Seattle-based Gist has rolled out an upgrade to the firm's email information service, according to an email from the firm's founder, T.A. McCann to users. According to the firm, which was incubated out of Vulcan Capital, the firm has updated the service's look and feel, added Facebook Connect integration, new Twitter integration, news searching, and other updates. Among other updates to the service: a new way to filter contacts in the services List Pages; better auto-merge of contact and company profiles; ability to see people's Twitter updates without following them; and an updated desktop application. Gist operates an email information service which puts information about email contacts--including online profiles, related news, and other relevant information--next to email messages from those people.