Category Archives: Twitter

Twitter is a social networking and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read messages known as tweets. Tweets are text-based posts of up to 140 characters displayed on the author’s profile page and delivered to the author’s subscribers who are known as followers.

Twitter New Design

New layout launched two months back rolls out to all users.

Twitter New Version

A new version of Twitter was rolled out on December 8, 2011 but initially only to a limited number of users as it was given final performance tweaks. Twitter’s new layout now officially rolls out to all users.

Yours to Discover

A faster, simpler way to stay close to everything you care about

Yours to Discover

A new version of Twitter is being rolled out on Thursday, December 8, 2011 that will simplify the site and make the web design more consistent with the company’s popular mobile apps for both iOS and Android. The new version of Twitter has been released already for Android, iPhone and Tweetdeck users.

Twitter @Username Tab Usefulness

Tweeps who mentioned, favorited, retweeted, listed and followed.

New Twitter

The new tab with your @Username keeps you up to date on your tweets that are favorites, the latest retweets (of your tweets), tweets directed to you (replies and mentions), tweeps who have listed you, and your new followers.

Twitter Activity and Mentions Tabs

Found activity stream irrelevant, and mentions stream full of bugs.

New Twitter

Twitter rolled out two new tabs, @Username that replaced @Mentions and Retweets tabs, and the Activity tab on August 10, 2011. I have sour feelings about these new features which have come to me after three months waiting, and still full of bugs.

200 Million Tweets per Day

A billion tweets are sent every five days on Twitter.


Twitter has achieved yet another milestone on June 30, 2011, it’s users now send 200 million tweets per day. A billion tweets are sent every five days on Twitter. This is up from 65 million tweets per day a year ago. Two years ago, just 10 million tweets were sent per day.

Mamata Still Minister of Railways on Twitter

Techno savvy Mamata doesn't have time to update her Twitter bio.

Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee had opened a Twitter account with username mamata_tmc on May 20, 2010. Her brief bio only mentioned her as Minister of Railways. After winning the right to form the next government in West Bengal on May 13, 2011, and resigning from the Union cabinet on May 19, 2011, she is yet to update her Twitter bio.

Twitter Follow Button

Easiest way for users to discover and follow your account directly on your website

Twitter Follow Button

On May 31, 2011, Twitter has launched the new Follow Button which can be seen on the right sidebar of this blog alongside the Facebook Like button launched just over a year ago, and the Google Plusone button which is made public today. Follow button enables their visitors to subscribe to their Twitter feeds directly from their websites with a single click.

Twitter Santa on Christmas Eve

Follow on twitter my favourite Twitter Santa's.

Twitter Santa

In keeping with festive season, twitter trend of Christmas Eve, and promoting my friends on twitter in a novel way, I decided to publish on Christmas Eve profiles of 23 Twitter Santa’s on my blog. It’s a fun project on the one hand, and promoting my friends in whatever best way I could on the other.