Tweetbot Removes Timeline Streaming, Activity and Stats Tab, and Push Notifications for Some Features Ahead of Twitter Changes

Ahead of upcoming Twitter adjustments set to be carried out the following day, Tapbots has launched an up to date model of its Tweetbot app for iOS units, which gets rid of a number of options.

Timeline streaming over WiFi has been disabled, and inside the iOS app, timelines will refresh each and every one to two mins as a substitute. We’ve been the use of them Tweetbot for iOS app in a beta capability with those adjustments carried out, and whilst it is not an enormous exchange, the extend is noticeable.


Push notifications for Mentions and Direct Messages also are behind schedule via a couple of mins, and push notifications for likes, retweets, follows, and quotes had been disabled. Tapbots says it’s, then again, investigating re-adding some of those push notifications one day.

The Activity and Stats tabs had been got rid of from the app, and since the Apple Watch app used to be closely depending on Activity knowledge, it too has been eradicated.

Tapbots says that it’s sorry that the adjustments should be carried out, nevertheless it Twitter has made up our minds to do away with positive options supplied to third-party apps with out offering possible choices.

On August 16th Twitter will disable portions of their public interface that we use in Tweetbot. Because Twitter has selected to not supply possible choices to those interfaces we now have been pressured to disable or degrade positive options. We’re sorry about this, however sadly that is utterly out of our keep an eye on.

Other third-party Twitter shoppers, corresponding to Twitterrific, have additionally had to take away the similar options which were disabled in Tweetbot as a result of of Twitter’s new boundaries on third-party apps.

Twitter is requiring Twitter shoppers to pay for Premium or Enterprise accounts to get admission to positive options, and timeline streaming has been deprecated totally.

Tapbots has now not but up to date Tweetbot for Mac, however adjustments must be coming to the Mac app quickly as smartly.

Tweetbot for iOS will also be downloaded from the App Store for $4.99. [Direct Link]

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