Tweet Line is an extention for Firefox that displays your Twitter time line on the toolbar as like as a head line (or ticker).

Tweet Line image

User's guide

Tweet Line user's guide is here.


  • You can use Tweet Line for free.
  • You are allowed to change and re-use all files in Tweet Line.
  • You are responsible for any activity that occurs caused by Tweet Line.
  • All rights reserved by Hajime Kobayashi. (@hajyme)


If you have any questions or comments about Tweet Line, please feel free to send a mail to ''(please replace '-at-' to '@') or just tweet to @hajyme on the Twitter!

Thanks you for introducing Tweet Line

... And thanks for all users!

Change Log

All update dates are in JST(Japan Standard Time / GMT+9:00.)

Version 1.4.4 (09.24.2011)
  • Supported Firefox 6.
  • Changed some designs.
Version 1.4.3 (06.27.2011)
  • Supported Firefox 5.0.
  • Changed updates and downloads to via the Mozilla add-on page.
Version 1.4.2 (01.21.2011)
  • Supported Firefox 4.0.
  • Changed retweet button design.
  • Fixed an issue that user avater was not updated if Tweet Line was moved by [customize toolbar] menu.
Version 1.4.1 (12.01.2010)
  • Supported Firefox 3.6.
  • Fixed the issue that favorites, replies, and retweets did not work correctly.
Version 1.4.0 (06.15.2010)
  • Supported Twitter OAuth.
  • Changed name.(Formerly, Twitter Line)
Version 1.3.1 (01.21.2010)
  • Supported Firefox 3.6.
  • Changed update button layout.
Version 1.3.0 (10.21.2009)
  • Added pause button.
  • Fixed source icon probrem
  • Various internal fix
Version 1.2.0 (07.01.2009)
  • Support Firefox 3.5
  • Support hash tag links (to
  • Update couple of toolbar button layout
  • Update toolbar customize UI
Version 1.1.2 (06.16.2009)
  • Fixed that making favorites and reply target(in-reply-to-status-id) did not work.
Version 1.1.1 (04.17.2009)
  • Fix the ReTweet suffix.
Version 1.1.0 (04.16.2009)
  • Just added the ReTweet function.
Version 1.0.3 (03.25.2009)
  • Fixed that notification for new tweets settings did not apply correctly.
  • Modify UI texts.
Version 1.0.2 (03.24.2009)
  • Supported Growl notification on Mac OS.
  • Fixed that an error occurred when the server connection was timed out.
  • Fixed that displaying tweets did not work with "keep current tweet display" setting.
  • Fixed that preference did not work correctly on Mac OS.
Version 1.0.1 (03.14.2009)
  • Fix that Twitter Line did not appear after install or update.
  • Improve matching user name on tweets.
  • Change shortcut key for previous and next link to Shift + Alt(Command) + Left/Right.
  • On the sign in form, change to sign by enter key on user name form if password is already set.
  • Improve internal code for stability.
Version 1.0.0 (01.12.2009)
  • Support toolbar customize
  • Changed to connect to Twitter with independent session. (It allows to sign with different account from browser)
  • Changed to store multiple user information, and enable to switch to another account after sign out.
  • Changed to show update form on the popup panel.
  • Changed layouts and designs
  • Add popup menu that has some links to user page on Twitter.
  • Fixed that user links (@[user name]) was sometimes incorrect.
Version 0.3.4 (08/04/2008)
  • Fix that the favorite feature (add/remove) did not work (by API changing).
Version 0.3.3 (05/22/2008)
  • Now Twitter Line supports Firefox 3 RC1 (It does not work correctly on beta version.)
  • Firefox 1.5 has been out of supported version. (please use version 2 or later)
  • Fix that loading timeline did not work when Twitter Line is hidden but worked when collapsed.
  • Improve the update timeline process.
Version 0.3.2 (11/24/2007)
  • Change some colors of toolbar icons.
  • Improve the favorite process.
  • Change installer logics for Firefox 3. (In this version, Twitter Line does not support Firefox 3 yet.)
Version 0.3.1 (10/29/2007)
  • Fix the issue that auto update did not work after second time.
Version 0.3.0 (10/29/2007)
  • Change to be able to add/remove favorites on the status.
  • Change to focus the Firefox window by clicking notification popup.
  • Change some icon design.
  • Fix the issue that the user name link worked incorrectly with double byte '@' mark.
Version 0.2.1 (10/10/2007)
  • Fix the issue that update did not work on Mac OS.
Version 0.2.0 (09/14/2007)
  • Add icon image.
  • Change to notify when new tweets are coming.
  • Change to insert links to user pages to each user name on tweets.
  • Change the the tweet form to be able to resize by drag and drop.
  • Add a button to insert user name that is displayed on the tweet form.
  • Add a setting whether the current tweet display keeps when new tweets is coming.
  • Change to be able to jump to the first or last tweet with alt + navigation key.
Version 0.1.2 (08/15/2007)
  • Change to display the source(How the tweet posted from) with icons.
  • Change to display the lock icon if the user sets protected.
  • Fix the issue that some special charactors were displayed incorrectly (XML encoded).
  • Fix the issue that it was not worked correctly if any invalid values were set to the preferences.
Version 0.1.1 (07/24/2007)
  • Update for display 'from Twitter Line' on the tweets.
  • Fix some icon design.
Version 0.1.0 (07/23/2007)
  • Add setting dialog.
Version 0.0.8 (07/03/2007)
  • Change the position of the reply button。
  • Change to switch tweets per 5 with pressing shift key.
  • Change to close tweet box with pressing ESC key.
  • Fix the issue that Twitter Line did not worked if any tweets that are posted on over 24 hours ago exist.
Version 0.0.7 (06/25/2007)
  • Chenge the interval of update check from per 60 seconds to 90 seconds.
  • Chante not to check updates if the toolbar is not visible. (Check updates if the toolbar just only be collapsed.)
Version 0.0.6 (06/16/2007)
  • Change the position of display index and total number of tweet cache.
Version 0.0.5 (06/08/2007)
  • Change the navigator button possible to jump to the last or first tweet with pressing Ctrl key.
  • Change not to regard the brackets ( '(' and ')' ) as the URL string.
  • Fix the issue that the URL insert button was enable to click while updating tweet.
  • Make to run more stable.
Version 0.0.4 (05/30/2007)
  • Add URL insert button that insert URL of current tab to the tweet box.
  • Adjust position and size.
  • Change some logics to Make it running more stable.
Version 0.0.3 (05/20/2007)
  • It is stopped to insert *ツイラ* (*TL* in English environment) on your tweet.
  • Change inner files.
Version 0.0.2 (05/19/2007)
  • Open to public.
  • Change to keep user name in preference.
Version 0.0.1 (05/18/2007)
Announced only on the Twitter.