Two third-party social-media-management tools are now one, as HootSuite Thursday announced its acquisition of Seesmic, saying that it will continue to support Seesmic but convert business users to HootSuite and urge Seesmic users to sample HootSuite’s offerings.
Loic Le Meur
While at SXSW, Kristen Nicole had the opportunity to sit down with Loic Le Meur about Seesmic’s new desktop integration with Facebook. Seesmic’s desktop application is one of the first (if not the first) to launch with full Facebook Connect support and illustrates the power of integrating into Facebook’s social graph. There are still a few kinks and additional features that Loic would like to add as Facebook continues to open up their API. Check out the video below to learn more about what Seesmic has planned for the future.