Loudred Twitter Bot - 05 Oct 2014

I recently created a twitter bot in node.js as a fun little side project. While fairly simple, I’ve found the bot to be pretty helpful when it comes to minimizing the amount of websites I visit for news.

The bot grabs the latest top 3 posts from various subreddits I follow, and posts them to Twitter. I’m a big fan of using Twitter as a form of content curation, and this eliminates another news source I used to visit.

The bot uses the twit library for interacting with the Twitter API, but I ended up writing my own library for fetching posts from Reddit.

You can checkout the code for this bot on Github, and visit the bot on Twitter.