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All posts tagged "UberSocial"

  • Twitter and Ubermedia to fight it out over TweetDeck?

    Recent news on the business front of Twitter has been focused on monetisation. Twitter’s monetisation seems synonymous with Ubermedia. In a Wall Street Journal report, which further inflames “low-level war” between UberMedia and Twitter, sources say that the microblogging site has been engaged in “advanced talks” to buy the popular TweetDeck platform for US$50-million. These rumours of “low-level war” between Twitter and Ubermedia — the owner of three of the biggest...

  • Twitter’s future with third party apps

    February’s shutdown of three UberMedia owned Twitter platforms, most famously UberTwitter now named UberSocial, for “Terms of Service violations,” was seen by many as an attempt to force users onto Twitter’s official BlackBerry application — Twitter for BlackBerry. A move that essentially suggested that Twitter would maximise current or future advertising revenues. A post by Ryan Sarver, Twitter Head of Platform & API, on the future of the company, third party clients and their developers, also unveiled tightened Terms of Service. This caused further accusations of deviousness to be lobbed at Twitter. Much of this reaction was a result of...

  • Twitter officials agree to new UberSocial

    Twitter late Sunday night announced it has reactivated UberMedia‘s access to its API. This reactivation follows the block of Friday night when Twitter revoked the Pasadena-based company’s access citing violations of its terms and conditions. Specifically relating to privacy, monetization and trademark violations. The popular Blackberry app, UberTwitter, is now officially known as UberSocial while the Android app twidroyd will make no name changes. Both apps have complied with Twitter’s requests to correct the violations. The mircoblogging site’s support team posted a message to users informing them of the developments: “We’ve given the developers of twidroyd and UberSocial for Blackberry (formerly...