A string of libel lawsuits in the U.K. have put Twitter’s approach to user privacy on the stand — the company is getting a bashing for its treatment of “Mr Monkey.” But should it be applauded for its approach to privacy, rather than pilloried by the media?
Twitter officially confirmed its long-rumored acquisition of TweetDeck on Wednesday morning. Twitter/TweetDeck rumors have been flying around for weeks now, so lots of folks have had time to form opinions about the tie-up. Here are some of the more interesting takes on the situation.
Twitter for Mac got an update Thursday morning that brings some significant changes to the official client. Many of the changes actually represent changes back to an earlier time early on in the life of the official Twitter app, when it was known as Tweetie.
Twitter is rumored to be acquiring TweetDeck, and one of the big questions is whether it will keep the app alive or not. But if it does decide to kill it, the company could do further damage to the already tense relationship it has with developers.
Oft-rumoured lately, the reported sale of the TweetDeck Twitter client to Twitter itself now looks more likely, with both TechCrunch and Reu…
TweetDeck Tuesday introduced a brand new, completely redesigned iPhone app that sports a completely new interface and additional features. The changes are good reason for Twitter power-users, who may have given the app a pass previously, to take a second look.
TweetDeck, which only two months ago was close to being acquired by Bill Gross’ UberMedia, is now in “advanced talks” to sell itself to Twit…
According to a news report, Twitter is in talks to acquire the U.K.-based developer of Tweetdeck for as much as $50 million. Although the deal could obviously still go off the rails, buying Tweetdeck would be a smart move for Twitter on a number of levels.
Why is Bill Gross buying up services built on Twitter? The Idealab CEO talked about his belief in Twitter when I interviewed him recently at…
Recently, I’ve been trying different Twitter clients. Obviously different applications have different features and capabilities, but I was surprised by the difference in focus between these tools; I began to wonder if the tools we use shape our expectations of how we can use the service.