Watch, search and monitor the public Twitter timeline in real-time with this Adobe AIR desktop application built with the Yahoo! User Interface Library (YUI). It allows users to create and group custom queries by topics of interest. URL: Sideline from Yahoo!.
Allows you to contact your government representative via Twitter and petition them. Phone numbers, fax numbers and websites are listed for each representative. You can also petition non-Twitter Congress representatives to join and have direct conversations with their constituents. URL: TweetCongress.
Gathers data from Wikipedia and provides an easy-to-digest result of the most popular topics of the day. You can compare topics, or embed relevant charts into your blog or social site. URL: Wikirank.
Convert your email address into a short, cute and safe link you can share on the web, in Twitter, forums, Craigslist, anywhere. [beta] URL: scr.im.
People powered magazines. Start your own local magazine by choosing topics from participating writers, or participate by adding your RSS feed to the site. Currently in beta, and ads are free for the moment. URL: Printcasting.
A site that aims to help you make decisions across any topic by creating a “taste” profile for you. Hunch asks you 10 or more questions to determine the right result or “hunch”. Create “Topics”, add and edit questions and results, and earn “cred”, “banjos” and “badges”. Currently in a very experimental stage and invites […]
A resource that informs you whether that leftover pizza is still safe to eat or not. Answers all your questions about food safety, from how to interpret expiration dates to how long you can store meats and veggies. URL: StillTasty.
Turn off your lights for Earth Hour, record your vote and share it with the world! This Saturday, March 28 at 8:30 PM you can vote earth by switching off your lights for one hour – earth hour. URL: Earth Hour.
An avatar widget badge that creates a portable profile of your favorite stuff such as photos, links, music, etc… and allowing you to embed it on a host of popular social networks. URL: urFooz.
Greg Grunberg, the star of the hit show Heroes, has a real-life hero his son who has epilepsy. As a strong ally of the Epilepsy Foundation he is launching a website called Talk About It to help raise awareness and money for a cure. Launching Thursday, March 26, 2009 URL: Talk About It.
A resource to help you find and follow the top business executives on Twitter. URL: ExecTweets.
KwiClick adds another dimension to the browser by extracting and presenting content within an innovative contextual window; content from a variety of sources or types including search engines, videos, images, shopping and reference sites. URL: KwiClick.
Where people talk to companies about the company’s social and environmental impact. The site’s mission is to provide services that help companies communicate and implement their socially responsible efforts online. URL: JustMeans.
Spell check your entire website in one go. URL: Spellr.us.
A widget that links to related stories from your archive under each story on your blog. Retrieves and indexes all stories from your blog archive, not just recent stories, making them accessible to new or casual readers of your blog who would not otherwise encounter them. Shows related stories unobtrusively with minimal style and photo […]
Twitter business directory. Submit your business, manage info and promotions. URL: twibs.
A user powered Twitter directory. Submit yourself by tweeting @wefollow and adding three #tags. See their site for info. URL: WeFollow.
Receive book pricing information via Twitter. Simply follow @textbook on Twitter, submit a request as ‘@textbook ISBNNUMBER’, and you will receive pricing information back via direct message automatically. URL: Direct Textbook.
A free service that helps users find the best deals on electronic goods, providing information on pricing histories, price drops, price trends, and pulls in reviews from other sites for all your research needs. Currently in beta and limited to electronic goods. They may expand to other products. URL: Gazaro.
Think 50% friend-finder, 30% social cityguide, 20% nightlife game. Wanted to build something that not only helps you keep up with your friends, but exposes you to new things in and challenges you to explore cities in different ways. URL: foursquare.
Twitter for journalists to communicate in 140-characters or less on stories they’re working on and network. Currently in beta. URL: ReportingOn.
A showcase of one purpose, one function, single serving sites; meaning, websites that have one functionality, no clutter, and require no learning curve. URL: SingleFunction.
Design and print your own fabric. The Spoonflower community uses fabric to make quilts, clothes, pillows, dolls, blankets, handbags, framed textile art and many other things. URL: Spoonflower.
Create an event web page and sell tickets online. Makes it super simple for anyone to get their event on the web, promote it and sell tickets. It’s free for free events and costs $1 per ticket sold, no matter the price as well as a small PayPal processing fee. URL: Eventzi.
A project management tool focused on communication and on being fast. It uses a simple tags system to handle all interactions so you don’t have to worry about opening multiple pages to keep your workflow going; projects are tags, time entries are tags, file uploads are tags, etc. URL: Staction.
Hollrr allows you to root for products you think deserve to succeed. By joining a Tribe of Followers, you are able to promote a new product to all your friends via Twitter, your blog or even Facebook. As a bonus Earn money for click-thrus and Tribes get an extra 25% shared in proportion to how […]
Find local music on your iPhone. Discover the world of live music around you; thousands of music and comedy gigs in your city. Browse to find just what you’re looking for, or stumble upon your next favorite band you never knew was playing in your neighborhood. Find out more about artists with their bios, genres […]
A free website for you to blog & share photos, videos and audio with friends, family and even beautiful strangers. I personally describe it as a social blogging network focused on socializing. [Alpha] URL: Kontain.
SMS business cards and mobile social networking. Using SMS to easily and rapidly distribute your credentials. URL: Contxts.
A Twitter mining web application that utilizes the power of Twitter Search, highlighting conversation themes and sentiment of the tweets that talk about topics you are interested in. As the conversation changes, so does twendz by evaluating up to 70 tweets at a time. When new tweets are posted, they are dynamically updated, minute by […]