Twidroyd And UberTwitter Restored After Various Twitter API Violations

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ubermedia logoUberMedia apps Ubersocial (previously known as UberTwitter) and Twidroyd are back online today after nearly two days of no Twitter access due to various violations.

A Twitter rep told Mashable that the programs were banned from the company’s API for “multiple violations” which included, but were not limited to “a privacy issue with direct messages longer than 140 characters, trademark infringement and changing the content of users’ tweets to make money.”

After UberMedia fixed issues with their program CEO Bill Gross tweeted:

“Happy to say that UberSocial and Twidroyd are back online.”

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Twitter Ad Client Tweetup Purchases Popurls and Twidroid


TweetUpTweetUp today announced the acquisition of popular Android app Twidroid and RSS news aggregator Popurls.

For those unfamiliar with Popurls, the service hand picks top technology RSS feeds from services that include Digg, Reddit and various popular tech blogs. The service has developed a “cult like” following in the technological sector.

By pairing Twidroid and Popurls Tweeup hopes to find a solution which will provide  an outlet to capture the thoughts of the “world’s best tweeters.” [Read more…]