Twitter Tools: 11 Apps and Services You Need NowTwitter is all about keeping things brief. After all, the micro-blogging service limits you to 140 characters per post. But the market for twitter apps and services is huge. Everywhere you turn, there's a desktop app aimed at organizing your social media life or a search engine claiming to be the next best way of culling the tweets you want to read. Of course, not all of these apps are equal, but we've found 11 that manage to (mostly) improve upon your Twitter experience.
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