It's easy to get your application to start sending twitter status updates in django.
- Create a twitter account twitter.com
- Create a twitter "application' and get your keys dev.twitter.com/apps
- Click on "settings" and set the access to read and write
- easy_install python-twitter
- Use this template
Whenever you save a "Post" object, the def send_tweet method will attempt to tweet a message containing the name of the object as well as the absolute url.