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Seesmic has acquired the desktop Twitter client Twhirl, the company announced tonight. Twhirl is a one-man operation, an Adobe Air (a.k.a. cross-platform) application that uses the Twitter API. So why is this a video story? Seesmic CEO Loic Le Meur explains in the clip below that, […]

Seesmic has acquired the desktop Twitter client Twhirl, the company announced tonight. Twhirl is a one-man operation, an Adobe Air (a.k.a. cross-platform) application that uses the Twitter API. So why is this a video story? Seesmic CEO Loic Le Meur explains in the clip below that, with Twhirl integration, Seesmic will soon have a desktop upload and tracking tool:

See also our recent interview with Le Meur on the GigaOM Show. In our conversation, Le Meur resisted labeling Seesmic a “video Twitter,” but with this move, the comparison is even more unavoidable.

  1. Hey Loic,
    That’s great news.

    Twhirl is a great twitter client…. Looking forward to seeing video added.

    –Steve

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  2. [...] 7:23 AM PT Comments (0) Seesmic founder Loic Le Meur outlines 20 reasons why his company bought Twhirl, an Adobe AIR-based Twitter client that is preferred by the self-obsessed net-set (including yours [...]

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  3. I don’t get it and I wrote about it from that slant.

    http://www.techwinter.com/2008/04/04/why-did-twhirl-get-bought/

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  4. [...] Liz Gannes / NewTeeVee: Seesmic Acquires Desktop Client [...]

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