You're probably already posting tweets to Twitter directly on the Twitter web site.
However, did you know that there are an increasing number of different applications which are designed to let you post to Twitter directly from your desktop or from specific devices, including your iPhone, Mac and Blackberry?
Or, that you can schedule tweets to be delivered in the future?
Here is a list of those software applications and services that will make your Twitter experience simpler and more enjoyable.
- Twitter via Mobile Web
TweetDeck is an Adobe Air desktop application currently in public beta.
Learn more about TweetDeck
Schedule 12 status update tweets (maximum) for any rolling 60 minute window. Service can not be used for replies or direct messages.
Learn more about TweetLater
twhirl is a social software desktop client, that runs on both Windows (2000/XP/Vista) and Mac OSX. In addition to Twitter, twhirl will connect you to multiple identi.ca, Friendfeed and seesmic accounts. You can also use twhirl to cross-post your twitter updates to Pownce and Jaiku.
Learn more about twhirl
Twittelator is an ad-free application by the Big Stone Phone Company for your iPhone. Twittelator can be downloaded from Big Stone's “App Store” on your iPhone. In an emergency, you can simply click the Emergency icon to create a Tweet with a map of your current location.
Go to Twittelator
TwitterBerry is mobile client for posting updates to Twitter. It works over the data network, so you don't need to use SMS. Supported devices include:
- BlackBerry Curve
- BlackBerry 8800 Series
- BlackBerry Pearl (8100, 8110, 8120, 8130)
- BlackBerry 8700 Series
- BlackBerry 7130 Series
- BlackBerry 7100 Series
- BlackBerry 7200 Series
- BlackBerry 7520
Go to TwitterBerry
Twitterrific is Mac application that lets you “tweet” (publish posts to) or read posts from the Twitter community website. Twitterrific can be used free of charge with no limitations, but registering the program removes the ads.
Go to Twitterrific
Automatically feed your blog posts (or any other RSS or Atom feed) to Twitter with Twitterfeed.
Go to twitterfeed
Twitter via Mobile Web
You can access Twitter from most phone's web browsers. Just point your browser to http://m.twitter.com for a tiny Twitter interface.
Go to Twitter via Mobile Web
Stay tuned for updates about new Twitter services.
And please… don't be an idiot and tweet while you're driving.