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  • TweetDeck Gets A Visual Refresh On All Platforms, Now Looks More “Twittery”

    TweetDeck Gets A Visual Refresh On All Platforms, Now Looks More “Twittery”

    For you hardcore Twitter users, the main app just doesn’t cut it. You need multiple windows and notifications and more windows and stuff like that. For me, I enjoy the simple original web version of Twitter, but what do I know. Today, TweetDeck for all platforms, except iOS, was updated, and you can now go check it out and rejoice. Read More

  • Twitter Brings Back The “RT” Option With TweetDeck Update (And More)

    Twitter Brings Back The “RT” Option With TweetDeck Update (And More)

    TweetDeck, the Twitter client preferred by many of the social network’s power users, has rolled out a major update which brings more of the features that such an audience would require. With the new version, TweetDeck has added the ability for users to create and edit Twitter lists and has added new columns for “Interactions” as well as a stalker-worthy… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang Back from TechCrunch Disrupt

    Gillmor Gang 5.28.11 (TCTV)

    This week’s Gillmor Gang comes at the end of travel — to New York for TechCrunch Disrupt and Las Vegas for the Forrester Analyst Forum. Disrupt continues to gather a head of steam, with the social effects of an emerging app ecosystem now being built out across the media and the enterprise. Although it seems still to be at the early stages with Twitter heading off a second front… Read More

  • Betaworks CEO John Borthwick on Twitdeck's Possible Acquisition

    Borthwick: Paying Attention in the iPad Era

    With today’s announcement by Twitter CEO Dick Costolo of the Tweetdeck acquisition, the shape of the next layer of micro messaging begins to come into focus. What BetaWorks CEO and co-founder John Borthwick was calling hypothetical yesterday when we talked backstage at TechCrunch Disrupt is now a fait accompli, if it wasn’t already so then. He described how Betaworks was at… Read More

  • Twitter Confirms TweetDeck Acquisition: It's All About The Power Users

    Boom. After about a thousand blog posts, Twitter has officially announced that it has bought TweetDeck. We first reported that the total price of the sale was around $40 million, CNN later confirmed this. Twitter emphasized in their blog post that the acquisition was about the segment of Twitter users who were heavily active: Read More

  • Twitter Buys TweetDeck For $40 Million

    Word has been circulating for weeks now that Twitter was soon to be swooping up the popular third-party app, TweetDeck. In early May, Mike Arrington reported that the deal was as good as done, but the two companies were not yet willing to publicly release the numbers. Today, CNN and CNET broke the news that TweetDeck has been acquired by Twitter for $40 million. Twitter has yet to… Read More

  • Twitter To Buy TweetDeck For $40 Million – $50 Million

    Twitter To Buy TweetDeck For $40 Million – $50 Million

    Twitter has acquired TweetDeck, we’ve heard from a source with knowledge of the deal, and the transaction will be announced in the next few days. The $40 million – $50 million purchase price includes both cash and Twitter stock, says our source. In February we reported that an acquisition of TweetDeck by Bill Gross’ UberMedia was all but done, in the $25 – $30… Read More

  • Fly or Die Review of TweetDeck and SoundTracking

    (Fly Or Die) Can TweetDeck's New iPhone App Survive A Twitter Acquisition

    TweetDeck’s new iPhone app came out a couple days ago. It is completely redesigned from the ground up and looks more like it’s Android cousin than the first TweetDeck for iPhone. Instead of cramming as much as possible into an iPhone screen, TweetDeck stripped everything out but the essentials. The result is a spare mobile stream reader that packs a lot of punch. We take a look… Read More

  • How Twitter Can Save $50 Million: Forget TweetDeck, And Go Freemium On Its API

    I’ve been puzzling over Twitter’s recent tactical moves around their API, Ubermedia and Tweetdeck, for a few months now, and it just doesn’t add up. In fact I think Twitter’s current strategy may take them in a direction where they end up missing out on their biggest potential win. If Twitter continues to go down the media company path, without incorporating their API… Read More

  • How a Tweetdeck, UberMedia deal could cut down Twitter's bird

    In the world of Internet startups people can become obsessed with the function of a product or app, often ignoring how a company can change the dynamics of a market just through its sheer existence. More often than not, it is not just a case of just having a better technology than the other guy. Equally it can be about a creating an incursion into a competitors’ space which forces them… Read More

  • How A Tweetdeck, UberMedia Deal Could Cut Down Twitter's Bird

    How A Tweetdeck, UberMedia Deal Could Cut Down Twitter's Bird

    In the world of Internet startups people can become obsessed with the function of a product or app, often ignoring how a company can change the dynamics of a market just through its sheer existence. More often than not, it is not just a case of just having a better technology than the other guy. Equally it can be about a creating an incursion into a competitors’ space which forces them… Read More

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