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Trickle for Twitter

Social Networking

by Caleb Thorson
Download this app if: you're a passive Twitter user.


Advisor Review

Stream tweets with universal Trickle for Twitter app — I'm set in my Twitter ways, but app Trickle, available for iPhone, iPod Touch and in iPad-native format, might be the app to help me mix things up. Trickle is described as a "passive Twitter client," meaning you can let the app do the work for you. Trickle takes your Twitter friend...

Developer Notes

Trickle is a passive Twitter client.  Simply launch Trickle and let it do its thing.

“For consuming tweets, Trickle is awesome.”
- Steven Sande, TUAW

“Trickle is neat because it presents tweets as something to be glanced at as opposed to something to be dug through.”
- Kyle VanHemert,...


Interesting but needs more features — Trickle grabs your twitter feed and displays tweets as they happen. Best if iPod or iPhone are in a dock. Since I don't own one, I have to prop it up. Trickle also takes up the whole screen. No way to reduce the size and show up in bubbles now that iPad can multitask. Time of tweets only show up...