All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘twitter apps’

Twitter’s Flock Developer Series & Hatch Contest: What You Need To Know

Twitter is wooing developers more than ever in 2015. It’s hard to believe, but the company only recently held its first-ever developer conference, Flight. The October event saw the unveiling of Twitter’s Fabric developer kits and Digits sign-in. There are three modular kits that address stability, distribution, revenue, and identity. Fabric combines services from Twitter itself, as well as its …

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Netflix Launches Breaking Bad ‘Spoiler Foiler’

While die hard fans won’t have to worry about it for too much longer, Netflix has created a “Spoiler Foiler” designed to keep Breaking Bad spoilers out of fans’ Twitter feeds. It’s a Twitter app designed to keep you from seeing Breaking Bad-related tweets you don’t want to see. “Behind on Breaking Bad? Now you can check your feed without …

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Twitter Apps Go OAuth Today

As of today, Twitter apps will all use OAuth for user authentication. Users will be able to use apps without them storing their password.

"The move to OAuth will mean increased security and a better experience. Applications won’t store your username and password, and if you change your password, applications will continue to work," says

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100,000 Ways to Make Twitter More Useful

Update: Twitter announced today at its Chirp Developer Conference that it has 100,000 registered apps.

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A Suggested Users List for Twitter That You Can Actually Use

Twellow has launched a new "Suggested Users" feature aimed at connecting Twitterers with similar interests. It should be much more useful to the common Twitter user than Twitter’s own suggested list, which is one static list for everybody, and includes mostly celebrities and other well-known people. In fact, Twitter may be getting rid of that list soon anyway.

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TweetDeck Harnesses MySpace, Goes TweetPhoto

TweetDeck, the popular Twitter and more application, has expanded upon its Facebook-related features, and added MySpace into the mix. Users now have more control over the sorting of Facebook friends, and can update their MySpace status/mood from TweetDeck, just as they have been able to do with Facebook and Twitter.

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Twitcam Takes Live Streaming Video to Twitter

LiveStream, which counts Gannett Co. as a shareholder and investor, has introduced what it is calling the first service to stream live video on Twitter. This would be called

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A Twitter App Just for the World Series of Poker

The World Series of Poker is now underway, and Twitter is pointing out a Twitter app called PokerRoad Nation, which aggregates tweets from professional players.

With PokerRoad Nation, users can filter the tweets to see updates from specific WSOP players or from specific events. There are over 50 events, and thousands of players (pros and amateurs).

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Twitter Temporarily Disables OAuth for Security Reasons

Twitter recently released a product called "Sign in with Twitter," which is basically the social network’s answer to Facebook Connect, Google Friend Connect, etc.

It’s based on OAuth, but there’s a security problem with OAuth. In fact, Twitter and Yahoo have both disabled OAuth support temporarily. Biz Stone talks a little bit about it on the official Twitter Blog:

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The Top Twitter Applications

There are quite a few popular Twitter-based applications around the web. But which ones are the most popular? TechCrunch put together a list of the Top 21 Twitter Applications (According to Compete). They looked at unique monthly visitor data from Compete for the month of January to come up with their list. Here are the first ten:

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