HeyBuddy is an indenti.ca only desktop microblogging application that is both nimble, light & designed to be simple to use.
HeyBuddy doesn’t stuff a tray icon in your panel, there are no reams of configuration menus waiting to envelop you just your dents, mentions, replies & room to update your status. The application is fast, responsive and does its intended job admirably.
HeyBuddy does let you reply to your follow-ees dents but beyond that there are no other features to speak of in the stable version.
Due to the simplistic (“minimal” is probably a better word) design of HeyBuddy there are no buttons or menu entries to manually refresh your timeline. I don’t like not having control over the refresh rate, but if you’re laid-back and not intently following the show its probably a boon.
The status update field is very small at only 1 character high and there is no Ubuntu Notification support, either.