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i'm Madhawa Ranga following BSc. in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Moratuwa.

Twitter Applications List You’ll Ever Need June 19, 2009

Filed under: twitter,twitter tips,twitter tools — madhawa.h @ 7:05 pm

There are a huge collection of application for Twitter. In this site, there is a long list of those applications. I hope these will surely helpfull to you.


17 Ways You Can Use Twitter: A Guide for Beginners, Marketers and Business Owners

Filed under: twitter,twitter tools — madhawa.h @ 6:39 pm

Twitter is a micro blogging platform which allows you to publish short messages of less than 140 characters through different mediums like IM, cellphones and the web.

It has a social element as well, as it allows users to befriend and monitor each other’s messages or updates. So what you have here is a publishing tool that can be either public and private.

It is similar to an IRC channel although messages are displayed less rapidly. Some have called it a slower version of internet messengers.

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The best Twitter Desktop App I have found so far – DestroyTwitter June 15, 2009

Filed under: destroytwitter,twitter,twitter desktop apps,twitter tools — madhawa.h @ 3:38 am

Does anyone even go to the Twitter homepageanymore? It seems like more and more users are changing the origin of their tweets as Twitter desktop clients are becoming more mainstream.

There are literally dozens of desktop clients for Twitter, available for download…but which are the best?
For me, TweetDeck and DestroyTwitter are the best ones, from those two I like DestroyTwitter more than the other one.
DestroyTwitter logo

DestroyTwitter screen shot

One of the best things about DestroyTwitter is its minimal use of memory, compared to other AIR-based Twitter apps.
One of the better, if not the best, feature of DestroyTwitter is the “Rules” feature. With rules you can “exclude” certain users as well as certain keywords. Below is a snippet from DestroyTwitter about this feature…


Best Twitter tool I have found so far – Tweepular June 14, 2009

Filed under: tweepular,twitter,twitter tools — madhawa.h @ 2:28 pm
There are many Twitter tools in the internet which do various things. There are also many tools which can be used to manage followers. From many of those tools, this is the best tool I found.
Tweepular is used to manage followers, unfollowers, fans, and also it gives our popularity (rank) in the twitter network.

A new Twitter tool June 6, 2009

Filed under: friend follow,twitter,twitter tools — madhawa.h @ 3:35 pm

Friend or Follow

Friend or Follow is pretty self-explanatory, you enter in your Twitter username and it gives you three tabs of information.

Friend or Follow tabs

Following (who your following, but not following you back), fans (who’s following you, but your not following them back) and friends (people who you follow and they follow you back.


Twitter.grader April 10, 2009

Filed under: twitter,twitter grader,twitter tools — madhawa.h @ 5:36 pm

Twitter Grader

Check your grade on Twitter.
My grade is 87/100.87
My rank is 197,454 out of 1,963,873


Filed under: tweetburner,twitter,twitter tools — madhawa.h @ 5:32 pm


Enter the URL you’d like to shorten, share and track.
A URL shortening tool.


Twuffer – Updates for the future

Filed under: blog vs twitter,twitter tools,twuffer — madhawa.h @ 5:28 pm

OMG, it’s a Twitter buffer!

Twuffer allows the Twitter user to compose a list of future tweets, and schedule their release.

  • tweet hourly/daily/monthly announcements
  • appointment/milestone reminders
  • run a time-based scavenger hunt
  • notify subscribers about upcoming podcast or video episodes
  • appear to never sleep