Twitter has officially banned apps like Tweetbot and Twitterrific that allow users to access and post tweets outside of Twitter’s own app and web site. The ban, buried in an update to Twitter’s developer agreement on Thursday, came a week after the apps stopped working, with no public explanation from the company. The developer agreement said third-party clients that “create or attempt to...
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The Heir Who Wants to Be Mayor
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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