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“Identify” Any Twitter User – Featured FireFox Addon

“Identify” Any Twitter User – Featured FireFox Addon

Remember how I mentioned why it is a good idea to find each person across several social media networks and befriend him everywhere? It’s a good way to:

  • Grow your social media power across several networks simultaneously;
  • Better know your new friends and their interests;
  • Connect to friends of your friends across several networks.

Identify is a great FireFox extension (still experimental) that fetches social media information about the Twitter user you are currently viewing. It can be useful in two ways:

  1. Get more information on the follower when considering if you want to follow back;
  2. Add your new contact to friends across other social media networks.


The addon is easy and quick:

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  • Navigate to any Twitter profile;
  • Use the shortcut Alt+i (Windows) or Ctrl+i (Mac) to see more information about the user.

Networks that are supported (but not always work) include: Delicious, LinkedIn, Flickr, Identica, Last.fm, Technorati, Upcoming, FriendFeed, etc. Like you see on the screenshot above, with me it was only able to find 4 profiles including Twitter.


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