Make a Screen Saver of Your Social Networks

Make a Screen Saver of Your Social Networks

Vivian Kim
May 27, 2011

There are a lot of screen saver options out there, so why not change yours up with something a bit different? Here are some unique screen savers adapted to your social networks that will stay updated with Flickr feeds, tweets and more.

  • Screenstagram - This screen saver takes your pictures from Instagram and displays it in a tidy grid that flips through different pictures at random intervals. You can display your own pictures, your friends pictures or the popular feed. It's a nice way of having an updated screen saver of pictures you want to keep up with.
  • Flickr Favorites High-Res Screen Saver - A little while back we showed you how to make a high-res screen saver from your Flickr favorites using an RSS feed, iPhoto, and Flickr Image Re-sizer. If you tried making a personal screen saver of your Flickr feed before but had an issue with low quality photos, check out our how-to.
  • Twistori - Last year we covered this screen saver which takes public twitter feeds that contain the keywords "I love," "I hate," "I think," "I believe," "I feel" and "I wish." You can download the screen saver here or install the Twistori desktop. The program allows you to customize your feed, including the colors/fonts as well as different keywords.
  • Geocodearth - This screen saver shows tweets, Flickr feeds or pretty much any RSS feed displayed on a rotating 3D earth. The earth will rotate to the position the tweet or picture was taken. When you click on the images they blow up so you can see them larger. Geocodearth is cross platform so it will work on your PC or Mac.
  • TweetSavr - This is an older screen saver that simply displays your twitter feed in a cloud. It might not be the most well designed screen saver, but it does get the information across. TweetSavr hasn't been updated for some time but it would be nice to see it updated to support different fonts and colors.

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