RainbowStream Terminal based Twitter Client

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  • Post last modified:November 15, 2021
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RainbowStream is a free and open source command-line Twitter client for Linux, Windows and MacOS. It provides real time tweet stream, twitter compose, twitter search, twitter like and favorite and many more twitter services. You can access all from your terminal application. It is based on Python Twitter Tools and the Twitter API and written in Python. You can also customize its theme to change the terminal look. It is released under MIT License.


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Cawbird Twitter Client for Linux

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  • Post last modified:August 13, 2021
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Cawbird is a free and open source twitter client for Linux. It is a fork of popular twitter client Corebird. Cawbird supports multiple twitter account, you can can create lists and favorites, inline image and video preview support and filtering of tweets and full text search. It is simple, lightweight but modern Twitter client. Because of twitter api limits, Cawbird has some limitations. It is released under GNU General Public License v3.0 and written in vala.

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How to Download or Save Twitter Videos and GIF files on Pc

You can’t save videos or animated GIFs on Twitter like right-click the video or animated gifs and save it. But using the below tricks , you can save or download the videos and animated gifs on your pc without any third party software or service. just follow the below steps to download it.

Download Twitter Videos and animated GIF files on PC:

First copy the tweet link which contains the video or animated gif you want to download. To copy the tweet link, click the menu/ down arrow from the tweet and select Copy link to Tweet option. It will open the tweet link in a new window. Right click and copy it.

Now add mobile. in front of the twitter.com in the copied link.

Original link:


Modified link


Then open your favorite browser and go to the above modified link. Then play the video. Right click on the video and select Save Video As option. And choose the location and name it and click the save button. It will save the video in mp4 format.

Note: The animated gifs are also save as mp4 files. To make it gif again, use ezgif service.

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Twitter Launches Official WordPress Plug-In

Twitter has launched official plugin for wordpress blogs.

Main features:

Embedded Tweet with customize backgrounds and color schemes to match site’s theme.
Embedded Twitter video.
sharing of your site’s content on Twitter.
Twitter Cards highlight the site’s content when shared on Twitter.
Twitter Analytics.
Follow button.
Twitter ads conversion tracking.

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Twitter adds new password security options

Twitter announced some new security options for users to keep their password secure. Android and iOS users can now reset their Twitter password via a text message or an email.Twitter now analyzes login attempts on your account by looking at things like location, device being used and login history and identifies suspicious behavior.

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Updated Twitter Android and iOS Apps released

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  • Post last modified:May 30, 2013
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Updated Twitter Android and iOS Apps are now available for download.

Twitter app for Android:

what’s new?

The new Tweet composer to share with quick access to your camera roll and clear previews of how your Tweets will appear.
Richer notifications now include details like avatars and indicate how people are interacting with you (reply, retweet, etc.) for devices running Android 4.0 and higher,
wider and taller timelines in all parts of the app including profiles, search, and Discover.
Receive a notification when a friend has joined Twitter.

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Twitter #music launched

Twitter has launched  twitter #music,a new music discover service based on Twitter activity. It comes as a web appand a standalone iPhone client.

Main features:

songs on Twitter #music currently come from iTunes, Spotify or Rdio.
tweet songs right from the app.
Follow your favorite artists and see which artists they follow.
currently the service is available in the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

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Twitter for windows 8 and RT released

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  • Post last modified:March 14, 2013
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Twitter has released native app Twitter app for Windows 8 and RT.

Twitter app for Windows 8 and RT features:

real-time stories, pictures, videos, conversations, ideas, and inspiration all in your timeline.
Follow people.
your interests to get unfiltered access and unique behind-the-scenes perspectives.
Express yourself with photos, videos and comments.
Discover new topics from people in your network and other information like Trends and Who to Follow suggestions.
share all.
Create the ultimate screen with Snap view on Windows 8.

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