Currently, there would no ways that you can chat using your twitter account via twitter official web page (twitter.com) between both of your twitter friends (follower / following). But don’t worry, there is another way to make that chat features for your twitter account enable.
Treegger – XMPP Server for your Twitter Account and Foursquare Account
By using Treegger in your XMPP / Jabber Client such as Adium, Psi, Imonair for Android / iPhone, iChat, Pidgin, Miranda, or others Jabber / XMPP Client you’ll be able to use your Twitter and Foursquare account.
The Default configuration that you should take for XMPP Client is like this one:
Jabber ID: [your twitter account name]@twitter (for example ‘jchasetg@twitter’) or your [foursquare email with '#' instead of '@']@foursquare (for example ‘jchase#treegger.com@foursquare’)
Connect Server: xmpp.treegger.com with port 5223
Allow plaintext authentication (twitter doesn’t provide any other authentication method yet)
SSL/TLS (old style) required and selected
Remember you should make sure to check the SSL / TLS option to make sure this chat via treegger.com server works properly. It because the treegger would guarantee that your data messages (chat text) runs through the server securely (encrypted).
How to use Treegger in your iChat, Miranda, Pidgin, or Adium?
This official tutorial page of Treegger would help you to get a proper settings for your XMPP / Jabber client to use the Twitter and Foursquare account. Just visit here.
Note: You friends should be used Treegger to make you able to chat with you! Only works with friend that you follows or follows you
Chat Via Web Base Treegger
If you don’t have Pidgin, iChat or others XMPP Client, and you don’t wanna download those chat client just to try Treegger IM, you can try this following web base Treegger IM:
http://ws.treegger.com/webchat/index.html (Best in Google Chrome and Safary 5)
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