by Kristin Burnham

10 Twitter-Inspired Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Dec 05, 20123 mins
Consumer ElectronicsSocial Networking AppsTwitter

Looking for the perfect present for the Twitter addict in your life? Here's a look at 10 ideas, from jeans that tweet your mood (seriously) to Twitter collars for your pet.

1. Hashtag Earrings

Accessorize yourself for your next conference with a pair of hashtag earrings from Etsy. The earrings are hand-cut from sterling silver, and you can choose a matte or shiny finish. They measure 7mm and retail for $35.

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2. American Apparel Conference Tee

American Apparel Conference Tee

Want to gain Twitter followers everywhere you go? You can customize this t-shirt, which retails for about $30, with your Twitter handle and order it in your favorite color. For free shipping (a $5 value), enter the code CUSTOMER1006 at checkout.

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3. Twitter Pet Collar

Twitter pet collar

This Twitter-inspired animal collar is hand-made to fit your pet perfectly. Sizes range from 9 inches to 25 inches and can be customized with a nickel finish buckle or a matching leash.

Collars start at $16, and supplies are limited, the company says.

4. Tweet Rings

Tweet rings

Tweet Rings are available in steel, silver and titanium, and you can have them engraved with your favorite 140-character update. Not sure what you want engraved? You can search your most recent tweets for the perfect message, or search other public Twitter accounts for something that catches your eye.

Tweet Rings start at about $115.

5. Twitter Nylons

Twitter nylons

Whether you think these are creepy or cool, this statement piece will have everyone talking at your next networking event.

The Twitter “Follow me” nylons look like a tattoo, but without the commitment, and retail on Etsy for $13 a pair.

6. Twitter Fail Whale Mug

Twitter fail whale mug

Start your day with a cup of coffee featuring Twitter’s most despised character, the Fail Whale. Mugs start at about $20 and come in 11- and 15-ounce sizes.

7. WiFi Body Scale

WiFi Body Scale

One way to stay honest and commit to your New Year’s resolution: A scale that tweets your weight.

Withings’ WiFi Body Scale measures your lean and fat mass automatically, then sends the information via WiFi to your mobile phone’s app where you can tweet the information (if you dare) to your followers.

This product starts at $130.

8. Tweeting Jeans

Tweeting jeans

Replay, an Italian denim company, developed jeans that—yes—tweet your mood. The jeans feature a vinyl pocket with a chip that synchs to your Android or iPhone via Bluetooth. One you’re connected, you can click to share your mood with friends on Facebook or Twitter.

The jeans are capable of sharing eight different moods, from positive to negative, and retail for about $200.

9. Twitter Throw Pillow

Twitter throw pillow

Need to spruce up your home or office? This Twitter throw pillow measures 18 square inches, features a removable zipper cover for easy laundering and retails for $22.

10. Twitter License Plate

Twitter license plate

Looking for a snarky way to address tailgaters? This aluminum license plate measures 12-by-6 inches and retails for $20. Before you buy one, make sure your state does not require operational vehicles to have two license plates.