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i use twirhl, cos I love the little chatter box that comes up on my screen when my writer friends across the world are working too!

Distracting tho.....

I like the 'shorten url' option too.





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I'm a big fan of twhirl. In general I'd suggest using any of the Adobe AIR apps for twittering or a FireFox plugin. Keeping a page open just to twitter just isn't going to work for me.

Bonus to using an app is that you get a 'ding' sound when someone sends you an @reply or direct message.

I'd also like to remind people to go into your twitter "settings -> notices" and make sure that you have "show me all @replies" checked. With that setting you can get @replies from people even though your not following them. It makes it easy for people to get in touch with you.

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Jason, you can set up your Tweetdeck page to show different categories of those you follow. it's super convenient to be able, at a glance, to see the tweets of your friends vs the news outlets and various pro bloggers.

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Polygeek, that is an excellent point about allowing @replies from people you are not currently following.

I've been @ed from people i was not following, and ended up following them after they took the time to yack at me personally. I like people who talk to ME and not just the world at large.

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Thx Jilly,

Do I get my tweetdeck on twitter's site or elsewhere?

If elsewhere, do you have a link?

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Ya, know, shame on me. I should have added the link - sorry! Here it is:

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