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Posts Tagged ‘third party app’

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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When Apps Go Bad: Another Reason Not To Allow Any Old App Access To Your Twitter

When you click a link in spam direct messages, you put your Twitter at risk (of sending others the same spam direct messages). But you know this already because you read our previous post, so you don’t do that anymore.

And there’s another way you’re putting your Twitter – and your reputation – at risk: By allowing any ‘ol third party app access to your Twitter, just so you can sign in to various platforms with one click.

But what happens when apps go bad and start tweeting lies on from your account?

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