Twitter’s broken third-party apps will be the final straw for many users

Several third-party Twitter apps including Tweetbot have been down for days – and a new report suggests that the social network has put customers out of action on purpose. If true, this could be the final insult that sees so many hardcore Twitter users leave for new pastures.

According to some internal Slack messages captured by The Information (Opens in a new tab)However, the continued outages of customer service such as Tweetbot and Twitterific “was deliberate commentary”. While these messages did not explain why Twitter would pull the services, the strong possibility is that they do not help increase ad revenue for the network.

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