Mobile phones are a cool way to shoot and share photos. But what about the ones you take with an old fashioned digital camera? Whether it's part of your marketing strategy or just sharing with friends, using social media sites like Twitter to share photos is a great idea. Here are nine Twitter tools to share pictures.

yfrog is a powerful tool for sharing pictures and videos. You can upload images from your computer, your webcam or a URL, and share them on Twitter, Facebook and MySpace. Tweeting and retweeting is easy, you can even email your photos. yfrog also has mobile apps for Android and Blackberry and easy integration with TweetDeck.

Flickr4Twitter is still in alpha testing but seems a very promising application. You can upload your photos to Flickr and post them to Twitter at the same time. This tool provides URL shortening and converts hashtags to Flickr photo tags.

Twixxer is another photo and video sharing site that is available web-based or as a browser add on. Twixxer provides a script for Firefox users with Greasemonkey; this enables viewers to see a thumbnail on your Twitter stream. There is also a shortened link to a larger copy of the picture, hosted on the Twixxer site.

Plixi is a useful service for sharing pictures. It is simple to use; just choose the photo to upload and add a message. You can also add an event or location. View your own photos or those of friends and celebrities.

Twitgoo is an easy to use photo sharing option with an interface very similar to Twitter. Start with your message and then add a picture. Twitgoo will publish a link on your timeline. This is a simple but functional tool for those who don't need or want a lot of bells and whistles.

Twitshoot is a super simple way to store and share your photos. Grab your photo, add a tweet, and a location if you like. Twitshoot now supports a photo widget to add pictures to your web page.

TwitPic is one of the most popular and powerful photo sharing sites. You can post photos to TwitPic from the web, your phone or through email. For email, the subject line becomes your message. Mobile apps are available for iPhone, Android and Blackberry. Location tagging is supported and a photo widget is available.

My Pictures Widget, more commonly known as My Twitpics, is a plug in for your WordPress blog. It will automatically display recent additions to TwitPic or Mobypicture in your side bar. Photos options can be customized.

TwitrPix Express for Chrome is an extension designed especially for the Chrome browser. It provides one click sharing of any webpage or photo. Right-click on the image, then select "Share photo on Twitter using TwitrPix." You can add a tweet and even tags.

Everyone nowadays is snapping and sharing. If you don't want to be left out in the cold, try one of these Twitter tools to share photos.

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