Update: How to activate new Twitter ?
Bloggers get top ranks by their hard work in spending hours and days in front of computer monitor. Now a days to increase the readability and effective communication of news people started to rely on the term social bookmarking and social networking. In that queue twitter.com is the website playing vital role. More than a billion users it is rocking in the internet world. Here we will see some twitter terms (jargon’s) and twitter applications for an idea.
Twitter initially used as blog which publish the ideas of user in 140 characters. You can learn more about the users and their ideas when they are feel free to publish. Once a user posted(tweeted) an information we can made reply to personally by using the keyword @reply. It will be posted to that users profile. If it will be like @reply then it should be public. The fastest information updating website.
Twitter is the application in most of the gadgets today. More than 50,000 third party way we can access twitter.com easily. Its the concept of API usage to establish the connection to the twitter with their own Authentication Protocol, called as OAuth.
Twitter.com is used only for sharing the text based information alone. Till this website is not including the feature of sharing the images. To share the picture another website called twitpic.com is used.
Twitter is very much helpful for business. We can spread the information at right place and at right time. So that we can get the ideas of geeks and discussion can be done easily. Here the important thing is the post should be true because, there is a chance to the followers to unfollow . In twitter followers are important. Our updates are spreaded to our followers only.
Another application called search.twitter.com which is used to get the particular tweets on a information. Most of the websites and blogs are now integrated with twitter, with some few clicks we can tweet and spread the article to our followers.
Help.twitter.com is used to help you in all the way of twitter. We can check the current twitter server status through status.twitter.com. Twitter team actually writes about the maintenance or downtime related news there.
Lets move on to the twitter terms you may use to experience, what is twitter.
@ username + messages: It shows that the tweet is a direct message to the particular person.
D username + message: It sends a direct message to the particular user’s inbox.
Fav username: which is used to add the user to the favorite list.
RT username: which is to retweet the information again to our followers.
Set location place name: It is used to set the location of our profile.
Whois username: which is used to retrieve the information about the public user.
Get username: It is used to get the latest update of the user which has been published.
Fav username: mark the user’s last update as a favorite .
Stats: which give the number of followers and your bio information.
H/T : It is Hat Tweet , Here it is the acknowledgement that the tweeted information is sent entirely appreciation to another tweet.
#hashtag: it is to monitor the number of tweets about the particular topic, we can get the numbers by given the #keyword in http://search.twitter.com
Fail wale: It is the twitter way that telling like something is broken.
Friendapalooza: A round of friending on twitter.
Geotwitter: we can get the geolocation of most recent tweet.
Invite phonenumber: It will send an invitation to the phone number.
Leave username: we can stop getting information from the particular user.
Misstweet: It is similar to miss spell. So we can delete the tweet which we spread by mistake.
Off-twitter: It is like making us offline when someone sending message privately.
Twadd: to act someone adding as friend.
Tweet-back: bringing the previous tweet to current conversation.
Block: This keyword is used to block particular user.
More over there are many options in twitter that we can give a pleasant look to our profile but customizing. There are large number of designs available and we can also give our own image as background. All ready we know how to make large number of followers through our previous article.
Following are some of the applications and services offered by twitter:
Bigtweet: just like book mark. Available for the browsers like firefox, IE, chrome, safari
Cursebird: profane tweets for endless amusement.
Destroy tweet: which is a small application displaying the incoming tweets and we can retweet just below to that.
Group tweet: this application is used to send a message to particular group of members.
m.twitter: This application is twitters own product which is to deliver the twitter feeds to mobile.
Mr.twitter: A personal networking assistant for twitter.
My tweetheart: online twitter dating application.
Split tweet: User can have more than one twitter account for some special purpose.
Straw poll: create poll and see what the users are voting
Tweetbeep: It send you an alert whenever specified terms are mentioned. Only for twitter(similar to google alert)
Tweetdeck: one of the twitter client for PC based on adobe AIR platform, which contains three categories tweets, replies, twitter profile
Tweetlater: this schedule the tweets and send based on time setting. But there is no option of sending replies and direct messages by using this service because of spammers.
Tweetmeme: It will track most popular tweets for every five minutes.
Tweetvolume: It’s a keyword research tool which suggest the most used keywords in twitter by the users.
Twitscoop: This tracks the applications and conversations.
Twitseeker: alternate search engine. We can search based on interest.
Twhirl: same as tweetdeck but in a smaller window.
Twiddict: we can post when the twitter is down or also used where the twitter is firewalled.
Twitpay: send payment via twitter
Twitpic: Photo sharing process
I hope the article gave you a nice walk though about twitter if you are new to tweet, retweet and Twitter :). Do leave your valuable comments to share more about Twitter and your suggestions as well.