Twitter Tools & Apps:
Even though Twitter is adding more and more functionality to its website, the following Twitter tools and apps are indispensable when it comes to managing multiple users or Twitter accounts, or simply keeping better track of incoming tweets:


Social Media Postage Stamps

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Set your website apart from the pack with a custom set of social media icons from Tony Thomas of MediaLoot. This icon pack includes 24 custom social icons from the most popular social networks with their logos redesigned as postage stamps for a classic design theme. Each icon comes as a high quality PNG file at 64 px by 64 px. The icon pack is free for commercial and personal use and includes icons for Vimeo, App Store, StumbleUpon, YouTube, Facebook, Skype, LinkedIN, Blogger, RSS, Email, SoundCloud and others.

Twitter Trends

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A quick way to find out what’s trending on Twitter and why can be found at WhatTheTrend. Get last week’s Twitter trends, the Year in Review and also topics trending around the world. Definitions of hashtags and explanations of why something is trending are provided by users. A tool for comparing global and local Twitter trends against previous time periods is available in the paid version. Currently AdAge and Mashable use WhatTheTrend to compile their weekly trending columns.

Add Twibbon To Your Nonprofit’s Campaigns

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Create awareness throughout Twitter for your non-profit campaign by adding a Twibbon to your Twitter avatar. With your own Twibbon Campaign you’ll be able to create a microsite where users can support your cause, brand or organisation in a variety of ways:

Free Twitter Backgrounds

Create free Twitter backgrounds at twitbacks.com. The site will let you choose from over 80 background designs, add links to your social networking accounts to your background and brand it with your own photo, bio or logo. Choose from photos, nature designs, cars, artistic, or custom backgrounds.

Research Twitter Hashtags

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Find out what percentage of traffic on Twitter contains a particular hashtag on hashtag.org. You get a graph for the past week which includes daily and hourly numbers. Clicking on the graph will get you 30 day data and if you sign in (free registration) you will also be able to view 90 day and 180 day data which is served by trendistic.com.