Hootsuite acquires friendly rival Seesmic

Hootsuite acquires friendly rival Seesmic

Hootsuite today announced that they have acquired their longtime yet friendly rival Seesmic.  The deal, outlined on the company blog, will see HootSuite continuing to support Seesmic, however business users will ultimately migrate over to HootSuite’s social media management toolset.  Both CEO’s seem to be pretty cool with the deal, as evidenced in the following quotes.

“I have always had a lot of respect for Seesmic’s CEO, Loïc Le Meur and the role Seesmic has played in advancing social business. We are thrilled to welcome Seesmic’s users into the HootSuite family.”  – HootSuite CEO, Ryan Holmes.

 

“We’ve always been big fans of Ryan Holmes and the HootSuite team, since the days we were all pioneering the Social Media landscape. We’re thrilled today to announce that Seesmic is joining HootSuite, and we’re excited for our users: they are becoming part of the HootSuite family, and they will be able to continue to build their brand and social business,” – Seesmic CEO Loic Le Meur.

 

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