HootSuite Acquires Firefox Plugin TwitterBar

Posted Apr 8, 2011

Social media management company HootSuite has acquired TwitterBar and is renaming it to HootBar. TwitterBar is a Firefox 4 plugin based around Twitter. The plugin has been downloaded over 2 million times. It allows users to post statuses and tweets from various social networks on Firefox 4 without visiting the websites individually. HootSuite has over 1.5 million users across the world. [TechCrunch]