Twidroid Acquired, to be Bundled with Millions of New Devices

Twidroid has been acquired by TweetUp. Re-branded as Twidroyd, the highly rated application is expected to come preloaded on "millions of upcoming Android phones" from top players in the industry. Whats up with the name change you ask? It's simple - Avoid any lawsuits from Lucas Arts.


Also part of the deal, TweetUp acquired popurls, a service which aggregates content from sites like NY Times, Twitter, Digg, YouTube, Flickr and more.


From TweetUp:

Acquiring Twidroyd provides TweetUp with a number of strategic advantages," said Bill Gross, CEO of TweetUp. "Twidroyd ( is widely considered the best Twitter client for Android phones and it leads in market share, so its growing base of users will be a valuable source of well-informed feedback on TweetUp search on mobile devices. In addition, the popurls website (, which attracts users looking for a convenient guide to the most popular sites, news, videos and blogs on the Internet, will be a natural spot to display TweetUp search results and gain user feedback.


How many of you use Twidroid Twidroyd for your mobile tweets?

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