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Two-Step Authentication Rolls Out On Twitter.com

Today’s most predictable news: Twitter has finally rolled out two-step authentication.

After another recent round of high-profile hacks, apparently Twitter saw the light. And by “light,” I mean the dead-obvious value of offering users a two-step secure login that’s been available on Google, Facebook, and more platforms for months now.

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Twitter Acquires Scalable Computing Startup Ubalo

Twitter announced yesterday afternoon that it has acquired a little-known scalable computing startup called Ubalo.

Founded in 2011, Palo Alto-based Ubalo simplifies large-scale computing, enabling its users to write just the code they need for analysis or processing without worrying about the complexities of integration and scaling.

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Twitter Delays API Shutdown Until June 11

In March, Twitter announced via its developer blog that its API v1 would officially retire on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

Well, developers are getting a reprieve – Twitter has delayed the API 1 shutdown until June 11.

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Twitter Testing 2-Factor Authentication, Plans To Roll It Out Soon

According to Wired, Twitter is testing two-factor authentication, and plans to roll it out to users “shortly.”

Why? Two-factor verification will drastically decrease the odds of hackers gaining access to Twitter accounts.

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How To Make A Twitter Bot In Five Minutes

Ever see a “bot” automatically (and eerily) answering questions on Twitter and wish you could make one yourself? Guess what? You can!

There’s a Twitter bot that not only answers questions, it shares its source code – so you can copy it and make a creepy little assistant of your very own!

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Twitter IDpocalypse: User IDs Going To Run Out In 2078

In a Twitter announcement earlier this week, developer advocate Arne Roomann-Kurrik told programmers who build apps on top of the service that the company is moving from 32-bit to 64-bit user IDs.

As SFGate picked up on, hidden in the announcement’s web address was a jokey label: Roomann-Kurrik called the situation a “Twitter user IDpocalypse.”

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Twitter’s Certified Products Program Adds New Members, A New Manager And New Verticals

Are you a disgruntled developer who did not fit the new and improved Twitter mold for coveted API access? Maybe you’re still hanging on by a thread, hoping something will change. Or maybe you were cast out like a black cat on Halloween.

Either way, take heart, you red-headed stepchild: there is hope for you yet. Twitter will soon be adding new verticals to its certified products program and that could result in Twitter saying “I choose you!

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Outage Reveals Another Annoying Side To Twitter’s Link Shortener

Did you notice that your t.co links weren’t working Monday night?

Well, they weren’t. For anybody.

Yet another reason to be annoyed with Twitter’s “t.co.”

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Twitter Acquires Video Service; Are Third Party Video Developers In Danger Now Too?

Earlier today, we heard that Twitter was considering building its own video-hosting technology and now we’ve learned they just acquired a video clip company.

Beware, third party video developers. Beware.

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Twitter Offering A New Way To Reach Your Audience: Surveys

Wondering what your audience thinks about X vs Y – or maybe you’re just uncomfortable with promoting a specific tweet or trending topic and want more interaction?

It seems Twitter has you in mind and will soon be offering the ability to survey your audience.

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