The guidelines were published upon Twitter’s official blog, in which the company's overseer of consumer item, Michael Sippey, wrote:
"Within the coming days we will release edition one.1 of the Twitter API. To help you prepare yourself, we are announcing these modifications right now, before the brand new version from the API is available. Modifications will include:
- Required certification on each and every API endpoint
- A brand new for each-endpoint price-restricting methodology
- Modifications to our Creator Guidelines of the Road, especially around applications that are conventional Twitter clients"
This means developers who create brand new Twitter-based applications are only permitted to possess as much as 100,000 users, while existing software companies with 100,thousand customers will have the opportunity in order to double their own customers before the cap takes over.
Instapaper developer Marco Arment, believes the actual overhaul along with have a negative effect on developers: “This is broad and can chew more services as well as apps compared to you may expect.”
“This is probably the terms that triggered the challenge with LinkedIn, as well as the reason why Flipboard CEO Paul McCue just remaining Twitter’s board.”