Map Gives Insight Into iOS, Android Twitter Geographic Usage Patterns

Twitter

With more than 280 million tweets sent out using location services, you would hope all of that data could be used to at least make something interesting, right? A company was able to gather this information and place a lighted speck on the map for each tweet, creating a very pretty map for users to check out. What takes the map over the top is that you can toggle between views of tweets from iOS, Android, BlackBerry and “other” device individually. Plus, they can be layered. Very cool.  (more…)

Falcon Pro Thinks Twitter “Shut Me Down,” Provides Backup APK File as Temporary Fix as Tokens are Already All Gone

falcon pro android

Yesterday, only a day after the most recent token reset from popular Twitter app Falcon Pro, long-time users who had not had a chance to update and login to re-claim their token, flooded our inbox and Twitter with complaints of error messages. The messages simply stated that the “application cannot authenticate more users at this time,” which is the same message users were seeing before the reset earlier in the week. So what’s going on? How could all of the 100K tokens be taken up again in a matter of hours? Falcon Pro’s creator took to Twitter this morning, thinking that Twitter may have shut him down, and has since unpublished the app from the Play store.  (more…)

Hootie for Twitter, Another Good Choice for 3rd Party App Lovers

Hootie

The amount of third party Twitter apps available is somewhat crazy, but as long as they are quality apps, no one should really be complaining. Some of the more well-known options are insanely popular such as Falcon Pro, Tweet Lanes and even Plume. Today, we are taking a quick peak at another third party option called, Hootie. Yep, kind of rings a few bells.  (more…)

Falcon Pro Reaches Twitter Token Limit Again, You’ll Need to Update and Relogin to Claim Token (Updated)

Screen Shot 2013-06-17 at 8.47.27 AM

Falcon Pro, what is arguably still the most popular Android Twitter client of the moment, reached its Twitter token limit again last night. What does that mean for you? In order to free up unused tokens, the app’s developer has uploaded a new version of the app that resets all tokens. So once you grab the new update (when it goes live), you’ll have to login again with your Twitter credentials to claim a token and continue using the app.  (more…)

Beta Program Goes Live for Falcon Pro (Update)

Falcon

Who doesn’t love a good beta every now and then? If you have purchased Falcon Pro, the third party Twitter app that we have discussed time and time again, then you will now be able to join a recently launched beta program to help improve the application. In the beta program, which is hosted on Google+, there is a feature request list, a section for bugs and also a general discussion area.  (more…)

Vine Finally Arrives Today on Android (Updated: It’s Live!)

vine android

Vine, Twitter’s popular short-clip video sharing service that was previously only on iOS, will be available on Android today. For those not familiar, Vine allows you to record 6 seconds of video (with sound) and then share it with the world, much like you do a Tweet. It becomes interesting in the idea that you can pause and continue recording simply by touching and releasing your finger to and from the screen. Current Vine users have created all sorts of 6-second stop motion clips that are highly entertaining, many of which continuously loop.  (more…)