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FriendFeed + GTalk = Twitter Alternative?

So, I’m goofing around with possible Twitter clones and decided to leverage FriendFeed‘s aggregation of GTalk’s status update messages and see if that would work. Here’s what it looks like: Pretty nifty if you are using FriendFeed’s web service or using Twhirl to watch FriendFeed. Plus, there are comments and groupings ftw.

Twhirl and FriendFeed Room Sharing Coming Soon?

Twhirl (recently acquired by Seesmic) is the most interesting of the Twitter desktop apps. I’ve never been a big fan as I relied heavily on Twitter’s GTalk integration to get real time updates and use Track via XMPP. However, for FriendFeed, Twhirl rocks. So, I found this note from Seesmic’s Loic Le Meur interesting… I’ve …

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Twitter Track

I’ve been arguing that Twitter users should abandon desktop clients (until Twhirl gets their xmpp gateway going) and use GTalk for Twitter. Not only is the GTalk gateway real time, but there are a few key benefits that enhance the Twitter experience. Here’s a great post from @tw3nty3ight about how he uses Track and GTalk …

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