Breaking Outta the Box: 10+ Twitter Tools and Services you Don’t Wanna Miss!

Twitter is becoming more and more popular by the day. Fact is that with so many Twitter clients and services out these days (and more coming out everyday) it can be confusing as to which ones right for what purpose.

Listed below are 10 + twitter tools that helped me sort, fliter, search and add new followers to my Twitter profile. Of course everyone has a personal preference, but i have listed the newer and most popular tools out there for you enjoyment and use.

ShortGPS – Your free address localization service

Short GPS

Built by Germans so you know its gotta be awesome, as well as user friendly! Frankly i like the application for its simplicity – it also caters to a huge gap in the market, which is how young entrepreneurs become successful!

Your free address localization service. Turns every postal address or GPS coordinate into a short URL that can be used for links, emailing, Twitter or sms.

Featured Users – FeaturedUsers is a Twitter application ad network.

Featured Users

When you purchase impressions, your Twitter profile is displayed on the Twitter apps in the network. The more impressions you purchase, the more often your profile is displayed. shares your sponsorship money with the Twitter app developers in our network.

So, you’re not only developing a larger follower base, you’re also supporting Twitter app developers who provide you with useful Twitter tools. Become a Feature User today!

TwitterLess – Keep Track of you followers


Twitterless tells you who stops following you and graphs your follower history over time, making this info available in a variety of useful views.

See all of your followers or friends on one page. Filter them by keywords in their description, sort them by a variety of attributes, and search for terms in their tweet history.

Scoopler – Real Time Search on Social Media

Scoopler Real Time Twitter Search
Scoopler is a real-time search engine, which aggregates and organize content being shared on the internet as it happens, like eye-witness reports of breaking news, photos and videos from big events, and links to the hottest memes of the day.

This is achieved by constantly indexing live updates from services including Twitter, Flickr, Digg, Delicious and more. When you search for a topic on Scoopler, we give you the most relevant results, updated in real-time.

Tweetizen – Discover Tweets that matter to you

Tweetizen - Discover tweets that matter to you

Tweetizen is a simple web-based tool designed to help you filter the daily influx of tweets, and easily find the ones that are relevant to you.

Use Tweetizen to create twitter groups, and you’ll be able to stay on top of what’s happening in all your areas of interest. Imagine having instant access to breaking news and the latest tweets on news, politics, technology, gossip, fashion etc. all in one place, rather than having to create multiple twitter accounts just to be able to find what you want.

HootSuite – The ultimate Twitter toolbox. With HootSuite

Hootsuite - Ultimate Twitter Toolbox
HootSuite is the ultimate Twitter toolbox. With HootSuite, you can manage multiple Twitter profiles, pre-schedule tweets, and measure your success.

Destroy Twitter – Adobe AIR Client for Twitter

Destroy Twitter
DestroyTwitter is a compact though robust Twitter application built to run on Mac, Windows, and Linux using Adobe AIR. It consists of a series of canvases that constantly update to keep tweets up-to-date using notifications that appear when a new tweet arrives. DestroyTwitter uses a minimal amount of memory compared to its AIR-based alternatives without sacrificing functionality and performance. As a result, it can easily run in the background as an automated process.

Twitter Charma – Bulk Follow and Unfollow

Dossy Charma
Basically, it’s a Flash application that fetches your friends and followers from Twitter when you click the “Whack!” button, then displays them for you, letting you quickly paginate through them. By default, the list contains all your friends and followers and is sorted by last update, showing those who most recently updated first.

You can sort the list alphabetically either ascending or descending by Twitter ID. You can filter the list in several ways: only friends or only followers, all friends or all followers, and mutual friends.

OpenZap – Discover and vote for Everything!

OpenZap - Twitter links and RT's
Openzap is a space to discover new sites, blogs, videos and live events that are generously recommended by people on social networks.
The Openzap engine (cf. fig. 1) constantly listens to what people say online, picks the coolest recommendations and then lets everyone vote for the best.
There are dozens of new awesome links being recommended every second online, yet most of them remain unnoticed.
Openzap started from the idea that anyone should be able to get a red-hot list of recommended links and to openly take part in the selection process, without necessarily having to register to a service or build an online reputation to be heard. – Share, track and Learn! Track, Learn and Share.
A URL shortener service for end user, developers and publishers of content. Want your own url shortening service on your own domain, they got that covered! – Best URL shortener around

bitly allows users to shorten, share, and track links (URLs). Reducing the URL length makes sharing easier. can be accessed through our website, bookmarklets and a robust and open API. is also integrated into several popular third-party tools such as Tweetdeck. A more full list of third party tools can be found on the blog. Unique user-level and aggregate links are created, allowing users to view complete, real-time traffic and referrer data, as well as location and metadata. Tracking stats are available after users shorten their long links with by clicking on the “Info+” link on, or just adding a “+” sign to the end of any link (for example,

Twitter Grader – Grade yourself on Twitter

Twitter Grader
Grade yourself for Twitter and Facebook and see how you fair with the rest of the world. Great site and you can also check out the highest graded people in different locations by doing custom searches.

TweetDeck – Adobe AIR Client for twitter

The best and most used Twitter Client of all time. This is a must have for anyone on Twiter. Great features and very reliable!

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    @SharonHill -> thanks just checked it out, looks great!

    @Derek -> Glad it helped, there are a bunch of great articles on Twitter but somehow or the other i find lists over 50 a bit confusing (depending on how the blogger structured the post tho)

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      Twitter has changed up it’s API rules and regulations if you haven’t heard. How might that impact the rest of us remains to be seen..


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