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 Hi! I'm Developer Communications Director for SendGrid and former Executive Editor of ProgrammableWeb. I currently serve as a Contributing Editor. If you have API news, or are interested in writing for ProgrammableWeb, please contact Though I'm a fan of anything API-related, my particular interest is in mapping. I've published a how-to book, Map Scripting 101, to get anyone started making maps on websites. In a not-so-distant past life I wrote for Wired and Webmonkey.