Local Twitter Tools

May 12, 2009 § Leave a comment

There are lots of ways to identify local tweets/ers and a site called Online College Degree has created a nice list, 50 Useful Twitter Tools for Writers and Researchers, including (via):

  1. Nearby Tweets: Check out Nearby Tweets to seek out local Twitter users.
  2. Atlas: Use Atlas to see tweets on a map.
  3. GeoFollow: Using the GeoFollow directory, you’ll be able to find users in specific areas.
  4. CityTweets: See real time Twitter activity for cities on CityTweets.
  5. Twittervision: Check out Twittervision for real-time geographic tweets.
  6. TwitterLocal: On TwitterLocal, you can find tweets in a designated location.
  7. Localtweeps: Check out Localtweeps to find Twitter users near you.

Twellow, Twitter Advanced Search, backing into it using Google are others.

Syracuse.com is aggregating tweets about Syracuse and Central NY.  Any libraries doing this for their cities, towns, neighborhoods?

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