Twitter is one of my favourite social media platform. I use it on a daily basis way more than I use Facebook. I have already succeeded in assembling a growing community of educators and teachers from all around the world and I enjoy interacting and learning from them. Yes professional development is my number one purpose behind using Twitter and if you want to know how I to do it then I invite you to read this article.
As you probably know, the power of Twitter lies in the web tools you use with it ;for using Twitter per se would not take you far. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has already started a section here devoted to Twitter tools teachers and educators can use to tap the full potential of this social website. Today, we are adding to this list some newly discovered tools that are of paramount importance to us in education. The process of discovery is still going on and we have more in store for you over the next coming days.
Check out these useful Twitter tools :
This is a great tool for teachers who have multiple Twitter accounts. It allows you to access all your accounts from one place and follow and monitor your tweets.
TweetBackup as its name indicates allow users to back up their tweets and store them in an easy accessible platform.
This is a cool Twitter tool that allows you to instantly know those who unfollow you. If you are interested in managing your follower base then this tool would be of great help to you.
TwitBlock is a junk filter and bulk blocking tool for Twitter. It scans your followers for nuisance accounts and makes it easy to block them all in one place.