Programming to the Twitter API (ReTweeter)

Presented today at BarCamp Boston on programming for the Twitter API, based on the retweeter project I did for SXSW this year. You can grab the slides or the code. Went better than the WordPress talk yesterday, in terms of time – easier to describe Twitter (which everyone already knows) than to try to cover […]

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Twitter Clouds

Check out Tweet Clouds – new app which uses the Twitter API to create a tag cloud based on your tweets, optionally suppressing @s and removing stop words. Here’s mine (click to see full size): I wonder how much this changes over time, or how far back they are able to grab tweets.

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If a DM falls in a forest . . .

On Twitter, when you try to send a direct message to someone using the web interface, by entering “d nobody My message” (where “nobody” is a username), and the person you are trying to reach doesn’t follow you, you get a nice error message: The same is true when you use SMS or IM to […]

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Like Facebook, but without all the fun

The newest splash in the “Facebook in the Enterprise” race is a facebook application called “WorkBook” from a company called WorkLight. WorkBook is apparently part of the WorkLight platform, and pricing starts at $10/user/month. Some coverage: WorkLight secures Facebook for enterprises (Dan Farber on ZDNet blog – with a photo) WorkLight enters the Enterprise Facebook […]

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