Category: twitter

  • Getting an RSS feed of a user’s Twitter timeline

    I like to keep a few Twitter feeds in my RSS reader, but can never remember how to get them from Twitter. I found “Creating an RSS feed of a users Twitter timeline“… However, I found there is a simpler method (for now)–replace USERNAME with the twitter name. This probably fails when a user changes […]

  • All Twitter clients are worthless

    That was my thought today as I was looking at the wonderfully developed, yet totally worthless, TweetDeck. Tweetdeck is so far my favorite, despite playing with Seesmic Desktop, and sobees bDule. It seems like everyone has their own Twitter client: there are Excel clients, shell script clients, Perl clients, and many online Twitter interfaces. What […]

  • The democratization of the news #cnnfail #IranElection

    Social Media, especially Twitter, is so much faster than the traditional media channels at spreading the word about hot topics. I’ve been following @BreakingNews since they used @BreakingNewsOn, and found that I heard about news 1-2 hours before the “breaking news” placeholder showed up on major news sites. It looks like CNN has demonstrated this […]