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TweetDeck hijacked by pranksters, users receive absurd messages

While TweetDeck was scrambling to restore service, hackers were doing their best imitation of a 10-year old boy, sending absurd messages. The hack affected many users, including the New York Times.

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Twitter restores TweetDeck after major hack disables app

After hackers discovered a security flaw in TweetDeck, Twitter was forced to shut down the service's apps for a short time. The bug has since been patched and TweetDeck users are back in business.

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Best Twitter apps for PC and Mac

More than a quarter of Twitter's registered user base may not use the service daily, but that still leaves 750 million. Check out our picks for the best Twitter clients for PC and Mac, so you can manage multiple accounts, view inline images, and the like.

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How does Twitter’s new custom timeline feature compare to Storify?

Twitter recently introduced Custom Timeline, a new feature that lets Tweetdeck users curate tweets -- and immediately the Storify comparisons began. But how do the two curation and collecting tools actually stack up?

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Twitter unveils new TweetDeck-powered custom timeline feature

Twitter is slowly rolling out a new feature that allows users to create hand-picked, customized timelines. The tool will be used to complement live events and viral conversations, and it will be brought to users via TweetDeck.

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#FirstWorldProblems: Twitter third party clients continue to shut down and its API is just getting more restrictive

Lots of the best options for accessing Twitter that aren't Twitter itself are disappearing. The new Twitter API is a major part of it and has created a crossroad for the platform as it straddles the line between being more open and being more profitable.

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Tweetdeck is dead! Long live the numerous tweet management alternatives

If you were an avid user of Tweetdeck, you should know that soon it will stop working. Start looking for your next Twitter app and consider these examples to help you fill that Twitter hole in your social networking.

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Twitter to kill off TweetDeck’s iPhone, Android, and AIR apps, web apps will stay

If you're an avid user of TweetDeck for iPhone or Android, then the news isn't good. The Twitter-owned company said on Monday it'll soon be ending support for the mobile apps, concentrating instead on improving its web apps.

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Twitter’s TweetDeck again fails to file accounts, risks being shut down in U.K.

TweetDeck, the Twitter acquired third-party client, has for a second time failed to file its accounts with the U.K. Commons House and risks being dissolved.

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Facebook removing “via” attribution for third-party apps

Heads up, marketers: The way Facebook handles third-party apps has changed, but it may be for the better. Stories published on official pages will no longer have the currently subtle attribution linking out to apps like Hootsuite and Seesmic. It’s a small…

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TweetDeck cleans up its act with design overhaul

TweetDeck has received a major redesign, with font size choices, and a new all-white look. All its missing is a single-column view.

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Twitter becomes more secretive about where tweets originate

While Twitter management wants to emphasize content more, Twitter users may get suckered into clicking on more advertising links.

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Tweetbot for Mac updates make it the best Twitter client in town

New updates to Tweetbot for Mac further solidify its place as the best Twitter client around.

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Tweetbot for Mac hands-on: Amazingly polished for an alpha release

Even in its alpha version, Tweetbot for Mac is already one of the best ways to use Twitter.

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TweetDeck taken offline following discovery of bug exposing Twitter accounts

Twitter has taken TweetDeck offline after a user discovered he had access to hundreds of Twitter accounts when using the client in the usual way (ie. he didn't hack it). TweetDeck said it is looking into the issue.

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