July 2009 Blog Posts

The twits - Yet another Twitter app

Taking its name from twitter, with a large nod towards Roald Dahl's cautionary tale, the twits is a twitter app that lets you visualize you network of friends on twitter. It’s available to try here. Before we go any further you should know that this software is in alpha status, i.e. not for the fait hearted. Here’s an image of the results below.   As you can see it does a reasonable job of separating other developers I follow from people at the guardian I follow (the coloured lines & text are added afterwards). The app is designed to run local and...