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Neatly, an app developed by Cairo-based F16Apps, upends the normal Twitter user experience by changing your timeline from time-based into interest-based.
The idea behind Neatly is to make Twitter as organized and customized for each user as possible, weeding out irrelevant tweets and highlighting what’s important based on your social preferences and interests.
Twitter-Powered Sports App “Beyond The Box” Curates Real-Time Content From Your Favorite Teams And Players
Calling all sports junkies: a new (free!) app called Beyond the Box is the answer to your live sports coverage prayers.
Beyond the Box aggregates NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL news, analysis, rumors, videos, photos, and player thoughts from 1,000 media sources and 2,000 players into a personalized sports timeline that you can curate based on your favorite teams and athletes.
A tweet from an official Twitter Glass app has been spotted, meaning the roll-out of said app can’t be far behind.
Jonathan Gottfried, Twilio’s Developer Evangelist, has already built an unofficial Google Glass app called GlassTweet.
But if Twitter itself is working on a Glass app, that’s a whole different story.
Twitter was born as a mobile network.
Back in July 2006, Jack Dorsey introduced the idea of creating an SMS (short message service, texting for example) that would allow users to communicate with a small group of people.
Thus, the “tweet” was born.
So it makes sense that Twitter is super mobile-friendly. There is a wealth of apps out there that can greatly enhance your Twitter experience beyond Twitter.com and the official Twitter app.
Check out 10 of our favorite Twitter-tastic apps, below.
The New Year is a great time to take stock of your Twitter account, making sure your bio is optimized, your avatar is a good reflection of you and the list of who you follow is honed.
One easy first Twitter New Year’s Resolution is to clean up your Twitter permissions – in fact, all your social media permissions – with an all-in-one app called MyPermissions.
Many Twitter users are of the opinion that the platform works best with third-party apps, like HootSuite, CoTweet, TweetDeck and the like.
But what about Twitter apps that are a little less useful and a little more wacky?
Check out our favorite weird and wonderful Twitter apps, below:
Twitter has recently created a Certified Products Program, where it highlights those third-party apps and software that extend the Twitter experience and get the company’s wholehearted thumbs up. Want to know which apps made the cut? We’ve got the full list here.
If you’re a longtime Twitter user, you might get pretty miffed at the latest change to be quietly rolled out at Twitter HQ: when using Twitter through official apps and its website, you will no longer be able to see which third-party apps the tweets in your timeline came from.
Maybe it’s because they’re managing all of their many assets using the latest apps, or they’re too busy booking first-class tickets to their next sun-soaked vacation, but wealthy smartphone users seem to simply have no time to string together 140 characters and hit “tweet”.
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