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91 Free Twitter Tools and Apps to Fit Any Need

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  1. M4XW3LL

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    Twitter Tools for Analytics


    1. Daily 140: Recent follows and favorites of 3 tweeps of your choosing
    Find three folks on Twitter, and Daily 140 emails you once-a-day with all the new people they?ve followed and tweets they?ve favorited.
    2. My Top Tweet: Your Top 10 list of tweets
    Find anyone?s Top 10 tweets, ordered by engagement.
    3. SocialBro: Analytics, optimization, and more
    A nearly all-in-one platform for all things Twitter. The free plan comes with analytics, best time to tweet, follow/unfollow tools, and community segmentation.
    4. Riffle: Data visualizations for any Twitter user
    This browser plugin reveals vast insights into any Twitter user you choose. Discover statistics, popular hashtags, most shared links, connected profiles, and much more.
    5. Twitonomy: Detailed analytics on users and tweets
    A dashboard of analytics for whichever Twitter user you choose (even yours). Analyzes profiles, tweets, engagement, and more.
    6. Klout: Twitter scores
    Track your influencer score (on a scale of 1-100) and use the Klout dashboard to create and schedule new tweets.
    7. SumAll: Email reports for Twitter stats
    Sync your Twitter to SumAll, and start seeing daily or weekly emails on how your followers are growing, your mentions, and your engagement.
    8. SocialRank: Follower analysis to find your most awesome fans
    Receive a sorted list of your best followers, most influential followers, and most engaged followers. Useful to track the important people to engage with on Twitter.
    9. Klear: Social media analytics & a Twitter resume
    Plug in your Twitter account to see a snapshot of who you follow, which demographics you fit, who?s in your close network, and more.
    10. Bluenod: Community visualization
    Type in a user or hashtag and see a detailed map or visualization about the community around the user or the people using the hashtag.
    11. Twitter account home: The official overview of your Twitter profile
    Head to analytics.twitter.com for a detailed overview of all your activity in the past 28 days, including your top tweets, top mentions, and top followers.
    12. Social Bearing: Powerful search for tweets and profiles
    Search Twitter keywords, locations, usernames, interests, or followers, then use your new-found knowledge to analyze your fellow tweeps or find new ones to follow.
    13. Stats for Twitter: Beautiful iOS app to analyze yours and others?s Twitter accounts
    See a visual breakdown of all sorts of Twitter stats: Followers analyzed by activity and popularity, competitors shown side-by-side with your account, etc.
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    Twitter Tools for Chats


    14. Beatstrap: Team liveblogging
    Cover live news, sports, and events through Twitter, via hashtags, and collaborate with your team on the coverage. Completed ?Beats? come with an embed code.
    15. TweetChat: Twitter chat management
    Log in to follow a specific hashtag, hang out in a room that collects the hashtagged tweets for you, and reply as you like (with the hashtag added automatically to your tweet).
    16. Chat Salad: A calendar of Twitter chats
    See upcoming Twitter chats and when they?re scheduled, as well as the hashtags they use (so you can follow along).
    17. Twubs: Twitter chat homepages
    Register a hashtag for your chat and collect/view the tweets from one location.
    18. Nurph: Chat planning and organizing
    Nurph channels let you plan and organize your chat, complete with follow-up stats and replays.
    19. TwChat: Real-time chat rooms for Twitter chats
    Submit your hashtag. Enter your chat room. Have fun!
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    Twitter Tools for Discovering Fresh Content and Fun Users


    20. Nuzzel: Discover what your friends are reading
    As described by Twitter?s Joanna Geary, ?find out what?s trending among the people the people you follow follow.? Make sense? Translation: Content discovery from friends and friend of friends.
    21. BuzzSumo: Find influencers, topic-by-topic
    Type in a keyword to see which voices get the most shares on Twitter. Find influencers, sniff out headline ideas, and learn what works on Twitter and who?s working it.
    22. Swayy: What your followers are interested in
    See the content that your followers recommend plus the topics they most enjoy. View it all via the dashboard or from a daily email digest.
    23. Twipho: Searchable Twitter feed of photos
    Search by keyword or by location to find photos shared on Twitter.
    24. Topsy: A search engine for social
    The most recent and most relevant tweets (and other social updates) based on a keyword search. Also shows keyword volume, sentiment score, and other analytics.
    25. Digg Deeper: The best stories from your friends
    An algorithmic display of the top articles and links that your Twitter followees have shared. Pair with News.me: a daily email newsletter of what your friends share on Twitter.
    26. The Latest: A museum for the day?s best Twitter links
    A real-time, constantly updated list of the most interesting links on Twitter, culled from the accounts of interesting people
    27. Twurly: Daily email of top Twitter links
    An easy way to stay on top of the best links in your timeline. Twurly analyzes the popularity and page authority of the links so you only see the best.
    28. Filta: Bio search all your followers
    Curious which of your followers are into football? Use Filta to search the bios of all your followers for any keyword you want.
    29. Hash: Top stories on Twitter
    A visual look at the leading stories and hashtags on Twitter. Available on the web and as an iOS app.
    30. Brook: Customized Twitter digests of top tweets from top tweeps
    Receive a daily email of the five best tweets from the Twitter users you choose.
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    Twitter Tools for Following & Unfollowing


    31. Crowdfire: Powerful follower management
    Prune your list of those you follow by seeing who follows you back, who?s recently unfollowed you, and who?s inactive, plus build a whitelist of accounts you?d always like to follow no matter what.
    32. ManageFlitter: Follow/unfollow in bulk
    Segment your followers according to a number of factors: last tweet, follower count, location, language and whether or not they follow you back.
    33. Tweepi: Tidy up who you follow
    Cleanup inactive follows, flush those who don?t follow back, and reciprocate someone else?s follow?all done in bulk and with a few clicks of a checkbox.
    34. Unfollowers: In-depth follow/unfollow
    Get a complete breakdown of those you follow, and unfollow with ease.
    35. DoesFollow: See who follows whom
    Does A follow B? Does Bill Gates follow Skrillex? Does Guy Kawasaki follow Jay Baer?
    36. Commun.it: Complete follower management dashboard
    See all the information on all your followers ? top tweets, influence, and more.
    37. T.U.N.S.: Twitter Unfollow Notification Service
    Receive an email every time someone unfollows you.
    38. Twindr: Tindr for unfollowing people (iOS)
    Swipe left to unfollow, swipe right to keep following.
    39. Toolset.co: Twitter toolset for finding people to follow or unfollow
    Simple tools to grow your followers. Copy the follow list of another user, find users to follow based on keyword or device.
    40. Linkreaser: Grow your following by finding accounts based on keyword
    Share a keyword, and Linkreaser will find tweets and influencers you might like to see and follow.
    41. FollowFly: What else are Twitter users sharing?
    Search Twitter users, find their best content on Twitter and beyond ? Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, SoundCloud, and Reddit AMAs are currently supported.
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    Twitter Tools for Hashtags


    42. Rite tag: Hashtag recommender
    Plug in a hashtag and see feedback on the tag?s reach and popularity as well as suggestions for some alternatives to try. Complete with pretty colors to see at-a-glance which hashtags are best.
    43. Hashtagify.me: Complete analytics into any hashtag
    Enter a hashtag to discover related tags, recent conversations, usage patterns, and influencers.
    44. Seen: Hashtag-based curation
    Collect the media that was shared with a certain hashtag, then rank the results. Share your curation with friends and followers.
    45. Tagboard: Mood boards for hashtags
    Enter in a hashtag and Tagboard will pull all the most recent and relevant content into a highly useful board of tweets and visuals.
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    Twitter Tools for Images


    46. Pablo: Create beautiful social media images in 30 seconds
    A tool we build here at Buffer, Pablo lets you quickly share a quote or build an image with beautiful backgrounds from UnSplash and the best, catchiest fonts. Customize with your logo, too.
    47. Spruce: Text over image
    Create an attention-getting image with Spruce?s simple and quick image-making app.
    48. Twitshot: See & share the images from any web page
    Give Twitshot a URL, and it will pull in all the images associated with that page, giving you an easy option to see what to share.
    49. Share As Image: Highlight text, create image
    Highlight text from whatever page you?re on and click the Share As Image bookmarklet to toss that text directly into an eye-catching image.
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    Twitter Tools for Mentions & Monitoring


    50. Warble: Alerts every time your blog posts are shared
    Get an email whenever someone shares from your website?even if they don?t mention your username or if they use a link shortener. Warble also does full keyword, mention, and hashtag tracking.
    51. Keyhole: LIke Google Alerts for Twitter
    Ask Keyhole to notify you whenever a particular keyword, hashtag, or URL is mentioned. Helpful to track mentions of your own name or your company?s blog or campaign.
    52. The One Million Tweetmap: Geolocated, real-time tweet monitoring
    Track and follow keywords as they?re tweeted in real-time and at real places. Zoom in to a geotargeted area for super fine results.
    53. Twilert: Real-time email alerts for keywords
    Track keywords on Twitter and receive an email notification every time they?re mentioned. Great for keeping an eye on company names, new products, and branded hashtags.
    54. Mention: Monitor your mentions
    A listening tool for keeping up with all your mentions on Twitter. Tracks, analyzes, and displays any number of keywords via the Mention dashboard or via email digests.
    55. MentionMapp: The web of you and those you mention
    Get a visualization map of you and all the people you mention (and they people they mention).
    56. Twazzup: Real-time keyword monitoring
    Search and track any keyword, username, or hashtag. See a results page full of relevant tweets, user accounts, and influencers.
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    Twitter Tools for Scheduling Tweets


    57. Buffer: Schedule your tweets (plus a whole lot more)
    Simple social media management. Fill a queue of tweets, analyze their performance, and find new, hand-picked stories to share.
    We also take a lot of inspiration from the great work of Hootsuite and Sprout Social, which offer an amazing list of management tools.
    58. Tweet4me: Scheduled tweets via DM
    Send a direct message to the Tweet4me account, use shorthand and prefixes to denote when to share, and let Tweet4me schedule and send the tweet for you.
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    Twitter Tools for Timing


    59. Followerwonk: Search Twitter bios and analyze your followers
    Every analysis imaginable for your Twitter feed, your profile, your followers, and your competitors.
    60. Tweriod: Find the best times to tweet
    Tweriod analyzes the tweets you send and your followers?s tweets to find the optimal time for engagement.
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    Twitter Tools for Trending Topics


    61. Trends24: Detailed breakdowns of trending terms
    See trending terms from the last?you guessed it?24 hours, broken out hour-by-hour and country-by-country. Enlightening for social media campaigns and geographic/timing research.
    62. Trendsmap: Monitoring for local Twitter trends
    A zoomable map that shows popular hashtags and terms from anywhere in the world with easy-click buttons to hone in on My City, My Region, and more.
    63. iTrended: Did it trend?
    Search the past 15 days to find whether certain keywords trended or not.
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    Top Twitter Clients


    64. Tweetdeck: The king of Twitter clients
    Via the app or the web, stay on top of your Twitter stream with Tweetdeck?s organization and tracking tools. Split your stream into segmented columns to stay engaged with what?s important.
    65. YoruFukurou ? Twitter client
    A native Twitter client for Mac OS X. Dashboard views of incoming tweets, lists, and searches, split across multiple tabs. Comes highly recommended from Kottke.org.
    66. Happy Friends: Mailbox-type reader
    Pick the friends you want to hear from. Never miss their tweets. View all their activity via an inbox-style layout with nested updates.
    67. Twitterific: Twitter client for iOS
    Powerful Twitter client for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch, with cool features like color-coded timelines and muffled keywords or hashtags.
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    Miscellaneous Twitter Tools

    68. Like Explorer: See shares per article
    Type in a URL. See the share numbers. Simple.
    69. Twitter Feed ? Serve your feed automatically to Twitter (and others)
    Post a new article on your site. Send a tweet automatically.
    70. TW Birthday: Dig up the date someone joined Twitter (even if they won?t say)
    For those who omit the ?date joined? on their profile, there?s still a way to discover it. See how long your new favorite follow has been tweeting or when a new profile officially landed.
    71. Bio is Changed: be alerted when someone changes their Twitter bio (good for job moves)
    Rather self-descriptive, this tool updates you when someone changes their Twitter bio. Useful if you?d like to track job moves and major news or even to learn from how people craft unique Twitter bios.
    72. and 73. IFTTT & Zapier: Automate your tweeting
    Connect multiple apps in unique ways to your Twitter account. For example, post your Instagram pictures as native Twitter photos.
    74. Be Present: Track how fast you respond on Twitter
    Real-time reports on your response time, response rate, and performance based on industry benchmarks. Also, really pretty to look at.

    75. SavePublishing: Tweetable snippets on any website
    Install the bookmarklet, and you can reveal any tweetable sentences (140 characters or fewer) from any article.
    76. GroupTweet: Collaborate with teammates on one account
    Let your teammates and coworkers share to the same account automatically with zero password-sharing. GroupTweet can even append usernames on to the end of individual tweets.
    77. Storify: Beautiful Twitter storytelling
    Grab any number of tweets and media elements, and place them all into a Storify collection that you can embed and share anywhere.
    78. Tweet Topic Explorer: A word cloud per user
    Discover the most-used words of any user you choose (even you).
    79. Listen to Twitter: Listen to the sentiment of tweets
    Type in a keyword and hear an audio track based on the sentiment of the tweets with that keyword.
    80. Squall: Write more than 140 characters
    Write however long you want, and Squall takes your text and turns it into an image to share with your tweet.
    81. Thunderclap: Automated advocacy
    Start a new campaign on Thunderclap, and if you get enough supporters to signup, Thunderclap will send your message out automatically through all your supporters?s Twitter accounts.
    82. Periscope & Meerkat: Livestreaming
    Live stream video of whatever you?re up to.
    83. Twitterfav: Automatic favorites and RTs
    Preselect tweets to be favorites or RT?ed based on rules you create.
    84. Click to Tweet: Get people tweeting your content
    Add a highlighted snippet of easily-tweetable text to your website or blog post.
    85. Bedazzle: Rich text editor for Twitter, using unicode
    Tons of options to make what looks like fancy fonts and styles in your tweet text (it?s really just unicode characters). Looks great on Macs, and perhaps not so much on Windows PCs.
    86. Pullquote: Grab quotes of text from any web page and share easily
    Available as Chrome extension, iOS app, and bookmarklet.
    87. Who Tweeted It First: Find a story?s origin
    Enter a keyword to see which person was the first to tweet it.
    88. Little Pork Chop: Tweet storm
    Write more than 140 characters, and Little Pork Chop chops your text into Twitter-sized snippets, posting them all one after the other.
    89. Hubbble: Favorite reminder system
    Favorite as many things as you?d like, and Hubbble will email you later to remind you to follow up on your faves.
    90. Nudge: Reminders to engage on Twitter
    Select tweets that you can boomerang back for followup later on.
    91. SocialHunt: Track all activity for up to 5 tweeps
    Receive an email every time someone shares to Twitter. Set the frequency from ?now? to ?daily.?


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  2. StopDropAndRoll

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    Awesome info, FollowFly seems pretty legit, thanks! :)
     
  3. deedee1whoa

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    Wow, a Twitter Bible... Nice! ;)
     
  4. GroundUp

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    Great list. Bound to find more than a few gems in here.
     
  5. jincho

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    GReat and very useful information. Thanks!!
     
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    Thanks for this useful post.:30:
     
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    I can def. use this
     
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    The best share for twitter marketers. :)
     
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    Thank you for the share!
     
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    Thanks for the share, many great tools there.
     
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    good job bro thanks for sharing
     
  12. Tsarnaev

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    Thanks for the list.. a lot of good stuff here.
     
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    Thank you OP You saved me a lot of time.
     
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    I'll def use the chat tools...been having a problem following Twitter chats in my industry. :rofl:
     
  15. Ramse

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    Has anyone tried socialBro?
    What are they like?
     
  16. M4XW3LL

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    There's a free trial, why don't you test it out yourself?