I used this hack for my home page and sidebar widgerts. Good for having a try.
In this tutorial we are going to create a pure jQuery & CSS twitter ticker which utilizes Twitter’s Search API. It will show your or your friends’ latest tweets, and will not require any server side code or databases. As a result, the ticker will be easily included into any web page and easily modified to your likings.
Step 1 – XHTML
The XHTML part is quite straightforward.
Original Post here: http://tutorialzine.com/2009/10/jquery-twitter-ticker/