Twitter Releases Video-Sharing App Vine

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Twitter released a new application video sharing for quick video sharing, Twitter on Thursday officially launched this  mobile service called “Vine”, Vine lets users easily capture and share short looping videos with a few swipes of your finger on a smartphone. “Vine” was a purchase rather than something homegrown, and sits mostly on its own. Twitter acquired Vine lat last year.

Schedule Twitter Updates Using TweetDeck

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Are you a Twitter Addict and going for a vacation? or are you planning to stay away from Twitter for a couple of days and still want to tweet at a interval. Scheduling tweets is not a tough task as many Twitter desktop clients and web clients provide this facility. The best of these client is TweetDeck.

Here is a step by step tutorial to schedule Twitter status updates using TweetDeck.

Start TweetDeck application and login to your Twitter account. Now click the compose Tweet icon in the top navigation bar and start typing your desired message.

Now you can see two icons at the bottom-right of pop-up composer, one is for scheduling post and second is for publish it. To schedule a tweet, click the time settings icon, as seen in snapshot below. You need to be login/connected with your TweetDeck account, otherwise you’ll be asked to add/create a new account.

After connecting a TweetDeck account you can schedule a tweet, enter desired date and time.

When you’re ready to send, click Tweet or Send.

Once you’ve given a date and time for your message, a new column will appear showing your Scheduled Tweets. This column will also allow you to edit or delete your Tweets before they’re sent. You can also attach a photo to your Tweet by clicking the camera icon. To send a Direct Message, click the message icon.

Twitter Brings Keyboard Shortcuts for Easy Navigation

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Twitter, micro blogging tool brings new set of keyboard shortcut keys to navigate through the site. Keyboard shortcuts are not a new thing as Gmail, Google Reader, or any good webapp these days with keyboard shortcuts, the only shortcut you ever really need to remember is ‘?’ (the question mark). Using these set of keys now tweeting is a more fun thing. With these key users can now retweet a tweet, Reply, Direct message, create new tweet, search twitter, send and view messages and lots more.

3 Important Twitter Apps For Higher Efficiency

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Everyone, from movie stars to the average person is on Twitter, sharing their thoughts and ideas with the world. For average users, just going to Twitter.com and typing their tweet might be enough to get the job done, but for some users this will simply not sufficient. People who use Twitter all the time need a way to make Tweeting more efficient and effective, and that is why these Twitter apps are here.

Twentyfeet

Twentyfeet is kind of like Google Analytics for Twitter. It keeps track of all the important stats and lets users know when something important is happening. The app displays easy to read graphs and insights so users can keep track of their follower numbers and how they are changing over time.

Tweepi

Tweepi is an incredibly easy way to clean up the people an account is following. Instead of having to decide which accounts are not worth following the tool will tell you. It lets users know things like which accounts are not reciprocating by following back and which ones are inactive and not Tweeting much.

Tweriod

This tool simply lets you know the most effective times of day to Tweet. It looks over all the people a user follows and the users time line and analyses the best times to Tweet so they will have the most impact. For a business using Twitter for marketing this is incredibly valuable information, since a business wants their Tweets in front of as many eyes as possible.


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Tweephone:Now You Can Post Your Tweet To Twitter From A Rotary Phone

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Tweephone is a new science project, with the help of this project you will be able to dial your tweet to twitter from a rotary phone.This interesting project is the joint venture of two digital firms.UP Digital creates this idea and the Unteleported Tech bring this into life.With this service anyone can post to twitter from their old phone.Tweephone is a first analogue twitter client.


The text dialing concept is as similar as you can find in your outdated mobile phones.If you want to type “a” then you have to dial “2” once,and if you want to dial “f” you have to dial “3” for three times.To send the Tweet after dialing you just have to hang up the phone.Then all the tweets which have dialled on the Tweephone will be posted on the twitter account.Posting your tweets by this manner is really awesome and takes very short time.

If you think that the 140 character limit is not enough for you to express your thoughts then you should be use this tweephone.The main reason behind the tweeted data to be same is that rotary phones uses the same technology as cell phones.Tweephone also provides the display of your tweets you write them in.

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Twitter Continues Its European Focus With a New UK Blog

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Today the social network Twitter  has launched a blog dedicated to all-things Twitter in the UK.

Twitter has been  making way into the UK and Europe over the past six months, with its first Europe-based employee announced back in May, and UK-specific promoted trends, tweets and accounts .

“From chefs to designers, from museums to the Downing Street Cat, there are more than 100 million people around the world using Twitter to follow their interests and instantly share ideas and information. To kick off our UK blog, we want to highlight a few of our favourites here at home.”

It will be tying in Twitter with key events, and demonstrating how it can be used to follow people from across different disciplines. This is all part of Twitter’s drive to open up the microblog and make it relevant to everyone.

“All of the UK police forces are on Twitter, including @metpoliceUK in London, @GMpolice in Manchester, @HantsPolice in Hampshire and @WMpolice in the West Midlands.”

We’ll start to see a big push from Twitter in the coming months, as it attempts to open up to more users, and it’s compiling lists that focus on different interest areas, much in the same way as it has done on its main Twitter blog.

 

Twitter Now Available In Five New Languages

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Twitter is now available in five new languages including both Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Hindi, Tagalog and Malay. These new choices join the 12 other languages that Twitter had already supported. This brings the total number of languages Twitter is available in to 17.

Like many other online services, Twitter is mostly relying on volunteers for translation. To join in, head on over to Twitter’s translation center.

Twitter uses a crowd-sourced translation that uses 290,000 volunteers to translate Twitter.com as well as support pages and Twitter apps.

You can change your language preference for Twitter by going to your Settings page at Twitter.com after logging in and selecting a language there. Once you hit save all of the portions of Twitter that aren’t Tweets should be more familiar to you.

The folks at Twitter also announced that six new languages are coming to the Translation Center soon: Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish and Hungarian.