Did Twitter just cut off its entire face to spite its nose? On Friday, the company put up eviction notices for third-party apps that mimic tools and services that Twitter provides. But some of those apps are far superior to Twitter’s offerings. In a blog post with the headline “Delivering a consistent Twitter experience,” the company gave a stern warning to developers who build applications on the Twitter platform. ”We’re building tools for publishers and investing more and more in our own apps to ensure that you have a great experience everywhere you experience Twitter,” wrote Michael Sippey, Twitter’s director of product. “No matter what device you’re using.” Read the full story at The New York Times blogs.
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Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).