The Twitter Text Ruby Library by Twitter provides text processing routines for Twitter Tweets which unify the various auto-linking and extraction of usernames, lists, hashtags and URLs. This library is written in Ruby.
Popular micro-blogging platform Twitter has announced new "retweet" feature that will be added soon, complete with a new retweet API that will allow developers to access retweets in a variety of ways. As many of you know, the Twitter API (our Twitter API Profile) has quickly become one of the most popular APIs in our API Directory.
Twitter has announced major changes that will alter the way the company calculates 140 characters. Certain attachments, URLs, and handles will no longer count towards the character limit. Changes will allow users to use more words, and developers must prepare for the upcoming changes.