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Add your twitter feeds to your personal, game, mod, group, engine and company profiles!

Posted by INtense! on Jun 12th, 2012

These days a ton of game developers use twitter to interact with their fans and keep them informed of updates. A lot of these updates may just be minor and not worthy of a news post, but worthy all the same - which is why we have just integrated twitter feed support into all profiles across the site.

How does it work?

Right now you can add your twitter feed to your personal profile as I have done. If you are developing a game, mod or engine you can also add it to the profiles you are in control of. If you are in charge of a group or company on the site you can also add it there. Provided your twitter stream is public, we will pull the tweets from it and display them in your profile. Here is how it looks in my profile (shown on the right sidemenu).

Add multiple feeds

...but the feature i'm most happy with is the ability to add multiple twitter feeds to the one profile. Let's take Mojang the makers of Minecraft for example. Mojang has a ton of employee's such as Notch and Jeb all of whom have twitter accounts. The system supports that too, just enter all twitter feeds separated by comma and the latest tweets from everywhere is shown.

Apply anywhere

We hope that soon on game, mod and engine profiles you will be able to see tweets from all the developers on EA's profile you will be able to see tweets from all of their games and so on. Enjoy!

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[TZP]LoNer1 Jun 12 2012, 10:22am says:

Yeah i thought already, does it have do something with rank etc.! :D awesome feature, though i dont use twitter :)

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TheConjurersTower Jun 12 2012, 10:22am says:

Awesome! A fine addition to a top-rate website!

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MyGameCompany Jun 12 2012, 10:30am says:

Very cool! Thanks for the new feature!

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INtense! Author
INtense! Jun 12 2012, 10:30am says:

btw - the design is lacking a little, if anyone has suggestions on how they think it should look email me pictures

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medve Jun 12 2012, 11:39am replied:

add more feature, not more design. a panel showing replys in the comments and forums to the "updates" part at the profile for example.
some of the mods have serious activity in their facebook page (like canvas). would be nice to integrate the facebook page somehow.

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feillyne Staff Subscriber
feillyne Jun 12 2012, 2:03pm replied:

IMHO, it should look like this:

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ElfFriend Jun 12 2012, 6:26pm replied:

a fine idea

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INtense! Author
INtense! Jun 13 2012, 2:13am replied:

I think this is potentially a bit over the top. if you want that functionality you can get it on twitter but as always we will continue to refine it.

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Admiral_Skyboar Jun 12 2012, 2:30pm replied:

I find the simplicity very useful, it blends in very well too.

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BluishGreenPro Jun 12 2012, 11:42am says:

Fantastic feature! Now I have an excuse to start using my Twitter account...

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Admiral_Skyboar Jun 12 2012, 2:28pm says:

Interesting feature, now I'll be able to make my Twitter account useful (a little more useful anyway). =)

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Helmlock Jun 12 2012, 3:09pm says:

Great Job guys!

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AirborneSn1p3r Jun 12 2012, 4:35pm says:

ha nice feature, i loves it :D

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BenAdams Jun 12 2012, 5:46pm says:

Nice addition :-)

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BigD145 Jun 12 2012, 6:07pm says:

Yet another reason I'm glad I block twitter.

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jjawinte Jun 13 2012, 5:51pm replied:

Well said. It's a good feature if you use Twitter though.

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pogswarts Jun 12 2012, 7:13pm says:

Does anyone else feel that social media is a virus infecting our once private and solitude internet?

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jjawinte Jun 13 2012, 5:53pm replied:

Abso-freakin'-lutely !

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INtense! Author
INtense! Jun 15 2012, 10:01pm replied:

whilst I do agree sites that force the use of twitter / facebook to login and do stuff is lame - adding a few little things here and there as we have is the right way to do it. it's entirely optional!

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moci Jun 18 2012, 4:52pm replied:

The balance of adding social stuff and actually fixing/adding things that have been asked for a while is really off.

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Ambient_Malice Jun 12 2012, 9:25pm says:

Note to self: stop being such a wanker on twitter. @_@

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Chrjs Jun 13 2012, 12:05pm says:

Great work as always, moddb team!

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OrangeNero Jun 14 2012, 12:19am says:

Please make that Twitter bar in mod pages optional. I do not like twitter neither do I want it on on my mod page, especially not empty. If you have future plans with other sites as facebook etc. please make them optional as well so I can disable them.

As I see its in my profile now too, I want it optional there as well so I can get rid of it.

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gazornonplat Jun 14 2012, 7:23pm says:

Definitely needs the ability to show topics as well, for example on the Incursion page we'd ideally be using the #IncursionGame hash-tag to show most recent relevant updates.

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moci Jun 18 2012, 4:50pm says:

Please make the twitter box on the profile page optional. I don't have twitter so I don't need anything asking for my username on it. God...

Edit: see OrangeNero

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Froyok Jun 27 2012, 4:46pm says:

Is it possible to only display twitter posts with a specific hashtag from a specific user ? I don't think everybody use the twitter account to only talk about game/mod development (me first). It could be a good addition to add a filter.

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Starkku Jul 18 2012, 1:32pm replied:

Seconded. This is the one additional feature I'd like to see for this.

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Ambient_Malice Aug 18 2012, 2:16am says:

Me, too. Can we get a hashtag filter, please? I'd like to use twitter for small status updates for my mod, and don't want to create another twitter account.

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