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This article was published on January 8, 2010


Tweetdeck Adds Map View to Latest iPhone App

Tweetdeck Adds Map View to Latest iPhone App
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Tim Difford

A leading innovator in the IT Outsourcing industry, Tim is often on the move but can be regularly found in Manchester and London, UK. His f A leading innovator in the IT Outsourcing industry, Tim is often on the move but can be regularly found in Manchester and London, UK. His focus is on social and mobile technologies but given half a chance he'll try to sneak music or football into his blog-posts. Tim can be found at One Greener Day and you can also follow @timdifford on Twitter.

tweetdeckTweetdeck‘s flying start to 2010 continues with the launch of the latest version of its iPhone app.

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s news that the desktop version of the popular application was being installed as the journalist’s Twitter client of choice at Sky News in the UK, the latest release of the iPhone version of the app is now in the iTunes App Store.

The iPhone app now aligns itself with the desktop version with the inclusion of Lists which can be added as extra columns.  Retweets are also in there, with the option of using the older method in order to add comments, or using new-style quick RTs.

A significant step in release v1.3 is the introduction of the geo-coding of tweets using the iPhones GPS, plus inline maps within the detail of each tweet, to let you know just where the sender is.

The  Tweetdeck app even lets your take all geo-tagged tweets in any column and plot them on map to see just where your friends are.  You can even zoom in on individual map-pins to capture more details and get in touch.

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So, great news for iPhone-owning Tweetdeck fans… for everyone else, the Tweetdeck team simply add “chances are, we’re coming to your phone soon!”