Want to know the Twitter crowd’s opinion on a particular topic? solplay (currently in beta) displays a continuous flow of tweets regarding a topic chosen by you. The interface takes after that of a conventional media player. You have controls that allow you to play/pause the flow of tweets, or view new ones, by clicking a forward button, while the amount of tweets coming in are depicted by volume bars that you can adjust to control said frequency. You can drag & drop tweets to add them to your Favorites, and create custom topics in the Presets category to search for strings or . solplay also lets you delete created topics and favorites by dragging them to a trash can within the interface.
To start off, enter a query in the search bar, hit Enter, and tweets will start flowing in only a few seconds. You can then play/pause, forward and change the amount of tweets by accessing the controls displayed at the top of the page, much like a traditional media player. In order to save a tweet, simply grab it from the flow and drop it into your favorites window. You can also delete particular favorites by dragging them to the Trash Can. Moreover, the service uses www.tagdef.com to show you the definition of any hashtag you see in your flow. Just hit the click here for hashtag definitions option, and the explanation for all the in the tweet will be displayed in the tagdefs window displayed on the right hand-side of the page.
The web application is easy-to-use and doesn’t require any sign up or login. Overall, solplay is a slick web application that lets you discover new tweets in a nice and easy way. Visit the link below if you want to find out what people think of, say, the next blockbuster.