Announcements


New subscription and Tweet volume metrics in the premium API dashboard (4)

For those of you using our premium APIs, we’re introducing new usage metrics to the developer portal dashboard. Introducing subscription usage for the premium Account Activity API After launching our premium Account Ac…

New POST endpoint rate limit enforcement begins today (3)

Today we began enforcing new default app-level rate limits for common POST endpoints. As a reminder, in July we announced changes to increase accountability on our developer platform and reduce the distribution of spam …

Upcoming: POST endpoint rate limit enforcement on October 22nd (3)

Reminder: In July, we announced that we are making changes to increase accountability on our developer platform and reduce the distribution of spam through our APIs. We will be enforcing new default app-level rate limits…

Details on the Account Activity API bug (5)

Developers who accessed the Account Activity API between May 2017 and September 10, 2018 may have been affected by the bug described in this post.

SummaryAny developer who received data they should not have received is …

New authorization endpoint: /1.1/oauth/invalidate_token.json (3)

Today, we launched a new authorization endpoint for developers. This endpoint allows developers to programmatically invalidate authorized users’ access_tokens, essentially ‘revoking’ their own apps authorization for the …

Direct Message API - Change to how apps can access images sent in Direct Messages (3)

As part of our continuing efforts to strengthen the security of our systems, today we implemented a change to how apps can access images sent in Direct Messages through our API. Due to the potential sensitivity of the pr…

Update: POST endpoint rate limit enforcement moving from September 10th to October 22nd (3)

In July, we announced that we are making changes to increase accountability on our developer platform and reduce the distribution of spam through our APIs. At the time, we shared that on September 10th, we would enforce …

Twitter for Educators: New guide for educators who are teaching with Twitter APIs (3)

This afternoon, we published a new playbook for educators working with our Twitter APIs in their classrooms. We recently introduced a new way for all developers to request access to Twitter’s APIs to increase accountabil…

New update to the Twitter-Text library: Emoji character count (2)
Deprecating widget settings (4)
How to ensure continued elevated POST access after September 10th (4)
Retiring Site Streams, User Streams, and legacy Direct Message APIs (3)
Details and what to expect from the API deprecations this week on August 16, 2018 (3)
Update for those awaiting developer account approval (4)
Update: The developer account application queue continues to grow (3)
Keeping things safe - new requirements affecting developers (3)
Reminder: Site Streams, User Streams, and legacy DM endpoints will be sunset August 16th (4)
App creation and management now available in the developer portal (1)
Testing out Callback URL whitelisting ahead of launch (3)
Adding Delete events to the Account Activity API (2)
Upcoming changes to the developer platform (4)
Building on Site Streams, User Streams or Direct Messages? Action required to preserve and prevent disruption to your Twitter integration (4)
Updating how URLs are rendered in the Quote Tweet payload (2)
Action REQUIRED - Sign in with Twitter users must whitelist callback URLs (3)
Updating how embedded video works for web (2)
Discontinuing Support for Twitter Kit SDK (2)
Simplifying the approval process for Player cards (2)
Twitter developers, we’d like your help (3)
Update on Twitter for Websites IE9 and IE10 Browser Support (3)
Improvements to Direct Message Rate Limiting (2)