Selected articles for 2012-08-24

(or Don’t relay on a free third-party API as the core asset of your business model.)

First reactions

Twitter’s API Changes (Ben Brooks), Twitter to Client Developers: Drop Dead (John Gruber), Interpreting some of Twitter’s API changes (Marco Arment). Podcasts: Build and Analyze: Quadrants, Hypercritical: Channels of control.

What developers of twitter clients said some days after the announcement

Twitter cuts off Tumblr “find friends” access

(or We look forward to creating new ways for developers to not only build applications using data and content from Twitter1).

Two Twitter replacement initiatives, with different approaches


  1. From the Twitter API 1.1 changes announcement
book-publishing twitter

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