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Add Offerpop To Your List Of Twitter Certified Partners

Twitter launched its certified products program last August with the goal of bringing “some of the most innovative products and services from Twitter developers to businesses and organizations that need them most.”

This came after throwing a slew of third party developers to the wolves like discarded medieval scraps, so the move was met with muted enthusiasm.

But for those lucky few to be initially selected, it was (and still is) a time to of plenty. And you can now add Offerpop to that list of winning products. You’ll be happy you did.

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Twitter Competitor ADN Now Allowing Anyone To Join For Free

Twitter competitor App.net (ADN) has progressed from a paid members-only platform to a freemium model (a few months ago), with free accounts available only to those invited by paying members.

And now it announced it is allowing anyone to join with an App.net Passport account.

Is the next step a free toaster with every sign up?

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Twitter Cuts Ribbon App Shortly After Launch; CEO Goes On Offensive To Competitors’ Delight

What would you do if you launched an app capable of processing payments without ever leaving Twitter and it was immediately shut down by Twitter?

Well, if you were the CEO of Ribbon, you’d tell the world about it and make Twitter (collectively speaking) look like a jerk.

And if you were the CEO of Chirpify, a Twitter payment processing competitor, you’d likely grin from ear to ear over this decision.

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Twitter Schedules Another Blackout Test For API Holdouts

If you didn’t participate in Twitter’s blackout test last month, please get out your calendar and be sure to take part in this one – or you may find yourself on our API death watch series, or worse – the Twit list.

You’ve been warned.

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Latest API Casualty: TwitCleaner Quits Twitter

This continues our Twitter API Death Watch series.

As the death toll continues to rise, we bring you its latest casualty: TwitCleaner.

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Twitter Scheduling Blackout Tests To Prepare Developers For API Retirement

Developers take note: If you’ve yet to prep your app for transition (or destruction) once Twitter’s API v1 retires next month, now is the time.

Twitter is helping your prepare for its new and improved API by scheduling “blackout tests” that will show you how your app will look once they flip the switch.

These tests should also be helpful for those developers struggling with the 7 stages of grief. Seeing your app konk out will slingshot you from denial to acceptance in snap, because you’ll realize you have no choice.

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Another Tweet-Powered App Bites The Dust

And we have another third party developer to add to our Twitter API Death Watch – Birdsong. Yes, Birdsong just sang its swan song.

But are Twitter’s new API restrictions to blame?

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Developers Hitting Twitter API Wall – Hard

Third-party app developers have been hitting that Twitter API wall – hard.

And it has given rise to a new post category here at AllTwitter: the Twitter API Limit Death Watch.

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Third Party Developer Fights Back; Wins Restraining Order Against Twitter

You knew it was coming – you knew someone big was going to get ticked at Twitter’s new API restrictions and take action, but did you ever expect it would take the form of a restraining order? Or that the developer would, at least temporarily, win?

PeopleBrowsr’s court action against Twitter today may seem suicidal (because it kind of is), but is that a bell tolling in the distance? Not for PeopleBrowsr or third party developers though – for Twitter.

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