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Graphing Tools, Search Tools

Gwittr – advanced Twitter searching

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Gwittr is another Twitter search tool allowing you to look at anyone’s Twitter stream and sort by links, search old tweets and find pictures faster. Gwittr gives a clean and tabbed interface even including stats about the account you are looking at.

If you log into the site they offer some more enhancements:

You will get:

Your own personalized homepage Feel like searching your tweets straight away on Gwittr? You will get your very own personalized Gwittr homepage to use and share.
Control your privacy Fine tune what we show the world about your tweets and avoid embarrassement.
Archive all your tweets Download all your tweets in one go to keep an archive of them.

One thing to note is when you enter an account name they have never indexed it takes a few minutes. They have a tony status bar at the top that is easy to miss leaving you thinking there is nothing to see.  Soon the screen starts filling in the information.

Stats include:

  • top shared sites
  • a word cloud based on the tweets
  • top mentions
  • activity in tweets per month

The web page tab shows the tweets only with links in a nice clean timeline layout. You can then search for keywords at the top making it easy to find the exact tweet you wanted.

An added bonus for this site is that Twitter only keeps the last 3000 or so tweets.  As you use this more, your account will have a longer and broader history available. Remember, no Twitter authorization is necessary but they offer more features if you do.

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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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