The 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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Mozilla’s social sharing button has gotten a few new improvements. F1, from Mozilla Labs is proposed to be a future default feature in a later version of Firefox, so think we should learn as much about it as we can.
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.
Until 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.
Need to set a Facebook or Twitter Status message in a hurry? Statusus has you covered. This is a very simple Firefox add-on that allows you to quickly select any text on a website, right click and then set it up as your status message for the moment.
Mozilla is getting into the world of social link sharing. With F1, you can add the functionality of sharing a link on Twitter, Gmail or Facebook into the Firefox browser. This neat add-on has a lot of potential, and is simple enough for anybody to pick up and use.
Want a quicker way to make that thumbnail just a little ‘bit bigger?
The Firefox add-on Thumbnail Zoom will do the work for you, and works with a lot of the popular image hosting websites out there. All you need to do is download it, and then get to zooming!
Do you belong to every social network that pops up on the Web? I am kind of a sucker for them, so of course I turned towards Firefox to help me keep up with them all. Yoono helps you keep all your social networks and instant messaging needs all in one easy to use application. Easily get all your updates or update your own status, across Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and more.
Amplify is a very cool Firefox add-on that will let you clip and share things from news to images and videos (just about anything you find on the web). It fully support auto-posting to Twitter, Facebook, Buzz, WordPress, Posterous and more.
You can clip things, post them by email, add them to your blog or even share them on a micro blogging service. The choice really is up to you.
Needing an extension-less fix for converting long links into short ones? Now, we all know there are dozens of Firefox add-ons that could do this for you, but do you really need another extension to your browser? Maybe not.
I got an e-mail from a Firefox Facts reader who asked…
"What way do you suggest is best for link shortening? I don’t want to install another add-on if possible. Thanks!"
I’ll share with you the way I handle all my link shortening needs.