To access the quotes, follow NASDAQ’s @datajunkies account. It will automatically follow you back, allowing you to send it a direct message. Then you can send the account a direct message with a StockTwits ticker symbol in it — $YHOO for Yahoo, $AAPL for Apple, etc. — and it will message you back a quote:
$AAPL: 165.18 +1.10% – fuelled by NASDAQ Last Sale http://bit.ly/datajunkies
Not sure what the killer use case is here — plenty of real-time stock quotes available on the Web and mobile Web. But perhaps if you don’t want to leave your Twitter app, or if you’re stuck on a mobile phone without access to the Web, it could be handy.
Disclosure: StockTwits shares investors with The Business Insider.
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