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Twitter Photo Filters for iPhone are Sweet

twitter photo filters for iPhoneIf you’ve been under a rock, then you will benefit from this post … of course, if you’re a regular Twitter iPhone app user then you already know that Twitter photo filters became available as of the last update. You also know that they’re awesome.

My only issue is that I use Instagram for my photo filter action and then just repost to Twitter so I’m not sure how much I’ll be using Twitter’s new photo filters. It does make nice for an alternative or a go-to for Twitter power users. Continue reading Twitter Photo Filters for iPhone are Sweet

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Banjo Social Discovery App

Interview with Banjo CEO Damien Patton

Banjo Social Discovery App

I’ve been testing out Banjo, the new social discovery app, over the past week. I must say, I’m quite impressed. In a nutshell, the free iPhone app allows you to “discover what you’re missing.” For example, open Banjo and see what’s happening with your friends or others in your local area… or Paris.

The beauty of it, you can check Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare and Gowalla all from one app thanks to Banjo’s CEO Damien Patton. I recently interviewed Patton and because I’d rather cut all of my boring questions out, I’ve only uploaded his answers directly to the AppyHour.tv YouTube channel. Continue reading Interview with Banjo CEO Damien Patton

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Photobucket to Power Twitter Photo Sharing

PhotobucketThe Photobucket Corporation announced today that it is the company that will power Twitter’s native photo sharing capabilities. The company reports that it will allow Tweeples to easily upload and share photos directly in Tweets. This announcement comes on the heels of their recent Snapbucket app announcement, which is a photo filter app that also connects to your Photobucket account.

So what does this mean? Well, while you aren’t able to use it yet as the service will be available in the next few weeks, you’ll be able to upload photos directly from Twitter.com. Mobile clients are included as well. TechCrunch already speculated that it would be Amazon who was picked to host the photos, but Photobucket won out. Continue reading Photobucket to Power Twitter Photo Sharing

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Twitter Jumps on TweetDeck for $40 Million

TwitterAccording to CNN, Twitter has dropped $40 million large to acquire TweetDeck. While CNN did not disclose the sources, they say it’s a mix of cash and stock. Of course, the real ouster was TechCrunch who spilled the beans earlier this month, but also cited that Bill Gross’ UberMedia first made the offer in the $25 to $30 million amount.

Most are speculating that this was a defensive move. And why not? What company wouldn’t want to control their own property. However, I’m a big fan of HootSuite for iPad.

Thoughts? What did Twitter have to gain or lose by controlling a third party app?

 

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