Since Twitter acquired Tweetie to become the official Twitter iPhone application, worked with RIM to release an app for BlackBerry, and now released an official app for Android, the developers of existing applications are being forced to raise their game even more quickly than before.
One example is HootSuite, who just released their new iPhone application.
Probably the biggest addition is Facebook (Like Tweetdeck and Seesmic) – you can update your status, shedule updates and track your friends and pages. Going multiplatform seems to be one obvious step to go beyond an official single platform application.
You also get translation from, and into, over 50 languages. And there’s geo-location, HootSuite Labs (including ‘Bump to Follow’), a new landscape view, a new drag and refresh option, and a handy ‘reply to all’ feature to save time and typing.
Here’s a handy video guide: