Tinker is a new service that helps you stay on top of your favorite events by showing you the latest buzz from Twitter. Simply choose a keyword, and create an Event Stream. An event could be a movie premiere, a book launch, a Superbowl party, or an episode of Lost. It's up to you.
Tinker pulls in all the relevant tweets from Twitter around a keyword that you define.
Tinker helps you stay on top of the latest buzz about your favorite events.
You can also use Tinker to help promote your own events (or product launches) by putting an embeddable widget version of your Event Stream on your website or profile page. The embeddable Tinker widget even lets users tweet directly on your site.
An Event Stream displays all the relevant tweets around the keyword that you choose.
Enter your name, email address, and choose a password. You'll use your email address and password to log in to Tinker. We also ask for your Twitter account to show your Twitter profile and tweets from the people you are following.
Go to our Create Event Stream page and answer a few questions about your event, then you're done!
Yes. Tinker lets you put an embeddable version of your Event Stream on your own blog, site, or profile page. Your friends or users can log in with their Twitter accounts and tweet directly in the embeddable module.
Yes, you need a Twitter account to join Tinker. If you don't have a Twitter account yet, go get one, then come back and Tinker.
You're on Tinker!
Yes, if your tweet includes the relevant keyword for a Tinker Event Stream. For example, if you wrote a tweet about #Lost, it will show up in a #Lost Event Sream.
When you create your Event Stream, you can make it profanity-free. You can also specify words that you don't want to be included in your event stream.
Yes. When you create your Event Stream, you can specify users whose tweets you don't want included.
Events created by Micro-bloggers who are part of the Tinker Micro Blogging Network are featured. Members of the network also get advanced functionality in creating events. Are you interested in joining the Tinker Micro Blogging Network? Show your interest by clicking the check box on your "Edit Profile" page. We will be continuously monitoring requests and inviting new members.
Currently only members of the Tinker Micro Blogging Network have access to advanced features like photos in events.