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New Twitter Developer Labs release: metrics endpoint

@Aurelia wrote: Today, we’re excited to announce that a new metrics endpoint is available in Twitter Developer Labs. Following the launch of GET /tweets and GET /users, GET /tweets/metrics/private is now available for developers to experiment with surfacing metrics on owned/authorized Tweets and media. You can now quickly and programmatically understand the scale and impact […]

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Updates to app permissions: Direct Message write permission change

@happycamper wrote: We have made a change to require “Read, Write, and Direct Messages” app permission (RW+DM) for applications to create Direct Messages. Previously, the “Read and Write” app permission (RW) allowed write access for Direct Messages, along with other write actions like sending and liking Tweets, following users, and updating Lists on behalf of […]

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Update to Twitter Developer Labs

@tony wrote: We are announcing an update to Twitter Developer Labs to include a User’s pinned Tweet. GET /users expansion for pinned Tweet We’re excited to announce that we’re delivering a long-requested feature: the ability to return a user’s pinned Tweet from within the user object expansion. “includes”: { “tweets”: [ { “id”: “1138505981460193280”, “created_at”: […]

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Update to Twitter Developer Labs

@tony wrote: We are announcing an update to Twitter Developer Labs with some exciting new features, including Quote Tweet counts metadata, and a new GET /users object expansion for the user’s most recent Tweet. Quote Tweet counts For the first time ever, developers can use the new Labs endpoints to retrieve the number of times […]

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New release: Account Activity API endpoint

@tony wrote: We are announcing the launch of the new premium and enterprise Account Activity API endpoints to deactivate user subscriptions using application-only OAuth. These endpoints deactivate a user subscription for the specified webhook and user id. After deactivation, all events for the previously subscribed user will no longer be sent to the webhook URL. […]

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Mentions and user timeline request limit goes into effect today

@johnd wrote: Beginning at 10:00 am PDT today, we are enforcing a new limit of 100,000 requests per day to the v1.1 /statuses/mentions_timeline and /statuses/user_timeline endpoints. As a reminder, we announced this change back in March with a forum post and blog post outlining reasons for the change, and recommended steps that impacted developers should […]

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Recent Tweet compose update might affect some geo use cases

@LeBraat wrote: On 6/18, we made a change to the Tweet composer on both iOS and Android that removes the option to add precise location when geotagging a Tweet. People will still be able to add geotags by selecting a place or point of interest (aka Twitter Places) and the possibility to add precise location […]

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Twitter Developer Labs is open to all developers

@i_am_daniele wrote: Following our initial announcement, we’re excited to share that Twitter Developer Labs is now available to all developers! Twitter Developer Labs is a new program to let developers test new API endpoints and share feedback as we build the new generation of the Twitter API. Since the endpoints we will release in Labs […]

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Removing support for legacy TLS versions (1.0/1.1) on Twitter

@andypiper wrote: Twitter is committed to ensuring the security and privacy of our users, services, and our developers. Since the removal of SSL support in 2014, the Twitter API has required a minimum of TLS 1.0 for all incoming connections. Both TLS 1.0 and 1.1 are now significantly outdated, having been superseded by TLS 1.2 […]

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Reminder: mentions_timeline and user_timeline rate limit changes take effect June 19th

@johnd wrote: As a reminder, on June 19th, 2019 we will begin limiting total GET requests to the /statuses/mentions_timeline and /statuses/user_timeline endpoints to 100,000 requests per day (per app). To learn more about this change and how to mitigate potential impact, please review the detailed forum post. For any other questions, please post them in […]

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