Twitter delays API overhaul that could change how third-party apps operate

From TechCrunch - April 6, 2018

After a bit of a hubbub among developers this morning who were pissed that in a few months their third-party Twitter apps could lose essential functionality, Twitterannounced that they would be delaying the sunset of certain APIs in an effort to make sure developers have enough time to make changes.

The current date the APIs were set to retire was June 19, and developers of apps like Twitterrific, Tweetbot and Tweetings were getting understandably antsy because third-party devs hadnt been granted access to the new Account Activity API that Twitter announced last year.

No details on how long this delay will last, though a Twitter spokesperson tells TechCrunch that todays announcement was meant to ensure devs have enough time to migrate to the new API.


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