Twitter buys Tweetdeck
Twitter has acquired the network management tool via web tweeted in a deal valued at more than $ 40 million that has not been officially confirmed but that appeared in the news on CNN today.
In recent months, TweetDeck has been the subject of sale rumors, first UberMedia, which offered between 25 and 30 million dollars, and then to Twitter. For analysts it was a defensive maneuver of the social network to prevent competitors from running off with the popular application.
According to CNN, the documents that sealed the sale of TweetDeck to Twitter will be signed on Monday and the transaction will lead to the hitherto application owners a monetary compensation and a participation in Twitter.
UberMedia is one of the most important software developers for the Twitter environment, including products similar to TweetDeck, such as UberSocial, once called UberTwitter, Twidroyd or Echofon, which have become a platform that competes to dominate the path to the tweets.
TweetDeck is one of the most successful tweet managers on the Internet thanks to desktop software and is also available in an online version, it lets you interact with Twitter, organize columns to read tweets, as well as the content of other social networks.