Twitter has been tweaking the feed for quite some time, what has usually resulted in less-than-stellar reactions from users.
Twitter wants to make conversations on the platform more meaningful, and apparently one way to do that is to take away some of the more potentially distracting elements of the design.
Twitter wants to make the platform an easier place to have conversations, and not necessarily just be a firehose for things that are happening around the globe.
After it officially announced its “Gather Round” event, which will more than likely reveal the iPhone XS, the iPhone XS Max, and the 6.1-inch iPhone with an LCD display, the company also confirmed it would be live streaming the event as usual.
Twitter Talks About Its Decision to Hinder Third-Party Apps in a Blog Post and Leaked Internal Email
In April of this year, Twitter announced that it was making changes to its available APIs, which meant that third-party apps would be impacted the most in a handful of ways.
Back in April, Twitter confirmed that it was making some vast, sweeping changes to its APIs, and, as a result, third-party apps would have to remove or degrade their features.
Back in April, it was reported that Twitter, one of the largest social networks on the planet, was planning on implementing changes that would basically remove plenty of oft-used features in third-party apps.
Twitter is one of the most popular social platforms in the wild, and it’s designed to not only keep people connected, but also offer a means to stay aware of real-time events as they happen.
The tool that Twitter users to mask passwords for its users was recently bypassed, but it sounds like any major fallout was avoided.