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TweetDeck – Breathing New Life into Twitter for Me

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Author: Mark Dixon
Tuesday, March 3, 2009
8:03 pm

I have had a love/hate relationship with Twitter since I first signed up in May 2007.  I found it at times to be intriguing but worthless, captivating but time consuming, fascinating but maddening.  I jumped around to different Twitter clients, including Twitbin, Twhirl and Flock.  I would completely go offline for awhile and then tweet like mad at other times.

One of my biggest complaints was the inability to follow a few friends or relevant subjects among the masses of tweets being exchanged in Twitterspace.  As the number of fellow Twitters I followed rose, the more difficult it became to keep track of anybody or anything.

Well, I am recently back on the Twitter bandwagon, thanks in a large part to TweetDeck, a Twitter client that allows me to specify a few groups of people to follow and a few searches that I might be interested in at a particular time. For me, it brings order out of chaos and rachets the Twitter experience upward a few notches.

Plus, Iain Dodsworth, the TweetDeck author, uses a really cool feedback forum to gather suggestions from the field.

Thanks Iain!

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2 Responses to “TweetDeck – Breathing New Life into Twitter for Me”

    What you said is exactly right…I like tweetdeck very much.

    Comment by kiran on March 3, 2009 at 11:22 pm

    Kiran:

    Thanks for stopping by.

    Mark

    Comment by Mark Dixon on March 4, 2009 at 9:23 am

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