I'm on Twitter

It seems like everyone but me is using Twitter, so last Friday I decided to sign up. I'm not a huge fan of all the social networking sites out there but I think Twitter has the advantage of being extremely simple and easy to use without it taking over your life. So far I think its great and I can see it slowly becoming my new addiction. Its also given me the chance to check out Twitterrific by The IconFactory, which immediately became my new favourite app and is definitely recommended to anyone running Mac OS X and using Twitter.

Although I'm really enjoying using Twitter, at the moment it kind of feels like I'm shouting into a void so followers are welcome.

Also, I got a little bored last weekend and ended up writing my own twitter feed to display my latest tweets on this site. They can be seen at the bottom of the blog index and archive pages. The code behind it is pretty lightweight and works surprisingly well, but I've gone against the idea of releasing it publicly as its not really designed to be a plugin (like Twitter Tools for WordPress) and requires a little more manual effort than simply activating. That said if anyone is still interested in using the code just drop me an email and I'll be happy to help out.

Posted April 10th, 2008