Twitter to Cease Development of Twitter for Mac?

Posted September 7, 2012 at 12:43am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 5733 views

Twitter has reportedly decided to stop development of its Twitter for Mac client, reports MG Siegler.

Word is that Twitter made the call today: Twitter for Mac is done. They won't kill it outright, but no further updates. Goodbye, old friend.

One more thing: had heard whispers of Retina (pretty easy to update) not sure if that made the cut before decision or not.

This move seems strange as Twitter has been instituting new rules making it harder for third party developers to built client applications for its platform.

No official work from Twitter yet. You can download Twitter for Mac from the App Store for free.

Download [via MG Siegler] [via TechCrunch]




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NoGoodNick - September 7, 2012 at 3:07pm
Twitter thinks it has too many customers and wants to limit it's fans. It's afraid of the 'Facebook effect', when people eventually realize a company has no real earnings potential.
PaulMOGG - September 7, 2012 at 9:38am
No more twitter for Mac ? They must be mad - and why no more ? Duh oh well guess there will be something totally better than twitter coming very soon !
Timmy O-Toole - September 7, 2012 at 12:52am
if that's the case, Twitter can go and get fucked then. https://join.app.net
Russell - September 7, 2012 at 5:35am
Is little Timmy upset that he can't twit from his computer. Aww poor baby.
russellisafucker - September 7, 2012 at 11:59am
Russell you twit..it's TWEET not twit
Turd burglar - September 8, 2012 at 8:42am
Stupid twat
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