcNews

Twitter + Courtney Love = lawsuit

"Clearly, it's possible to defame someone in very few words"
- MediaPost


"Twitter switch for Guardian, after 188 years of ink" - Guardian

"We've created an unprecedented partnership with Twitter to build a
platform for publishing Guardian content on Twitter: We call it Gutter" - Guardian (love the WordPress bit)

"Keeping the most complete list of April Fools' Day Jokes that Web Sites have run since 2004" - @AprFoolsDay

More light relief

Because tweets are just too long:

(via Mashable)

Twitter founder Biz Stone on The Colbert Report:

The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Biz Stone
Colbert Report Full EpisodesPolitical HumorNASA Name Contest

(via Mashable)

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