TweetDeck Raises $3M, Releases New Desktop Client

It’s been an eventful week across the pond at TweetDeck, as the London-based social-media client raised $3 million in an internal funding round and released TweetDeck for Desktop v0.34.

The series-B funding round was led by Betaworks and included angel investors Ron Conway of SV Angel and Index Ventures‘ Howard Lindzon and Danny Rimer, Betaworks co-founder John Borthwick told GigaOM.

As for TweetDeck for Desktop v0.34, the new desktop client adds integration with Google Buzz and foursquare, the ability to schedule updates, compatibility with Twitter-compatible APIs (such as Tumblr, WordPress, and StatusNet), TwitVid video uploading, and the option of implementing multiple filters. The video below provides more details. David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
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