16 – Twitter

  1. Go to Twitter (http://www.twitter.com) and see what you think, then check out this blog post for more info on Twitter:  Twitter 3 years on and why it is the killer app.

Check out some of these other twitter related apps:

  1. Twittermap (http://twittermap.com/maps)
  2. Twitterholic (http://www.twitterholic.com/)
  3. Twitter Public Timeline (http://twitter.com/public_timeline)
  4. 8 Awesome Firefox Plugins For Twitter (http://mashable.com/2007/05/06/8-awesome-firefox-plugins-for-twitter/)
  5. TwitterVision (http://twittervision.com/)
  6. As you go, add these URLs to your del.icio.us account, and when you’re done write a blog post about what you think.
  7. Check out these other, similar sites:
  8. If you find the process of microblogging so addicting that you can’t stop, and you’ve set up accounts at these and other microblogging sites, then you might be in need of HelloTxt – a site that lets you simultaneously post to all your microblogs at once.

Try It Out

  1. Sign up for a Twitter account. Go to Twitter (http://twitter.com) and sign up for an account. It’s pretty straightforward, and they don’t require a lot of information to sign up. A great post about things that you can do with Twitter is The Several Habits Of Wildly Successful Twitter Users (http://slackermanager.com/2007/03/the-several-habits-of-wildly-successful-twitter-users.html), which gives a lot of ideas about what you can do with Twitter and how you can use it effectively. Some quick things you can do right off the bat are:

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