There are thousands of intriguing Twitter based web sites and applications which enable Twitter users to keep track of latest trends on Twitter, share files, check updates from followers, celebrity tweets and more. It’s hard to identify the best of the Twitter based services with the plethora of services available. To make it easier and convenient for you, here, we are composing some of the best Twitter based services.
Wefollow is a user powered Twitter directory. It provides you with a simple interface, making it easy for you to find Twitter users with similar interests. Wefollow lists users based on the followers count. The way it works is, any Twitter user can tweet to @wefollow hashtags that represent what categories they would like to be listed under. WeFollow only allows for three #hashtags per user, to make sure the directory isn’t cluttered.
Twubs is a web service which features Twitter groups built around content aggregated from #hashtags. You can make use of tools such as, live tweet feed which pulls external images, videos and links and events scheduler.
You can search for your favorite topics and many other useful Twub features to communicate and share information with people of similar interests. With the embeddable Twub widget you can add feature rich, real-time community engagement to any web site or blog.
Listorious is designed with focus on the Twitter’s recently implemented feature – lists. Listorious makes it easy for you to find the best lists of Twitter users on any given topic.
It’s a nice medium for list creator to promote their lists. You can find some of the best Twitter lists organized neatly in a wide range of categories on Listorious. One can also check out the top Twitter lists, new lists, worth-following lists and top tags.
TwitDoc is an easy way to share documents on Twitter. You can just upload a file, shorten the URL, and post a tweet in no time. One can use an existing Twitter account, without having to register. TwitDoc also provides you with an Adobe AIR desktop client which enables you to drag and drop your files into your tweets. Currently it supports documents up to 15 MB in size, which include office documents, graphics and videos.
Twitter Counter is a web site which provides you with statistics like followers and tweets count over a time span of a week, month and quarter. You can use it to chart your progress in gaining followers. Twitter Counter also offers a chicklet counter that can be added to your website or blog to highlight your follower count.
TwitScoop is in-short a real-time monitor for the trends and updates on Twitter.
It’s a web based real-time visualization utility that enables you to check out the hot trending topics and happenings on Twitter. TwitScoop detects growing trends in real-time, identifies breaking news pertaining to a wide range of topics like politics, technology etc., And, it monitors keywords along with custom graphs that display the activity for any given keyword on Twitter.
Twittercal is an easy-to-use web service which enables you to connect your Twitter account to your Google Calendar. With TwitterCal, you can quickly add events to your Google Calender from your Twitter account.
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