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Twitter Disconnect

Disconnect TwitterTwitter is notified whenever you visit one of the more than 20 percent of sites on the web that include Twitter widgets.  Turn off the flow of your data to them!  Twitter Disconnect blocks all traffic from third-party sites to Twitter servers but still lets you access Twitter itself.

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Rapportive

Rapportive ReviewWant to add information rich profiles to Gmail? Then you need the Rapportive add-on for Firefox.  This great add-on will allow you to see what people look like, where they are based, a few of their interests and social network profiles on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and more.

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HootBar

HootBar Review for FirefoxI am a big fan of HootSuite, it is a great tool to kind of aggregate all your social networking needs. The HootBar extension for Firefox will let you post messages to Twitter and other social networks right from the Firefox address bar. Additional features include more customization options and allows you to post to all the social networks that HootSuite supports: Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Foursquare, WordPress and more.

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Hide Twitter Retweets

Twitter Retweet Hider

Tired of seeing retweets on Twitter? If you are using Firefox, there is a simple to use add-on that will solve your problems.  Tweet-hider will hide replies and retweets in the user profile and will only show you unique content.

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Twitter Search in the Address Bar

Twitter Address Bar SearchThe team at Twitter have developed a very slick new add-on for Firefox that allows you to quickly see what is going on via Twitter in the Firefox address bar.  The obviously named, Twitter Address Bar Search, add-on comes in handy for those of us who need to quickly search and see what is going on via Twitter, the micro-blogging & status sharing network.

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Tweet Line

Tweet Line for Firefox

Want to display your Twitter timeline on the toolbar in Firefox? It is easy to do with Tweet Line. This simple add-on for Firefox will give you your very own Twitter powered news ticker.  What tweets do you see? Well, after authorizing your Twitter account, you see tweets from all the people you follow.

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Apture Highlights

Apture HighlightsUntil now, every Firefox add-on that promises to give me awesome abilities to look things up when I highlight a word have been mediocre at best. The Apture Highlights add-on for Firefox really is a game changer.  It allows you to highlight a phrase and get background information from Wikipedia, YouTube, Twitter and more – on the same page.  It also gives me this ability without looking tacky or sticking out like a sore thumb.

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