Twitter allows users to send 140-character messages. There is a thriving digital humanities community of Twitter users. This tool is great for communicating and sharing ideas, micro-blogging, real-time communication. You can follow tweets about digital humanities https://twitter.com/hashtag/digitalhumanities.
*Especially useful for journalists.
Full review: https://jadwigap.wordpress.com/2016/02/09/twxplorer-digital-humanities-t...
"TwXplorer helps make Twitter search more useful by helping users find and explore chatter about topics that interest them." (from twXplorer website)
TwapperKeeper is now called Hootsuite Archives and can be accessed from within Hootsuite.
Twapper Keeper lets users create an archive of tweets based on hashtag, keyword, or person, for them to review online.
ProfHacker has many posts addressing various academic uses of Twitter.