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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.). If Twitter bought TweetDeck just to shut it down, then Twitter won’t be around this fall. While Twitter is valued in the ballpark of $4 billion, much of its cash flow is in the form of investors.

Tweetdeck Presence Felt in Twitter Redesign

Spin Sucks

As you are likely aware by now, Twitter rolled out a major redesign  and announced brand pages simultaneously. 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.

Twitter Has Acquired Tweetdeck

Mindjumpers

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. Similar Posts: MingleBird – The Next Big Thing?

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?

Twitter Brand Pages are Pointless

Spin Sucks

Twitter introduces brand pages. It won’t be a game changer, because NOBODY uses Twitter for tweeting…or at least they shouldn’t be. ” It isn’t that they are making an effort to improve the Twitter site for its users that pisses me off; it’s that there are ANY users. Twitter provides a service I love. Those people are idiots. Seriously!

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Hootsuite vs Tweetdeck: I’m Going Owl The Way

Jason Yormark

For quite some time Tweetdeck was my preferred choice when it came to social media management software. I’ve typically chosen software based solutions over web based ones for speed and performance when it comes to high touch computing. And for awhile Tweetdeck was meeting my needs, but I just grew increasingly more frustrated with performance issues with the Adobe Air platform. It certainly doesn’t suffer from the slow downs I experienced with Tweetdeck. So here is my short list of things so far that have me loving Hootsuite vs Tweetdeck: Tabs – Love the tabs.

Meet 7 Twitter Influencers Who Follow Millions

Ari Herzog

How do you know if you are following one too many people on Twitter? What Twitter tools do you use to manage your relationships; and does the tool matter? asked these questions to seven Twitter users who collectively follow 2.3 Twitter lists are like Google+ circles. love Twitter lists. treat Twitter like TV and radio stations. Tools used: TweetDeck.

12 Twitter Tips For Lawyers

Myrland Marketing

12 TWITTER TIPS. Well, it’s no secret I’m talking about Twitter because I’ve made that obvious in the title of today’s post. There are 645,750,000 active Twitter users, sending an average of 58 million Tweets a day. In my early days in Social Media (it’s SO old!), I met and fell in love with Twitter for all the reasons I stated above, and more.

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Twitter Triples Maximum GIF Size for Web

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter quietly boosted the maximum size for GIFs  to 15 megabytes from 5 MB, but only via the web. Several readers of The Verge  noticed the change Monday, and CNET  pointed out the following update to Twitter’s Help Center : Photos can be up to 5 MB; animated GIFs can be up to 5 MB on mobile and up to 15 MB on web. Nick Statt of The Verge pointed out that the new maximum GIF size has not yet been extended to TweetDeck. Readers: What do you think of Twitter’s new maximum GIF size? Twitter CNET GIFs help center Nick Statt The Verge Tweetdeck

Tweetdeck Officially Launches for Android

TwiTip

The ever popular twitter app, Tweetdeck , has finally come to Android. Just announced, Tweetdeck 1.0 Tweetdeck had a whopping 36,000 beta testers prior to this launch in an effort to make sure the app worked without fail. Here is a great video on YouTube showing off the new Tweetdeck 1.0 for Android: © 2008 TwiTip Twitter Tips. It’s about time!

10 Features I Want to See in TweetDeck

TwiTip

Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Neal Wiser @nealwiser 10 Features I Want to See in TweetDeck 37 I have a love/hate relationship with TweetDeck. And yet, there’s still so much more I want to get out of TweetDeck. hope Tweetdeck is listening.

How Nonprofit Pros Use Twitter

SocialFish

————— According to the most recent Nonprofit Communications Trends Report , 76% percent of nonprofits are now using Twitter. Twitter can be used to distribute news about your organization and your stories. But what is the best way to use Twitter, without wasting valuable time? I Twitter is like looking out the window of a fast moving train.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

It converts Google+ into a social media management tool”) and Agorapulse , a social media management tool that integrates with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. TweetDeck, Buffer, SocialFlow, Spredfast, and Crowdbooster.” It also has a Chrome plugin to show on your Twitterfeed how ‘important’ the Twitterers are. Image credit: Buddy Media. viralWoot

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Tweetdeck to Facebook: See Ya Later!

Small Business Mavericks

Tweetdeck is dropping Facebook like a hot potato. But that’s not all that Tweetdeck recently announced on its blog. They’re also dropping some of their own apps, including Tweetdeck AIR, Tweetdeck for Android, and Tweetdeck for iPhone. Of course, Tweetdeck’s web-based platform has been increasing in popularity. Here’s what tweetdeck says about it: In many ways, doubling down on the TweetDeck web experience and discontinuing our app support is a reflection of where our TweetDeck power-users are going.

Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

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. Twitter is used (officially) in 65 of the Fortune 100 companies , 63% of small to midsized businesses, and nearly half of all B2B enterprises. Which companies are really succeeding on Twitter, and how are they doing it?

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How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. The microblogging site now boasts more than 255 million monthly active users , and 53% of Twitter users recommend products in their tweets at some time. How can marketers best utilize Twitter’s expanded features and the latest tools?

3 Super Quick Twitter Tips for Your Business

yMarketingMatters

Here are three super quick Twitter tips to get you better traction when using Twitter for your business so you will start seeing great results! 1. Twitter views your tweet as conversational and only shows up on your stream, the stream of whoever you tweeted at, and those followers you both have in common. MAXIMIZE YOUR TWITTER BIO. Make sure your Twitter bio (i.e.

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10 Surefire Ways To Avoid Looking Like A Twitter NooB

SocMed Sean

You’ve realized that Twitter isn’t just people sharing what they ate for breakfast and that there might be some real value to engaging with the 100 million active users that might give you valuable insights about your products, services, and competitors. Download Tweetdeck or sign up for a HootSuite account – Nobody really tweets from Twitter.com. Who are you? Learn.

How Twitter Employees Send Tweets

Firebelly

Business Insider analyzed the Twitter habits of the Twitter staff from tweets sent last week and weekend (day and night) – specifically for source – and the results were interesting. How Twitter staff tweet is similar to the general public. Other obvious conclusions: • The technorati use Macs.

HAS TWITTER GOTTEN TOO BIG?

Myrland Marketing

Social Media Uncategorized Online Communities Shel Israel Social Network TweetDeck Twitter Twitter Lists Twitteropolis Twitterville

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

In just a few short years, Twitter has transformed from an odd little sort of public IM service where people posted what they just ate for lunch or what their cat was doing at the moment into one of the big four social networks and a significant channel for news, PR & marketing, politics and more. Twitter’s 200 million users collectively tap out a billion tweets per week.

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What Twitter’s Rate Limit Changes Mean to You

Janet Fouts

Twitter recently announced new rate limits on how many “hits” to the API it will allow. Twitter is changing the number of times the application can do that from 350 per hour to 60. In this diagram taken from the  Twitter developer blog  they break Twitter’s ecosystem up into 4 quadrants. Twitter prefers you use their website to access it.

Twitter Cheat Sheet

Josh S Peters

Today I was speaking with one of my coaching clients and he asked me “Is there a Twitter cheat sheet anywhere I can get?&# In TwittFaced (Your Toolkit for Understanding and Maximizing Social Media) my co-author and I cover Twitter basics and ideals extensively, but I have yet to do that here.Well friends, that’s what this post is. Twitter Cheat Sheet.

Twitter Cheat Sheet

Josh S Peters

Today I was speaking with one of my coaching clients and he asked me “Is there a Twitter cheat sheet anywhere I can get?&# In TwittFaced (Your Toolkit for Understanding and Maximizing Social Media) my co-author and I cover Twitter basics and ideals extensively, but I have yet to do that here.Well friends, that’s what this post is. Twitter Cheat Sheet.

Twitter Direct Messages Are Useless

Jason Yormark

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. What I fail to understand is that after years of being in existence, how is it that Twitter has failed to deliver absolutely nothing in the form of spam control or filtering for DMs. Related posts: Dear Twitter: Please Add Auto DM Blocking.

Twitter’s Black Friday Signals an Exit Strategy

TwiTip

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. So, should Twitter’s actions come as any surprise? Even Evan Williams , one of Twitter’s co-Founders, admitted as much at the 2009 TED Conference. So, why is Twitter doing this? And, No.

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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. Twitter has benefited immensely from a thriving developer ecosystem. TweetDeck acquired. Enjoy.

How to Use Twitter in Media Relations

Proactive Report

Journalists are very active in social media and Twitter in particular. Most journalists consider Twitter to be an extension of their own reporting these days and 75% say that they use Twitter to build their own brand.  How do Journalists use Twitter? How to Connect with Journalists on Twitter. Look up their Twitter handle.  How to Create a Twitter List.

#Fakehashtaggery

Spin Sucks

It is usually played on a platform such as  Tweetdeck or Hootsuite , though one could certainly use Twitter.  Does anybody use Twitter for tweeting anymore? To those readers who have been using Twitter for a while, I don’t need to explain that the pound sign is also called a hashtag. The pen is mightier than the sword”. Edward Bulwer-Lytton 1839  from ‘Richelieu’.

Twitter and Guinea Pig Worry

Waxing UnLyrical

friend, whom I have introduced to Twitter, sends me emails with questions about various Twitter tools. When someone who is starting on Twitter or doesn’t have much of a network uses them, it tells me several things about them. The reason I am filled with guinea pig worry today is that there are still people using Twitter for tweeting. Guest post by Brian Meeks.

Why Twitter Needs Channels

TwiTip

Twitter is a wonderful communications tool and while it does many things really well, there are a few things it doesn’t do so well. The Hash Tag evolved as a way for Twitter users to more easily find tweets on a specific topic. Also, while Twitter does nothing to help you filter out unwanted Hash Tags, TweetDeck does have a filter feature, but I’ve never bothered to use it.

28 (of the) Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2012 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter isn’t just for the birds anymore. According to recent social media research , Twitter now has more than 165 million users, and is attracting nearly a million new users each day. Twitterers collectively post a billion tweets every three days. 62% of the Fortune 500 companies have at least one Twitter account, and the average Fortune 100 firm maintains 10 separate Twitter handles to support different product lines, divisions, functional areas and geographic regions. Twitter Tips for Newbies. How to Grow Your Twitter Following.

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Why Twitter Lists are Less Effective

TwiTip

Twitter introduced the concept of lists about 16 months ago to enable the manual grouping of people into categories. Searching for the keyword apples, for instance, you can read Twitter biographies of the 491 people who someone added to a list about honeycrisp apples. Do I look at twitter all day long? 2008 TwiTip Twitter Tips. Why Twitter Lists are Less Effective.

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Tip of the week: Tweetdeck

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Tip of the week: Tweetdeck 08/04/2010 by Gemma Went Well this ‘Tip of the Week’ was a long time coming. It’s about my favourite social media tool, Tweetdeck. If you’re not already using Tweetdeck, pop to the website and download it. Did you enjoy this post?

Will the CoTweet gamble pay off?

Sherrilynne Starkie

CoTweet , the easy-to-use and fantastically handy social media tool that lets many individuals to collaborate on publishing content on Twitter, is going the way of the Dodo in a few weeks. How can ExactTarget hope to compete against a raft of very high quality free, or very low cost competitors like TweetDeck and HootSuite? Related posts: New Twitter. The Single Most Important Twitter Tool for Ad Agency New Business (fuelingnewbusiness.com). Featured Headline Social Media Twitter CoTweet Dodo ExactTarget Foursquare HootSuite - Social Media Dashboard Tweetdeck

The Myth Of Reciprocity And The Social Life Of Brands

Twist Image

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. 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. twitter. twitter lists. I follow you.

Toon Time: All Hands on [Tweet]Deck

Waxing UnLyrical

Erin Feldman Guest Posts Waxing Off With Sarah and Sheldon Kate Winslet ocean Titanic TweetDeck TwitterErin Feldman  is the marketing communications manager at  TouchSystems , a touch screen company based in Hutto, Texas. Her background is in marketing and creative writing, and she riffs about writing right at her blog,  Write Right  (so write right, don’t make her use her red pen).