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UberTwitter and Twidroyd already fixed, promised back soon

updated 04:55 pm EST, Fri February 18, 2011

UberTwitter and Twidroyd already getting fixed

In an unusually quick turnaround, UberMedia chief Bill Gross said Friday afternoon that his company had already made the changes to UberTwitter and Twidroyd needed to put an end to the practices that led to the Twitter ban. UberTwitter is now expected to become UberSocial, while both apps will avoid manipulating users' own updates and should resolve the privacy problems with direct messages that break the usual 140-character limit.

The change should take effect as soon as Twitter reenables the API for the respective apps and updated versions of both apps are available in Android Market, the App Store and BlackBerry App World.

Such a quick change is unusual given Twitter's justification for the ban. It said it had been talking to UberMedia since April of last year about changes and so would have been at an impasse for almost a year. The much quicker reaction to a ban would suggest that UberMedia only took action when the apps themselves were in danger.




by MacNN Staff

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  1. nowwhatareyoulookingat

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Really?

    They will only "avoid manipulating users' own updates"? Why not just go with "will not manipulate users' own updates"?

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