Best New Mashups: New Twists on Twitter

Adam DuVander
Oct. 06 2010, 01:16PM EDT

We see a lot of Twitter mashups. Many are simply a new interface for Twitter search, but sometimes we see a new take on it and want to share them more broadly. Often, these become Mashup of the Day, as was the case with the three Twitter mashups below, each with a new take on the microblogging service's API.

  • Country Music Twitter Chart: A numerical ranking based on popularity of country music artists. APIs: Twitter. More at our Country Music Twitter Chart profile.
  • Country Music Twitter Chart

  • Twizzer: Twitter game using random tweets. Guess whether or not the next tweet will... be a retweet, contain a hash tag, or have all the letters of the alphabet. APIs: Google App Engine, Google Chart, Twitter. More at our Twizzer profile.
  • Twizzer

  • Twitter2Email: Filters tweets of a specified Twitter account and sends them by email to specified email addresses. APIs: Twitter. More at our Twitter2Email profile.
  • Twitter2Email

    Adam DuVander -- Adam heads developer relations at Orchestrate, a database-as-a-service company. He's spent many years analyzing APIs and developer tools. Previously he worked at SendGrid, edited ProgrammableWeb and wrote for Wired and Webmonkey. Adam is also the author of mapping API cookbook Map Scripting 101.

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