Embed Tweet with a Single Line of Code

Updated in 2015/12/28: this widget is no longer usable. Please refer to Embed a Single Tweet for similar feature. In my previous post, I needed to show a tweet. Though I could have embedded a picture of the tweet, I would really prefer a functional one, where the links, mentions, and hashtags are all linkified. But I wasn’t able to find any useful ones beside Blackbird Pie. Blackbird Pie was OK, but it requires users to manually generate the tweet and embed the generated HTML. »

Twitter user names with less than two characters

Updated in 2012/12/02: moved table to Google Docs. Today I was curious if all the Twitter user names with less than two characters are already created. So I wrote a tiny script to check. The result is: YES! All of them are already created. In fact, the last one, lh, was just created today! What a coincidence. However, quite a few user names are suspended, and user name me also seems to be reserved. »