"Firsthand" automatically brings you recent Twitter-updates from people mentioned in the context of the web page you’re looking at. Just mouse-over the little blue icons inserted next to names to see firsthand updates.
"I’m completely enamored of the new Kosmix Firsthand toolbar for Firefox and Chrome. It has, several times, made me gasp in surprise (when’s the last time a toolbar did that?)” -Blog post by Twitter Media (http://media.twitter.com/817/firsthand)
After installing, check out the below pages to see icons, or you can await the experience through your normal browsing:
Tour de France news
Kosmix on Wikipedia
Blog post about American Idol
BP news article
Looking into the latest political news? See what the relevant politicians are saying now. Reading about the big game? See what the players felt about the blown call. Researching product reviews? See if there are any promotions from the company. All without lifting a finger. Move beyond plain articles and blog posts, and into the world of first-person, real-time color.
The contextual power of Kosmix plus the real-time power of Twitter - check it out!