Simple Mining of Links from Twitter Friends
16 August 2010
Yes you can search Twitter for the latest tweets from one of your friends to find that elusive link. At present that means a search over only the last few days. Using Google search for Updates on the other hand yields far too many matches for a @twitterfriend. Twitflink is a really simple and effective add-on tool for Twitter that makes finding that link very easy indeed. Jane @c4lpt tweeted about this tool and I searched her Twitter handle with additional keyword filter ‘link’:
Note that the search goes back a long way and only shows tweets with links and the chosen keyword. Excellent!