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Results from The Twitter Blog for: September 2006

On The Other Hand, You Have Different Fingers

If you make iheartquotes a Twitter friend you will get three famous quotes a day at 10am, 3pm, and 8pm. Tony, who built, used the Twitter API to set this up. You can also subscribe to the iheartquotes Twitter RSS feed and if you read a quote that you really dig, you can link to it from your blog.


Twitter Has Permalinks and RSS Feeds

Permalinks — Now every Twitter update you make gets to live on its own spacious link-friendly page like this one.

RSS Feeds — The public timeline and public individual timelines have RSS Feeds (under the timeline) so you can subscribe in your favorite Reader.


From iChat to Twitter via API

The folks over at TikiRobot have put the Twitter API to good use. First of all, it’s a group blog so they’ve got all three of their Twitters up there which is neat. More importantly, they’ve hacked our api so that an iChat status automatically publishes as a Twitter status. Thus, they have gotten right down to the roots of what Twitter is all about. Nice!


Trust The Man

David Duchovny has been blogging about his film Trust The Man which is out in theatres now. My fiance Livy and I went and saw this film and we really enjoyed it. I’d like to add that I think Duchovny’s dry wit would be a perfect match for Twitter. I would love to get his updates on my phone!


Meet Celly

Yesterday we posted that Twitter now has an API and today I’d like to introduce you to Celly.


Introducing the Twitter API

Some smart folks out there on the that series of tubes we call the Internet have been putting together interesting projects like this map and this page without any help from us so we thought it was high time to release an API.


Why Aren't You Blogging Right Now?

In which we highlight the greatness of Blogger’s new “Add a Page Element” feature.

As much as you’d like to be sitting in front of your computer blogging all day every day there are times when you have to stand up and go outside. Maybe you need to walk to school or work. Maybe you’re even out having fun and doing things that will make a good blog post later. But why wait?


Something's Fresh in The State of Denmark

Derek Powazek of JPG Magazine is on a trip to Denmark and he’s inviting folks to follow him in a fun new way. He’s included his latest flickr photos and his latest twitter updates in one blog post. Here’s all Derek’s twitters and all his photographs.


A Tale of Two Twitters

Twitter has a way of reminding us that there are people who live life to the fullest and people who hold back sometimes. These were two updates I found yesterday in close proximity to one another on the public timeline.

Wendy: I used to love lying on the grass as a kid, but now I realize there are bugs in there. jzam: not wearing any pants!


All Hope Abandon, Ye Who Twitter Here

In case you didn’t know, September 19 is International Talk Like A Pirate Day. So feel free to Twitter like a pirate, um, me hearties.