Seesmic – The Perfect Way To Use Twitter & Facebook On The Droid [Android]
If you’re an Android user and you love Twitter and Facebook, you really should try using Seesmic as your go-to client for both. Seesmic for Android [No Longer Available] is a very comprehensive application, which allows you to do some really advanced organisation of your Twitter and Facebook accounts, leaving you free to just enjoy the fun stuff and ignore the rest.
With the ability to quickly swap into different Twitter lists, change accounts rapidly, mute topics or people and quickly follow different hashtags, you’ll find that you are reading more of what you like and less of what you don’t like. In the ever-changing world of social networks, this can only be a good thing.
Seesmic For Android
Seesmic for Android [No Longer Available] is one of the most advanced Twitter and Facebook clients available for the Android phone. It allows power users and casual users to have a great deal of control over their accounts and easy access to the different streams of information they want see when they log in.
Log in to Seesmic with as many Twitter and Facebook accounts as you like and Seesmic will let you post and read friend updates from all of them. This includes being able to post to Facebook pages and being able to view your Facebook Friends lists and Twitter Lists.
When viewing your friends’ updates on Seesmic, you can preview photos from Instagram, Twitter, Twitpic and more, conversations can be viewed as a thread to make things easier to follow and you can ReTweet using the old or new style. You can also configure your notifications to only notify you of the really important stuff.
A recent feature Seesmic added is the ability to mute people or conversations. This could be really handy if you’re sick of hearing about a certain celebrity or event.
When posting, you can make use of Autocomplete features and you can also group together your accounts to make it easy to post to multiple accounts at once. Dedicated widgets can be made to give you easy access to lists or favourite posting options.
The Seesmic application for Android is actually slightly smaller than the official Twitter client, a lot smaller than the official Facebook client and yet offers easy access to the two services. With the added functionality of viewing friends lists from all of your accounts in one easy to find place, Seesmic surely has the upper hand.
More Seesmic Tools & Information
Seesmic is available for other mobile platforms, operating systems and on the web too. Wherever you use Seesmic you’ll have a similarly great experience.
If you really love Seesmic, there’s a Seesmic Pro version available for $2.99 [No Longer Available] which will unlock new features and remove ads. The most notable pro feature is the ability to combine the view and show a feed that has updates from friends of several of your accounts, regardless of whether it’s a Twitter or Facebook account.
If Seesmic is just too big an app for you, there’s always Seesmic Ping [No Longer Available]. Seesmic Ping will allow you to log into all your regular Seesmic accounts and to quickly post to any of them from one simple interface in a small application. This is really useful if your phone’s already full of apps!
You might also like to know that Seesmic just got bought by Hootsuite. So far, it seems that the applications will remain separate for non-commercial customers, so you can expect to enjoy Seesmic for a while longer yet! If anything, further integration between the two applications will lead to Seesmic users being able to access even more social networks via the one Android application.
What do you think of Seesmic for Android? How does compare to other Android Facebook and Twitter apps you’ve tried?