Long-term readers will likely be well aware of my love for web browser-based Twitter client HootSuite, which I converted to pretty much exclusively in April 2010. I’d guess probably 99% of my tweets come from HootSuite.com. Like many others, I hope, as I’d hate to see HootSuite go down because of freeloading, I also pay for the premium version.

On the iPad, HootSuite was already my client of choice, but it wasn’t perfect. A strange decision to permanently float the interface to control the streams on the left side of the screen meant that the user could only see two columns at any one time.

A couple of days ago HootSuite released a new upgrade of the app (2.1.2) which included a vast improvement to the user interface, and cemented the software’s position as the de facto iPad Twitter experience.

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