In this article tripwire magazine provides one of the most comprehensive Twitter Toolboxes available. Twitter is becoming increasingly popular and I guess that the main reasons for this is the openness and simplicity of Twitters solution. A lot of Twitter Tools are available today and you can find most of them in this article with short descriptions and illustrations.
Clever site that shows a constantly-updating cloud of popular terms (although not necessarily hashtags) that you can click on to get some more details. You can also grab a widget that creates a new cloud every time it is refreshed. Finally, there is trend tracking that gives you a constantly-refreshing list based on username, tag or keyword, plus a little graph on the popularity of the search term over time.
2: Tweet Beep
Find out who is talking about you or your website through keyword alerts
3: Flaptor Trends
Compare the trends of three keywords on Twitter
4: Twitter Spectrum
Find out the dominant keywords via a tagcloud generated.
Very clean site that is similar to Tinker in that it attempts to link a user’s login with certain hashtag topics. In order to create your own channel, you must provide your Twitter login and password, which causes you to automatically start following Twitter user @tweet_channel.
Tinker is a simple way to discover events people are chattering about on Twitter.
Follow an event stream and Tinker will show you relevant real-time conversations from social media sources like Facebook and Twitter. Whether it’s the Oscars or a new iPhone release, no event is too big or small to Tinker about.
tweetzi is an easy-to-use tool that provides an optimized search interface into the real-time world of Twitter. Use it to find and tease out useful information from the millions of tweets that make up the ‘Twittersphere’.
8: Twitter Search
Twitters won Search Engine.Keeping up with interesting news and people you care about is one dimension of Twitter, but what if you need to find out what’s happening in the world beyond your personal timeline?
9: Flaptor Search
Search tool that can be installed on your browser.
10: My Cleaner
Helps clean out people you follow who’ve been inactive for quite a while