5 Unique and Unusual Twitter Tools
Since the launch of Twitter, the app-happy webs have flooded with thousands of tools to accompany this social media mogul dedicated to one singular purpose. Serve the Twitter. More specifically to selectively serve up the twitterverse’s offerings in so many different ways and through so many different interfaces. Of the applications available, some are extremely useful, some are purely crap, and some are just strange and fun. For this post, we will be focusing on the latter.
Riding the Twitter wave can be an interestingly insane ride as it stands. But when you add in tools like the ones we have assembled below, the craziness can get cranked up to eleven. If you haven’t already been exposed to these apps, then we highly recommend you dare down the wild side and take hold of the Twitter experience in a whole new way. Let go of the norm and see this social media giant in a whole new light. We promise it’ll never look the same again. **Promise not valid in Idaho, Kentucky, or any state existing in the continental and non-continental United States, or within the borders of the planet Earth as a whole. Promise applies solely to the metaphorical collective in the writer’s head who are never dissatisfied with his writings or disagree with his notions.
TweetPsych uses two linguistic analysis algorithms (RID and LIWC) to build a psychological profile of a person based on the content of their last 1000 tweets.
Twistory allows you to add your Twitter backlog feed to your favorite calendar application and browse through your personal Twitter diary, making your Twitter history both fun and useful!
Are you so addicted to twitter that even 20 minutes of downtime could potentially send you into withdrawals? Twiddict allows you to keep tweeting even while twitter is down, then makes sure your tweets make it to the right place once Twitter comes back up.
Twistori is an interesting and beautiful concept. The site is a freeflowing twitter feed that filters the tweets coming through with one of six site selected keywords. Love, Hate, Think, Feel, Believe, and Wish. This fun and time-sapping app is also available as a Mac screensaver!
Cursebird is a real time feed of people swearing on Twitter. You can also enter anyone’s username and find out how much they swear in their tweets.
Do you know of any funny or unusual twitter tools we have overlooked here? Tell us about them in the comments so the weird can continue.