May 7th is the end of Tweetdeck on mobile devices

Last month, Twitter revealed that it was going to close the TweetDeck app on both the Android and Apple app stores. Well, the app doesn’t have long left, as Twitter confirmed that the program will be shut down for good on May 7th.

After May 7th, users won’t be able to access the service on their smartphones and it will also be taken off Google Play and The App Store. Mobile devices aren’t the only places to lose out on TweetDeck, as it will no longer be integrated with Facebook severing a major link between the two social networks.

Keen TweetDeck users can still find the program on PC and Mac but also online where new apps for Chrome and other browsers are being developed. The closure is part of a shake-up by Twitter, which has been busy optimizing its various services. After all, it was only a couple of months ago when the company added photo editing to Twitter and refreshed the look and feel of the entire service.

Whilst TweetDeck will still be accessible on smartphones for the moment, its increasing blackouts will hinder its use meaning that users will need to turn to Twitter itself or other apps such as Carbon to monitor what’s going on in our social networking circles.

Andrew Roach
After spending years playing with a many gadgets as he can get his hands on, Andrew has spent the past 5 years writing about all the latest technological innovations from across the world. When he's not busy playing with all the latest apps from Google Play, Andrew will be found trying to find the next hottest gadget to take the world by storm.