Twitter’s broken third-party apps will be the last straw for many users

Twitter’s broken third-party apps will be the last straw for many users

Twitter’s broken third-party apps will be the last straw for many users

Many third-party Twitter apps, including Tweetbot, have been unavailable for days – and a new report suggests the social media network has intentionally suspended customers. If true, this could be the latest insult that will see a significant number of hardcore Twitter users leave for new pastures.

According to some internal Slack messages retrieved by The Information (opens in a new tab), the continued outage of clients like Tweetbot and Twitterific “was an intentional suspension”. Although these messages do not specify why Twitter is disconnecting the services, a strong possibility is that they are not helping to generate advertising revenue on the network.

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