Twitter appears to have deliberately blocked third-party clients accessing its API. Since Thursday eveningMany of the most popular apps that you can use to bypass Twitter’s proprietary software, such as Tweetbot and Twitterrific didn’t work without official communication from Twitter. Sunday the information Slack’s internal Twitter channels shared messages that suggested the company was aware of the outage and may have contributed to it.
The port saw one message in the channel that company engineers use to triage outages. It said, “Third party application suspensions are intentionally.” An employee of Twitter’s Product Partnerships team asked Friday morning when they would expect a list with “approved talking points,” relating to “three-party clients who have revoked their access.” Everybody The informationA product marketing manager shared the same morning with a colleague that the company had “started work on communications,” but couldn’t give a time frame. The informationHe says he couldn’t figure out why Twitter behaved the way it did.
Engadget reached out to Twitter for comment but they did not respond immediately. You haven’t run a communications department since Elon Musk I started downsizing the company’s workforce. Musk did not tweet about the outage. Developers of Tweetbot and Twitterrific, Fenix and other third-party clients claim that they have not heard from the company. Paul Haddad, Tweetbot’s co-founder, wrote on Twitter Last post Mastodon.
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