Twitter can be a valuable tool for businesses, students, teachers and individuals alike. However, finding resources and services to fully exploit the potential of the social networking site can be a task; especially if you're just starting out.
So, here is a directory of valuable resources -- from Twitter clients to lesson plans, language learning to comedy.
1.) Hootsuite: A dashboard for social media and RSS feeds.
2.) Scopy: For photo loving Twitter users.
3.) Tweetbot: A Twitter client 'with personality'.
4.) Tweetr: Interface for iPhone.
5.) Tweetdeck: Another popular console.
1.) Sleeping time: When do your followers sleep?
2.) Timehop: Are you interested in your past tweets?
3.) Proxlet: Fight Twitter spam, mute users, block apps
4.) Portwiture: Your status updates in images.
5.) Check out nearby tweets.
6.) Socialmention: A real-time search for trends and mentions.
7.) Socialbro: See how you're talked about across social media platforms.
8.) TweetMeme: What are the hottest trends?
9.) TweetChat: Talk in real-time using hashtags.
10.) TwitBlock: Find spam followers and bin them.
11.) Shuush: Updates based on your follower's tweet frequencies.
12.) Who tweeted me?: Retweet analytics.
13.) Twitterfeed: Feed your status updates to a website.
14.) Flipboard: Turning social media updates into a magazine.
15.) Just Tweet it: A directory separated by interests.
Charlie Osborne, a medical anthropologist who studied at the University of Kent, UK, is a journalist, freelance photographer and former teacher.
She has spent years travelling and working across Europe and the Middle East as a teacher, and has been involved in the running of businesses ranging from media and events to B2B sales. Charli...