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Add-on Tools, Web Clients

TwitIQ – smarter Twitter via a web interface

TwitIQ snuck up through a referrer that was in Spanish back to us here at EverythingTwitter.  Anything that makes us look smarter we want to see.   What I saw was an alternate web interface.  They add in some cool features they highlight themselves:

– Full Twitter View/Update features
– Keyword & Topic Insight into Tweets
– Filters for Tweet streams
– User Profiles with Keyword & Topic Insight
– Integrated Twitter and Blog/News Search
– Support for Multiple Twitter accounts

You do log in with your Twitter username and password (no OAuth yet), so the normal precautions apply.  I went ahead and logged in for you as usual.

Right away I liked what I saw.  Conversations were thrown together to see easy threading.  A tag cloud on the right.  Hot retweets of some recent time a bit farther down.

I can view:

  • All tweets
  • conversations
  • mentions of me
  • retweets – shows retweets from anyone you follow, not of your tweets
  • questions – interesting as it pulls those you follow that ask questions
  • channels
  • URL’s – shows tweets with urls included
  • hot hashtag topics

I am finding little things here and there as I spend more time in the client now.  it basically overlays your page on Twitter so you see your own background behind it.  There is a search ability in the upper right, a simple search, not advanced.

Just before I hit publish I found that bit.ly and other shortening URL’s are expanded for you in a lower window to show you where you are headed or to click direct.  Very nice.

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About IdoNotes

Professional bio: Chris Miller, known as IdoNotes across the web is based in St Louis, MO as the Director of Messaging & Collaboration for Connectria and the Founder of Spiked Studio Productions.. Connectria is one of the largest IBM hosting and remote management partners. Chris speaks globally at conferences and events including: View Admin 2003-2009 View Admin Europe 2003-2008 Domino 7 Upgrade Seminar (globally) Domino 8 Upgrade Seminar (globally) Real-Time Collaboration Seminar Lotusphere 2003-2012 ILUG 2008, 2010 ULUG 2009, 2011, 2012 Collaboration University 2006-2010Domino Optimization Tour 2010 BLUG 2011, 2012 NLLUG 2010 AusLUG 2011, 2012 Other awards, events and information: Founder of IamLUG - the North American Lotus User Group event held annually. 2009-present Chris, via Connectria, is a Lotus Award winner 3 times and a finalist 5 times since 2000. Winner of the Gary Guthrie Award for Technical Writing in 2002 Previous board member of the St Louis Domino and Notes User Group Previous board member of VALU (the predecessor to LotusUserGroup) Advisory Board member to LotusUserGroup.org Chris is the founder of Spiked Studio Productions which produces industry related podcasts, webcasts and more. Shows include: IdoNotes - one of the longest running Lotus related technical podcasts BlackBerry Today - a video podcast on the hottest device, application and BlackBerry/Playbook news Consultant In Your Pocket - deep technical webcast training delivered free and subscription IdoSphere - a two day online technical event TheSocialGeeks - a leading social media roundtable podcast Sametime Guide - a video training tutorial on installing and administrating IBM Sametime TheSocialNetworker - a social media site review webcast and interview series now including Social Stalking content on social media security and privacy Certifications: PCLP since Domino R4 in administration and in Development through R5 Workplace Collaboration Services 2.5 - Team Collab and Messaging Domino 7 and 8 Certified Security Administrator Sametime Administration 7.5.x-8.5 CLP Collaboration (retired certification Aug 2006) CLI for numerous administration areas including Domino, Sametime, Quickr and Connections Yes I write some of those dreaded admin cert exams you take. I won't say which ones so you don't come looking for me, but I will say they are the real good recent ones that have been coming out. Animals: One dog, a Puggle. He has been on this world before and seems to understand slippers and a fine cigar. Mind you that is him in the chair and not me. A ninja death cat. I only see her when she strikes Music: Non-stop. At my desk, in my car, walking to work and back to my car downtown. In the house there is a crazy zoned set-up for you home automation geeks. I am a self-proclaimed MP3 fiend, to which I have tried rehab 4 billion times to no avail. Now what kind of music you ask? I will never tell.

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