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Twitter Fever

Catching the Tweet Bird

When I first came across it -- I couldn't see the point. Who really cares what me or anyone else is doing? It reminds of those co-workers that are at your desk talking all day while your actually trying to be productive.

As reality would seem, Twitter does matter and there are now oodles of unexpected twitter remixes and mashups that are now (instantly) sharing in the success.

micro-celebrity site: http://pop17.comstock site: http://www.stocktwits.comMLM site: https://easytweets.commicroblogger re-blogger: http://www.loudtwitter.com 
counter: http://twittercounter.comfeed service: http://www.twitterfeed.comtag cloud: http://www.twitscoop.comAfrican-American Twitter directory: http://www.tweemix.combrand tracker: http://www.trackingtwitter.com/brandsbrand tracker: http://www.trackingtwitter.com/brands

.So what do you think has made it such a success? I don't think people care so much about the tweets as the simple open API that make it easy to mash-up Twitter. What will you think of next? Check out a complete list of Twitter sites and add-ons at EveythingTwitter. 

More Stories By Carol Skelly

Carol Skelly is the founder of Iatek -- a provider of CMS and portal software. Prior to starting Iatek, Carol was the Director of Technology for a New England based e-commerce services provider. Throughout a 18 year career in Information Technology, Carol has worked for Cambridge, Ma. based Lotus Development Corporation (IBM) and was lead developer on Digital Equipment Corporation's Y2K Web tracking system to maintain their Y2K compliance. Carol has also served as a technical lead and advisor for numerous companies including Anteon Corporation (GDIT), Action Interactive and Providence based Nestor, Inc. Carol holds a B.S. in Computer Science.

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