news\ Aug 28, 2012 at 4:55 pm

Twitter takes credit where credit is due with first party dominance


A bit of Twitter news for you; social media is getting a bit more ambiguous.  Now when you tweet, there won’t be that message at the bottom telling everyone from client you posted from.  So instead of third party devices getting all that free advertising, Twitter is now leaving the device / program you tweet from to remain a mystery.

Will this affect your tweets or Twitter in any direct way?  No.  I feel this is more of a move to give credit to where credit is due.  The iPhone and web client previously made this change earlier.  So basically Twitter is saying ‘game recognize game, and the third party programs are looking unfamiliar.’

Again, this shouldn’t change your personal Twitter use what so ever.  You can still use your non Twitter programs to tweet, they just will no longer be able to get that small advertising out of it.  I can’t blame Twitter for this move – it just makes sense.        


Historian, teacher, writer, gamer, cheat master, and tech guru: follow on Twitter @AndrewC_GZ

Andrew Clouther Human, historian, teacher, writer, reviewer, gamer, League of Pralay, Persona fanboy, and GameZone paragon - no super powers as of yet. Message me on the Twitters: @AndrewC_GZ
Share with your friends
In this article
Related Images
Sonyheadfeat Article_list_6gv2 Article_list_imegoheadphones Article_list_roccat_kone_pure_color Article_list_roccat_kone_xtd See all images
blog comments powered by Disqus