Another step to make Twitter's home page more like a destination.
When you’re logged in on twitter.com, you will receive notifications if someone has replied, favorited or retweeted one of your Tweets. You can also receive notifications for direct messages and new followers. They’re fully interactive, so that you can reply, favorite, retweet, and follow right from the notification. We’ll be rolling this feature out over the coming weeks.Twitter Rolls Out More Real Time Feedback Of Tweets [blog.twitter.com]