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Twizgrid: View Photos Posted On Twitter By Location And Topic

Ever wanted to view Twitter in the visual sense, through images? Well now you can, thanks to a new app called Twizgrid. Instead of displaying single text tweets, Twizgrid can arrange tweeted photos, in a grid-like layout.

Users can either view a selection of photos from the entire site, or look for a specific image by using the category function. The app can even show pictures posted by people that you follow, or who follow you - with the option to look for a particular image, by searching for a particular geographical location.

"With 500 million registered Twitter users and more than 175 million tweets per day, we feel that there is a vast untapped resource of incredible photos on Twitter," explained co-founder Cahuncey Regan. "Twizgrid provides a richly layered experience. While photos remain the ultimate focus, the inclusion of corresponding tweets and Twitter profiles provides an invaluable frame of reference for the images. It's truly a window to the world."

Whilst quite a remarkable service, its outstanding feature has to be the location-based search function - by permitting the app to access your location, so that you can view photos published nearby, or to let you drop a pin on Google Maps, to allow you to see images posted in other areas.

For those interested in searching for a specific item, the app also enables users to view photos whittled down to certain criteria. This allows you to view a selection of pictures of a person, or place taken near you, helping you find out more about events and activities happening close to your location.

iTunes App Store: Twizgrid

Source: Mashable

Mariel Norton is a self-confessed girly geek with a penchant for technology, and joins ITProPortal with just over a year's experience under her online belt. A copywriter by day and a freelance writer by night/weekend, Mariel is an avid volunteer - lending her charitable services throughout the world. Specialising in social media, apps, and video games, Mariel hopes to intertwine her love of technology with the English language to produce amusing anecdotes of ambiguous algorithms and alliteration