The folks at Twitter announced Monday that the standalone TweetDeck apps for mobile will no longer be supported after May of this year. While Twitter says that it is putting more resources toward the Web version (which can easily be used on the desktop), there are surely plenty of people who are upset that their beloved mobile clients are going away.
For those of you looking for an alternative to TweetDeck, here are a few mobile apps that should prove adequate for your tweeting purposes.TweetDeck alternatives for iOS
Twitter is shutting down the TweetDeck apps for Android and iPhone, as well as axing the Adobe AIR desktop version, the company announced today through the TweetDeck blog.
This means TweekDeck is taking the apps out of app stores in May and, shortly afterward, the apps will stop functioning altogether.
"Over the past few years, we've seen a steady trend toward people using TweetDeck on their computers and Twitter on their mobile devices," according to the blog post. "This trend coincides with an increased investment in Twitter for iPhone and Twitter for Android -- adding photo … Read more
Last June, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo told a tech-conference audience that the microblog's 140 million users tweet 400 million times a day, as CNET's Dan Farber reported.
Some days it seems nearly all 400 million of those tweets appear on my home feed.
To ensure your tweets don't get lost in the crowd, you need to post your tweets at the times your followers are most likely to read them. Twitter-analysis services offer businesses and individuals tips and tools for ensuring tweets receive maximum exposure. Twitter itself provides Advertiser Analytics in various price ranges.
Determining the best … Read more
Simplifying access and interaction on the most popular social networks, this app makes the life of any avid social networker a lot easier. If you have an account on multiple social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, and Buzz, and want to have an easy access to recent updates on all, TweetDeck is the app you are looking for.
Setting up TweetDeck account is easy. Simply download the application and input all your usernames and passwords. The app then synchronizes all your accounts and allows you to put various widgets on your home screen. The widgets have specific functions such … Read more
If you happened to have set up a TweetDeck column to filter tweets with the "#Debate" hashtag during any of the recent presidential or vice-presidential debates, you may well have had the same experience I did: the application crashing under the weight of thousands and thousands of posts per second.
With Twitter becoming a bigger and bigger part of mainstream culture, there are an increasing number of big events that generate huge numbers of tweets, and today the microblogging company announced it is attempting to address the dynamic of TweetDeck buckling when those events generate incredible amounts of … Read more
Twitter users are reporting problems receiving tweets in their official Twitter apps this afternoon.
In a post to its official status blog, Twitter acknowledged the issue, saying: "Some users may be experiencing a delay with new tweets in their timelines. Our engineers are currently working on this issue."
In recent days, there's been much talk of the end of the so-called "fail whale" in light of Twitter's performance having … Read more