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Twitter Client HootSuite 2.0 Now Available

Users must send auto-tweet to upgrade

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Twitter desktop clients have become increasingly popular over the first half of this year. One of the more popular ones, HootSuite, has released an "early upgrade" to version 2.0. Sure, it all sounds good, but there’s a catch… users must "tweet their way to an early upgrade".

HootSuite 2.0 Upgrade

What are your thoughts on the HootSuite auto-tweet? Tell us.

You’ll probably notice "#HootSuite 2" is a trending topic on Twitter. This trend is a direct result of the "tweet to upgrade" situation. HootSuite claims that users aren’t required to auto-tweet, but those who don’t will be upgraded in "a couple of weeks" while those who do send the tweet get the reward of an immediate upgrade. Even with the auto-tweet, it does seem that most HootSuite users don’t have a problem with the auto-tweet.

In any case, if you currently use HootSuite, and you want to see what version 2.0 has in store for you, check out the video below:

Do you like with the "tweet to upgrade" strategy? Let us know.

Twitter Client HootSuite 2.0 Now Available


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  • Dan

    Auto-tweeting is wrong no matter what the circumstances.

  • http://www.findtips.com Find Tips

    A risky but brilliant marketing move. I don’t see anything wrong with it. They’re not forcing it. They’re giving you a choice. If you don’t want to play the game, just wait 2 weeks.

  • http://www.homesolarpowersystems.org Home Solar Power Systems

    It is not much appreciated about the immediate upgrade of HootSuite 2.0. But overall, With HootSuite, you are able to manage multiple Twitter profiles, pre-schedule tweets, and measure your success. It lets you manage your entire Twitter experience from one easy-to-use interface. Keep enjoying twitter!

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