Items tagged with TweetDeck

Well, we can't say we didn't see this one coming. Twitter purchased TweekDeck for around $40-50 million in 2011. And now, it's essentially shutting things down. In a strange effort to continue getting people to use Twitter.com and the official Twitter apps instead of the myriad excellent third-party alternatives, Twitter announced this week that TweetDeck is essentially dead. The company will continue to support the Web-based versions, but it's discontinuing support for the older apps: TweetDeck AIR, TweetDeck for Android and TweetDeck for iPhone. They will be removed from their respective app... Read more...
The Android faithful were pretty happy when Twitter launched their official mobile app on Google's mobile OS, and now they have another reason to celebrate. The app that's largely considered the best Twitter app for iPad (and Mac) is now official on Android, and it's making waves across the Web as it looks to put the official Twitter app in second place. TweetDeck is based on Adobe's AIR platform, and it uses a unique column style to display tweets. It's one of the most user friendly Twitter interfaces out right now, and the Android beta actually collapses your Facebook, Twitter, Buzz and Foursquare... Read more...