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2012-09-07

Twitter has become old media

Quoting “Twitter is old media” by O’Reilly’s Edd Dumbill:
[...] Twitter are switching off any kind of anonymous access to their API, restricting it to OAuth-identified server-to-server requests. Overnight, Twitter are no longer a platform. They're a media company with carefully monitored access agreements.
Similar to newspapers, cable TV companies, etc.

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