Brilliant idea. If I remember correctly, doesn’t the Twitter API only allows devs to update a set number of times per hour?
Twitter has reached such a volume of tweets that eventually everything that could possibly be tweeted, will be tweeted. I happened to notice the other day that someone tweets the exact time nearly every second. It got me thinking that you could make a clock out of these tweets, so I put together a simple site called Chirp Clock.
It’s interesting to watch it for a while and start to see the patterns that emerge. A lot of people will tweet their exact birth time, or a bus system will tweet their arrival time. I’ve seen some muslim call to prayers and a lot of people angrily tweeting that they have to head to work.
Check out Chirp Clock and let me know what you think!