This story was written by Staci D. Kramer.
Social video start-up Seesmic has acq-hired Twhirl, a desktop client that allows users to connect with text messaging social services like Twitter, Pownce and Jaiku sans browser. Seesmic will use Twhirl to enable video conversations. Twhirl creator Marco Kaiser joining Seesmic. The service will remain free to use.
By Staci D. Kramer