Its not a big deal when you might be noticing something fishy with twitter . Sometimes you are shown with 0 followers , sometimes your status could not be updated , again all your tweets may be invisible or you are appeared with no longer active account .Day by day hackers are searching out new bugs and using it to the fully extent 🙄
If Twitter is your life then surely you would never ever think of something tragic to happen . No one would be happy to see that somebody have hacked your account and all your tweets, followers, some good lists you were listed in were gone all of a sudden !
That’s why it’s a best to always backup your Twitter archive on a regular basis in case of any Twitter or hacking calamity . And yes , twitter do not have any backup solution but there are many number of good tools and applications to backup your
- Your Tweets
- Direct Messages
Option to backup lists is not there for now but i am sure many developers are coming up with that one though .
Here is the complete list :
- Runs Over The Internet
- No Installation Required
- Login via Twitter
Most popular tool and works smoothly .
Backup any or all of your Twitter Profile
- Direct Messages
It rocks because it has more features than any other tool to download any one or all choices at once . Again very popular tool .
This tool offers you to download all your tweets on a web page in HTML , XML or JSON format . More formats !
Whats unique with this service is that you can back up any Twitter user’s public tweets by just entering its username . You can also sort the results by date or the number of tweets at the time of download .
Also it is possible to download all tweets by selecting any hashtags / keywords. Can be very useful for understanding trends and promotions
Claims to be the most complete Twitter Backup available.
Here your last 1000 messages are downloaded from Twitter and combined with results from historical database. This service keeps on retaining your tweets to improve later backups. It can too download #Replies which other tools cannot support !
Completely easy to Search and read offline using only your web browser and can be later on downloaded
Just as the name suggests , you get a complete ebook about your tweets roasted according to date . Even you can download in xml type of format .
Excellent tool and you can have your own ebook of your own tweets ! Even you can sell it if you are popular in twitter-ville with huge number of followers 8)
Some more applications :
A Java Application .Select what you had like to backup – following, followers, DMs, tweets, favorites . More information here .
Another java tool that downloads all your tweets and stores them in XML format. Need to download it ! More information here .
With subscription of any Twitter RSS Feed with Google Reader , you can easily search tweets accordingly and get them backed-up automatically .
Any more tools or softwares i missed ? Feel free to share them 😉