7 Useful Twitter Widgets
Twitter has grown far beyond its microblogging roots to become a fabulous tool for social messaging, but how can you get the most out of it? Many people use Twitter clients to update their status and read tweets, but there are also a host of useful Twitter widgets that allow you to check your tweets from your blog or even let people retweet your blog entries.
The Most Useful Twitter Widgets:
Want to show your Twitter updates on your blog? This is one of two official Twitter widgets that will let you take your status updates and place them up anywhere that allows custom widgets. The fantastic thing about the Twitter Profile Widget is that you can place your tweets on a loop.
Twitter Search Widget is the second official Twitter widget, and is one of the most useful Twitter widgets out there. It allows you to set up a Twitter search that updates in real time, so you could place it on a personalized start page and get quick updates about your city, a sports team or your favorite actor. Find out more about searching Twitter.
This clean widget will let you make a stamp of your current Twitter status to use anywhere that takes images, which includes blogs, discussion forums, etc. It doesn’t even have to be your tweet that you stamp. You can enter any Twitter profile to turn their latest status update into an image, or even bookmark TwitStamp to easily make Twitter stamps.
This clean small Twitter widget lets you place a piece of code on your website or blog to let users make updates to their own Twitter account. The widget comes in a sidebar style and a footer style, so you can easily fit it to your site.