On Friday of last week (7th Jan) I received the email below from TweetSaver (@tweetsaver on Twitter). My bandwidth has been a little squeezed of late so I’ve only just been able to catch up and read it properly.
TweetSaver, for those that don’t know of the service, is a fantastic way to backup your tweets. Quite simply, all you have to do is sign up (which you can now do for free by the way) and all your tweets are backed up, and searchable. You can even tag tweets to make them easier to find.
Sounds simple doesn’t it? Well, it is, which is why it works so well. It’s a really good service and I have used it many times when looking for something I know I sent out (but couldn’t remember when) or something I’ve marked as a favourite, for example.
The updates listed below now allow you to make your profile public. Makes sense, after all, your tweets are already in the public domain so why not make them easier to search? Of course, private (DMs) messages remain private. I really like the idea of making my tweets easier to search for my followers.
If you haven’t checked out TweetSaver before, head on over to the website and have a look. If you want to see or search my tweets head on over here.
I really like this service and it’s bailed me out a couple of times when I’ve not been able to find a tweet elsewhere. It’s also peace of mind to know your tweets are permanently archived (just in case).
If you sign up or are already using TweetSaver, please drop a comment and let me know how you find it.
I am @craigt44 on Twitter.
Introducing Public Profiles, Free Accounts and more!
It’s finally here…
I’ve been working on this update for quite some time and am happy to announce that it’s finally arrived! Here’s a quick overview of what’s new in TweetSaver as of today!
I’m super excited about this. Now, should you choose to, you can make your TweetSaver profile public. This allows other users to browse all of your public tweets, search them, filter by tags and share them with others. Check out my profile as an example: http://tweetsaver.com/bradleyjoyce
Of course, direct messages are still 100% private and, if you are a paying subscriber, you can elect to keep your profile private. All new accounts are public by default. Current subscriber accounts have been automatically privatized.
To change your privacy settings, visit your account settings page.
Before TweetSaver was initially launched, I was staunchly against providing free accounts. However, after revisiting the idea I think it will be better for the service in the log run. To that end, I’ve introduced a new Free subscription.
Free accounts are ad-supported (by Featured Users and 140proof), are limited to only saving 3200 tweets and cannot be made private.
I’ve added native Twitter tweet buttons throughout the site where it makes sense. Now, it’s much easier to share your public profile page or an individual tweet on Twitter.
I plan on adding Facebook like buttons as well as soon as their developer site isn’t down and I can take a peak at the documentation.
All this makes it easier to share those older tweets that you rediscover.
So what are you waiting for? Head on over to TweetSaver.com and check out the new stuff