Seesmic, which makes Twitter and Facebook access apps, is buying Ping.fm, a service for updating multiple social services at the same time. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed. Ping co-founders Adam Duffy and Sean McCullough are joining Seesmic and will begin work on integrating their service into the Seesmic clients, said Seesmic CEO Loic Le Meur.
I covered the complexity and confusion of dealing with multiple personal networks in September 2008. A year and a bit later, there's been some consolidation of the players, but the game is still confusing: Pownce and Kwippy are gone, for … Read more