Twitter Tweaks API Platform

Twitter has always baffled me. It's value as a way to send short messages to a broad audience is almost unparalleled but the signal to noise ratio makes it challenging to extract value and to have your message heard. But developers who create ways to make the platform more useful will be interested in some new APIs and other changes Twitter has added to the API Platform Roadmap.

Andy Piper, a Developer Advocate at Twitter, announced the changes in a blog post that has just hit the air. Piper says the updated API Platform will streamline how data is accessed and be more scalable as well as adding some new ways to access data from the platform.

The roadmap details what's available today as well as plans for new services that will be introduced in the coming weeks.

If you're involved in developing solutions that work with Twitter, the post is essential reading.


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