Twitter Stops Letting Companies Provide User Data

/// Twitter Stops Letting Companies Provide User Data

July 14, 2014  |  Blog

If you’re worried about companies using Twitter to collect information from users, Business Insider might ease your mind. It reported that Twitter recently shut down such companies.

The article stated, “We don’t know why Twitter has begun culling developers from its API, but one theory might be that it has nothing to do with wanting to restrict who sees user data. Rather, Twitter has been slowly building a very nice data business of its own, which will probably book $100 million in revenue this year. The company may simply have decided it is time to end the free ride for developers who give away for free what Twitter would rather charge for.”

You can read more about this decision at Business Insider. 

Image credit: Spencer E Holtaway 

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