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The Future of TweetDeck

Waxing UnLyrical

I wrote a post about the potential of Twitter to buy TweetDeck just two weeks ago. (To be fair, that first posted on my employer’s blog.). So what happens now? A lot of doom and gloom if you believe the people over at TechCrunch (they also broke the story that a deal was done between TweetDeck and Twitter on Monday). I don’t buy the doom and gloom declaring the end of TweetDeck.

What If Twitter Did Buy TweetDeck?

Waxing UnLyrical

around the Twitterverse last week with the news that Twitter is in talks with TweetDeck to purchase the ridiculously popular third-party service for the low, low price of just $50 million. Considering UberMedia was rumored to be in the mix to buy TweetDeck for $30 million just a few weeks ago, that’s very interesting news. Will Twitter shut TweetDeck down if it buys it?

Tweetdeck Presence Felt in Twitter Redesign

Spin Sucks

You may remember  Twitter purchased TweetDeck earlier this year, and at the time there was much hand-wringing over what Twitter would do with its new toy. Then, the redesign happened and we have an answer to the question of what Twitter will do with TweetDeck. After all, Twitter’s functionality was a reason many used services like TweetDeck; and many still do. The answer?

Twitter Has Acquired Tweetdeck


Tweet Tuesday this week, the deal between Twitter and Tweetdeck was sealed. There have been rumours of the acquisition for several months now, but finally it was made official: Tweetdeck will be joining Twitter. Tweetdeck has so far existed as one of the leading third-party Twitter desktop applications. In other words, it is a great tool to track real-time conversations.

ChromeDeck, it’s TweetDeck for Google Chrome

Josh S Peters

Check this out Google Chrome users, TweetDeck has created an app, named ChromeDeck, that runs it’s multi-column twitter client in a tab. On my second monitor I have TweetDeck and Evernote going. How Does ChromeDeck Compare to TweetDeck? twitter Chrome ChromeDeck Google Google Chrome TweetDeckHow cool is that? Typically I use two monitors to work. Pretty well.

4 Reasons Why Twitter Should Buy TweetDeck


Last week, the blogosphere was on fire with reaction to a report by the Wall Street Journal that Twitter is in talks to buy TweetDeck for $50 Million (registration may be required to read the post). The news came as a bit of a surprise as TweetDeck was reported to have struck a deal with UberMedia to acquire the app for $30 Million back in February. Twitter Needs TweetDeck.

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

Get the details behind these stats and many, many more here in more than 40 of the best articles and blog posts about social media, search, budgeting and digital marketing research, facts and statistics of 2011 so far. Is a Blog Still Important in 2011? Social Media 2011 Just The Stats by Reciprocate Karen Emanuelson shares research from HubSpot showing that there are 10.3

Twitter Brand Pages are Pointless

Spin Sucks

have three monitors, one of which is covered wall-to-wall with TweetDeck. TweetDeck has six columns, with my main stream, mentions, my favorite list, direct messages, a search column (currently on #Buckeyes ), and favorites. If you want to be taken seriously, start using serious tools, such as TweetDeck or Hootsuite. Today’s guest post is written by Brian Meeks.

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Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

The illustrious Anne Deeter Gallaher lays out a nine-step path to Twitter expertise for PR professionals, including using TweetDeck to follow multiple topics of interest simultaneously. The 11 Twitter Tools and Apps I Use Every Day in 2011 by Business2Community. It has enabled revolutions in real life as well as in digital marketing. Nearly 3/4 of active Twitter users are bloggers.

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Spin Sucks

It is usually played on a platform such as  Tweetdeck or Hootsuite , though one could certainly use Twitter.  Fakehashtaggery originally appeared on Spin Sucks on March 29, 2011. Social Media Twitter Brian Meeks Extremely Average Fake hashtags Hashtags Hootsuite TweetdeckThe pen is mightier than the sword”. Edward Bulwer-Lytton 1839  from ‘Richelieu’. digress. You are welcome.

Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

HootSuite or TweetDeck ) for interacting on Twitter: it’s faster, has no limits on Tweets per hour and lets you see other users’ custom backgrounds among other advantages. Twitter came of age in 2010, growing at a scorching pace —from 75 million users at the beginning of the year to more than 190 million by the end of December. How can I get more retweets? by Ask Aaron Lee.

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10 Surefire Ways To Avoid Looking Like A Twitter NooB

SocMed Sean

Download Tweetdeck or sign up for a HootSuite account – Nobody really tweets from Tools like HootSuite and TweetDeck make Twitter much easier to use and manage. TweetDeck has it’s benefits too, so try one and if you don’t like it, try the other. 4) Follow some folks – It’s likely that you know people on Twitter. Who are you? Learn.

Monday Morning Reads: TweetDeck, Black Hat SEO, Facebook Pages

Dave Fleet

Lots to cover in this week’s reads – TweetDeck, link farming, Facebook newsfeed and the new Pages layout; social media in emergencies and a few networking tips to round things out. Bill Gross’ Twitter Ecosystem Empire Just Acquired TweetDeck. The latest in the line of acquisitions: the mighty TweetDeck. TweetDeck acquired. Happy Valentines Day! Enjoy.

Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts

SocMed Sean

Good suggestions that came from the chat included using tools like Tweetdeck or Hootsuite to schedule similar messages throughout the day so all of your followers get the information, regardless of their time zone. I recently participate in an Twitter chat where the conversation turned to whether or not it’s a good idea to automate social media activities. Cheers! Digg this!

How to Participate in a Tweet Chat

Janet Fouts

You can also follow a hashtag in your Twitter client like Tweetdeck or Hootsuite. Twitter chats, sometimes known as a Twitter party or a tweet chat, happen when a group of people all tweet about the same topic using a specific tag (#) called a hashtag that allows it to be followed on Twitter. This post is to give you a quick overview on how to join a tweet chat. Finding Twitter chats.

The Myth Of Reciprocity And The Social Life Of Brands

Twist Image

Chris Brogan (co-author of Trust Agents with Julien Smith and co-host of our Media Hacks podcast) pulled an interesting move the other day: He unfollowed everyone who was following him on Twitter (you can read all about the reasons and then some of the initial reactions here: The Great Twitter Unfollow Experiment of 2011 ). tweetdeck. I follow you. You follow me. Right? Not really. If you dig deep into the dynamics of relationships, conversations and engagement on Twitter , you'll quickly discover two camps: Those who will follow back anybody and everybody. What's a brand to do?

Four Social Media Questions (and Answers)

Spin Sucks

Is Twitter buying TweetDeck ? According to The Guardian , there is talk that Twitter is in negotiations to buy the London-based, 15-person company, TweetDeck for – wait for it – $40 million! TweetDeck has never turned a profit, and this will be Twitter’s sixth acquisition, so where’s the rub? LinkedIn Social Media Twitter cause marketing nonprofit Tweetdeck


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That Time Our Website Was Hacked

Waxing UnLyrical

My Tweetdeck has three columns dedicated to the University: “University of Regina,” “@UofRegina,” and “U of Regina.”. Here is the comment: Alex says: March 28, 2011 at 2:07 pm. Close to an hour later the President sent the following to campus, which I posted in response to Alex on the blog: YOURblog admin says: March 28, 2011 at 2:52 pm. Guest post by Shanan Sorochynski.

Popular Blog Posts From 2011 – and Welcome 2012!


Tweet Saying goodbye to 2011 and embracing 2012 with open arms, it has been a year where social media has reached new heights as well as we have gained some and lost some. With the year closing in, we think it’s time to make a recap with some of the most popular posts from our blog during 2011. Social Media recap social media 2011Read Full Post ». Read Full Post ».

5 Must Have Social Media & Productivity Chrome Extensions

Jason Yormark

Hootsuite vs Tweetdeck: I’m Going Owl The Way. Over the past year I’ve really worked at giving a variety of web browsers a fair shake at becoming my go to browser for every day use. I’ve used the major players such as IE , Firefox , Chrome , Safari , and even gave RockMelt a spin ( see here for my review of that platform ). Awesome Screenshot – What a cool little tool!

Social Media Definition by Peeing [infographic]


Tweet The other night I were browsing through my following feed on Tweetdeck, looking for interesting news – a fun tweet caught my eye…. knew that I’ve seen something like it before – another tweet a couple of days ago. All credit on the original idea goes to someone unknown out there in the blogospere. Similar Posts: Is Social Media Just A Buzzword?

How Twitter Employees Send Tweets


4% of the general public used Twitter for Mac). • 2% of the staff uses Tweetdeck (13% of the general public use Tweetdeck). • 86% of tweets come from an official Twitter app (56% of general public use an official Twitter app). How Twitter staff tweet is similar to the general public. Other obvious conclusions: • The technorati use Macs.

Twitter Direct Messages Are Useless

Jason Yormark

If Twitter isn’t going to pull the trigger, how’s about Hootsuite or Tweetdeck offering these features? I’m no technical expert, but I’ve got to believe something could be done. I want to be able to use DMs in Twitter, but really it’s such a vast wasteland of spam that it’s practically impossible to do. And even that is highly unlikely. It can’t possibly be that difficult. Social Media

Social Media Stress Disorder

Spin Sucks

Kathryn sat at her desk watching her Twitter stream on TweetDeck.  After a few months, they find themselves spending more and more time on Twitter, until one day they discover TweetDeck.  It is all downhill from there.  Social Media Stress Disorder originally appeared on Spin Sucks on May 3, 2011. It always stressed her out, to feel like a lurker. Kathryn didn’t laugh. 

Twitter Cheat Sheet

Josh S Peters

Once you start following 100+ people it’s a good idea to start using a 3rd party Twitter app like TweetDeck to help you “manage the madness&#. The Twitter cheat sheet is a quick and dirty primer on Twitter. I’ll cover some of the basic terms, symbols, and ideas behind using Twitter. Twitter Cheat Sheet. ex: I really enjoy @JayBaer ‘s blog. that your tweet pertains to.

Twitter Cheat Sheet

Josh S Peters

Once you start following 100+ people it’s a good idea to start using a 3rd party Twitter app like TweetDeck to help you “manage the madness&#. The Twitter cheat sheet is a quick and dirty primer on Twitter. I’ll cover some of the basic terms, symbols, and ideas behind using Twitter. Twitter Cheat Sheet. ex: I really enjoy @JayBaer ‘s blog. that your tweet pertains to.

Simple Tool, Small Wonder: Buffer App

Spin Sucks

Unlike dashboard applications such as  HootSuite and TweetDeck , which only allow tweets to be scheduled from within the client, Buffer enables users to compose tweets through a Chrome browser extension, then immediately post or add them to a queue without leaving the web page you’re reading. Simple Tool, Small Wonder: Buffer App originally appeared on Spin Sucks on October 10, 2011.

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Don’t Be Fooled By Last-Click Analysis Of Social Media

Dave Fleet

Could they identify traffic that came from mobile social apps or from popular desktop apps such as TweetDeck, etc? Forrester recently published a report entitled “ The Purchase Path of Online Buyers.&# Normally I’m a fan of Forrester’s reports, but this one left me scratching my head. Not surprising that it caught my eye, huh?). Where to begin? No detail in the methodology.

Twitter and Guinea Pig Worry

Waxing UnLyrical

The more experienced tweeter will use Tweetdeck, HootSuite, or something similar. picked Tweetdeck because I liked the colors. Tweetdeck gives one multiple columns. If they had Tweetdeck, they wouldn’t have missed my response, and my world would have been a happier place. Use Tweetdeck and join the fun. Guest post by Brian Meeks. In no particular order : 7.

Twitter’s Black Friday Signals an Exit Strategy


Friday, March 11, 2011 was a black day in Twitter history.  On that day, Twitter announced that they don’t want anyone to make any more third-party Twitter clients. could go on, but to me the path is clear; within the next 12-24 months, as Twitter slowly improves its mobile apps and website, it will eventually cut off ALL third-party apps including TweetDeck and Seesmic. And, No.

How many Google Plus pages can a Google Plus profile have?

Josh S Peters

What I don’t love right now is how limited it is in regards to functionality and how its’ not playing well with 3rd party apps (like  TweetDeck ) yet. Google Plus Page Limit Reached. How many Google Plus pages can one Google Plus profile / account have? After spending some time setting up pages for clients we discovered the answer at this current time is 20. Google Plus Page Limit. Those same pages can also only have 1 admin at a time. Compare that with Facebook’s  unlimited admins  and  unlimited pages  and I’m left with a couple of questions. 1. Josh S Peters.

What I Like About the New Facebook Timeline Profile, Privacy Settings, and News Feed


If you are viewing your newsfeed and see that an update is from an app (this includes HootSuite, Spotify, Tweetdeck, NetworkedBlogs, or anything with an icon), you can click on the dropdown arrow next to the update and select the Hide All by _. Then click Publish Now or wait until your timeline goes live on Friday, September 30, 2011. The Best Facebook News Feed Setting. Good stuff!

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The Benefits of a Three Monitor System. Or not.

Spin Sucks

On the left one is Tweetdeck with six columns of social media goodness. mocked Danny Brown a little and then checked my Twitter stream, on Tweetdeck, of course. Today’s guest post is written by  Brian Meeks. Gini Dietrich gives me cookies, so I write. This was a joke. Gini left a comment that she was looking forward to the post, which was also, likely, a joke. This is not that post.

“Reclaim Blogging”: Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook

Home Buy Art Here Stormhoek Winer(y) Hughs Book Daily Cartoon Email About Contact/Connect Home Hugh MacLeod Cartoons drawn on the back of business cards August 19, 2011 (3 days ago) “Reclaim Blogging&# : Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook. What an amazing journey its been since then.] Because Facebook and Twitter are too easy. This sense of personal sovereignty is important.

Why Google Has the Hammer To Make Businesses Use Google Plus

Convince & Convert

Facebook has none of these , and Twitter has essentially nothing at all other than, a bunch of celeb and jock users, and Tweetdeck – for which they inexplicably paid $40 million. I’ve written before that Facebook wants to become the plumbing of the Web , but Google already owns more pipes, and has more plumbers and customers. But enough about that. Orkut. Google Buzz.

90 Tips to Make Your Blog Rock

Monitor your brand with Google Alerts or Tweetdeck so that you can thank people that publish your content and protect your brand from misconceptions. Reply theComplex 2011 January 3 at 3:28 pm Fantastic tips, Jeff! Reply Charity Hisle 2011 January 4 at 6:28 am Love the tips, will try to implement them all in 2011! 90 Tips To Make Your Blog Rock 1. be authentic. Thanks!

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Building Community with MarketMeSuite

Spin Sucks

Like Hootsuite and Tweetdeck , it allows you to manage all of your social media accounts from Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Building Community with MarketMeSuite originally appeared on Spin Sucks on October 19, 2011. Today’s guest post is written by Lisa Gerber. You may have heard a thing or two lately about CEOs and their communications challenges (cough, Netflix ). Engage.

5 Supah-Cool Free Online Tools For Nonprofits


TweetDeck. TweetDeck is desktop, iPhone, Android, and Google Chrome application that lets you manage your social media outlets. This is a guest post by Joe Yeoman, who is obsessively addicted to new web technologies and discussing them. He is the Media Coordinator at , and he rides his bike to work almost every day. Non-profits are the kids at the lunch table that pay for every item with exact change. Here are five free services that aren’t built specifically for non-profits, but they may have well been: 1.

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The New Twitter and Why Im Purging All 30,000 of My Friends

Stay N' Alive

The fact is, I'm getting more and more of a great experience on and having much less of a need to use Tweetdeck (my current Twitter client of choice) as a result. Since I auto-follow, I'll be first to admit my main Twitter stream is getting pretty cluttered right now with 30,000 people in it, and in TweetDeck, I don't even have it as a column at the moment. Let me explain.