Cats.xyz is a social bookmarking app that lets user collect, tag, and share tweets.
Discover human-curated tweets on relevant topics by following tags on Cats.xyz
What it does
It’s a Chrome extension that let’s you collect, tag, and share tweets
Save tweets to your collection with one click.
Tag tweets so you can resurface them when they matter.
Search as you type at blazing speed. Search over your collection and your recent Twitter likes, bookmarks, and tweets. Your search results are always good because you handpicked them.
See tweets from your collection that you haven’t seen in awhile using the rediscovery feed.
Publish your collection so others can discover good tweets and witness your superior taste.
How we built it
Frontend: Svelte, Tailwind Backend: Firebase, Typesense
Challenges we ran into
Regularly fetching user’s latest tweets, likes and bookmarks was hard because we couldn’t afford the Activity API, so we had to create a complicated polling mechanism.
Accomplishments that we're proud of
Everyone who tries Cats is surprised at how fast it is.
What we learned
To keep it simple.
What's next for Cats.xyz
We want to grow a network where users can share and monetize Twitter curation.