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Howtwitter works

  1. 1. HOW TWITTER WORKS? TEHSEEN ZAFAR REG#059
  2. 2. Introduction To Twitter <ul><li>Twitter is an online service that enables you to broadcast short messages to your friends or &quot;followers.&quot; </li></ul>
  3. 4. Twitter Lingo
  4. 6. Twitter’s API <ul><li>Twitter application programming interface ( API ) has two parts </li></ul><ul><li>Representational State Transfer ( REST ) API </li></ul><ul><li>Search API </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter is compatible with two Web syndication formats </li></ul><ul><li>Really Simple Syndication ( RSS ) </li></ul><ul><li>Atom Syndication Format ( Atom ) </li></ul>
  5. 8. Twitter’s API <ul><li>Current third-party applications include: </li></ul><ul><li>Twitterlicious and Twitterific </li></ul><ul><li>OutTwit </li></ul><ul><li>Tweet Scan </li></ul><ul><li>Twessenger </li></ul><ul><li>iTunes to Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>TwitterBox </li></ul>
  6. 9. Crowd Sourcing <ul><li>Crowd-sourcing means distributing a query to several Twitter users in order to gather and combined the results and exploit the wisdom-of-crowds effect. </li></ul>
  7. 10. Architecture <ul><li>Twitter acts a middleware for publish/subsribe as well as search & discovery. </li></ul><ul><li>System is composed of three components namely </li></ul><ul><li>Askweet </li></ul><ul><li>Sensweet </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter clients . </li></ul>
  8. 13. Features <ul><li>Free service. </li></ul><ul><li>Text messages sent over the Twitter network stay queued until delivered </li></ul><ul><li>Summize is a search engine for Twitter content </li></ul><ul><li>Hashtags are a user convention for including searchable context and metadata to each ‘tweet’ </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter supports a “track” feature </li></ul>
  9. 14. Application Database <ul><li>TweetingMachine </li></ul><ul><li>TwitDesktop </li></ul><ul><li>TwitterTussle </li></ul><ul><li>StreamTwitter </li></ul>
  10. 15. Twitter On Cell Phones <ul><li>Twitter's founders designed the </li></ul><ul><li>service to work with the </li></ul><ul><li>Short Message Service (SMS) protocol. </li></ul>
  11. 16. Pros And Cones <ul><li>Twitter is Easy to Join </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter is Easy to Use </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter Can Be Anonymous </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter Can Be Automated </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter Offers Free Widgets and Apps </li></ul>

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