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Google Apps for Education - Maine District 207 Professional Learning Academies for You. Twitter. Visualize Twitter. Visual does not mean here that these are visible twitter tools and other all are invisible.

Visualize Twitter

This is nothing to do with the visibility but these are twitter tools that will show you what you want to see in a special graphical manner. Like some tweets wall or keywords clouds or even your contacts on a mug. wpTweety – A Twitterwall for WordPress Tweets. Please use #wordpress as Twitter Hashtag. – A cloud-based Twitter search engine that provides you with a list of commonly used keywords and phrases for another phrase, in cloud form. China Disables Twitter, Then Facebook, as Civil Unrest Ensues. Next stop for the Twitter Revolution: China.

China Disables Twitter, Then Facebook, as Civil Unrest Ensues

But where the revolution goes, the crackdowns follow. The Chinese government attempted to disable Twitter across most of mainland China as ethnic violence erupted in Xinjiang province over the past few days, and now reports coming out of that country say Facebook has also been shut down. Even so, several photos have managed to leak out via Twitter in recent days, some quite gruesome, reminiscent of those used to galvanize support for opposition protesters in Iran recently.

At least 140 people have been killed and more than 800 injured as ethnic Uighurs in China's westernmost province have clashed with state forces in recent days. The state cut mobile phone service and attempted to sever Internet access there, fearing protesters might use social networking tools to organize, much as protesters did in Iran after the recent disputed election there.

[via Washington Post, New York Daily News, The Age] Twitter Applications List You'll Ever Need. Twitter is a status-updating or microblogging social networking website.

Twitter Applications List You'll Ever Need

It is a breakthrough in social networking because it takes communication into another level. Before, a person can only update his status (eg. what he’s doing, where he is) at a certain time. But with Twitter and it’s mobile integration, he can update his status almost all throughout the day and get in touch with people that matters to him the most. But the functions of Twitter do not stop there. It is now used by various fields. Sharing Files On Twitter - Sign Up. Twitster » Twitter Groups for Your Website. What is twitster?

Twitster » Twitter Groups for Your Website

Put simply, Twitster is a PHP application that lets you display tweets on your own web site from everyone you follow in Twitter. What's more, Twitster can filter those tweets by a hash tag (#example) giving you the ability to create a Twitter-based group or community on your own site. You're on Twitter, Now What? Twitter can be a pretty daunting place.

You're on Twitter, Now What?

Now that it has become somewhat known and a celebrity in its own right, other celebrities want to associate themselves with it. Many companies and brands are now on Twitter as well. Having a Twitter account may be all the rage, however there is something to be said for the power of focus. Consider this - Twitter is searchable contenta series of micro impressionsa presence toola social networkan information huban idea exchangealways "on"quick, short, and not always on the marksound bites where you provide the contextand more... Keeping up with it all is not impossible, yet it may be foolish, especially if you are planning a strategy around your participation.

While when I asked why you joined Twitter, many people talked about joining the conversation, sharing resources, and meeting others as the top reasons for doing so, I do wonder if there is a measurement associated with that goal. The burning question is about who you should follow.