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Twitter finally details new API, screws third-party apps - again

6 monthes ago   |   By Android Central

Twitter has finally announced details for it's new Account Activity API, which replaces the Streaming API third-party clients have relied on up until now - and the news isn't good.
Today we're excited to announce the general availability of Account Activity API. Now developers can get started for free, upgrade to premium as they scale, and move to enterprise when they need even more subscriptions or enterprise functionality. - Twitter Dev May 16, 2018
This API suits Twitters goal of feeding analytics and entertainment products, but it's a heavy blow to developers of third-part Twitter apps...
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Twitter delays the shutdown of legacy notification APIs until August

Twitter delays the shutdown of legacy notification APIs until August

6 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

Last year, Twitter announced that it would be replacing its Site Streams, User Streams and Direct Message endpoints with its new Account Activity API - a move that some noted would impact features like push notifications and automatic refresh in thi...
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Twitter delays shutdown of legacy APIs by 3 months as it launches a replacement

Twitter delays shutdown of legacy APIs by 3 months as it launches a replacement

6 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Twitter is giving developers more time to adjust to its API platform overhaul, which has affected some apps ‘ ability to continue operating in the same fashion. The company clarified this morning, along with news of the general availability of its Account Activity API , that it will be delaying the shutdown of some of its legacy APIs by three months' time. That is, APIs originally slated for a June 19, 2018 shutdown - including Site Streams, User Streams, and legacy Direct Message Endpoints - will now be deprecated on Wednesday, August 16, 2018.
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