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tweetdeck-logoTweetDeck , a desktop application for organizing messages from microblogging service Twitter, has raised $2 million in a new round of funding. The investment was revealed in a comment made by angel investor John Borthwick at TechCrunch’s Real-Time Stream CrunchUp in Redwood City, Calif.

By dividing Twitter’s stream of messages into different groups and columns, the UK-based company wants to help sort through the barrage of tweets that many Twitter users have to deal with. Built on AIR, Adobe’s platform for desktop applications that also connect to the web, Tweet Deck seems to be the most popular of the Twitter desktop apps (competing software includes Seesmic Desktop, formerly called Twhirl). It also recently released an iPhone version.

TweetDeck previously raised an angel round of about $300,000. Borthwick doesn’t appear to have named the investors in the new round, so I’ve emailed TweetDeck to find out more.


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