Ad revenue must be down bad.
Starting February 9, we will no longer support free access to the Twitter API, both v2 and v1.1. A paid basic tier will be available instead 🧵Show this thread
my guess is it’s more about raising the friction to make bots
Yeah, free API is being abused badly right now by bot scammers & opinion manipulators. There’s no verification process or cost, so easy to spin up 100k bots to do bad things. Just ~$100/month for API access with ID verification will clean things up greatly.
Do it! Twitter has been improved greatly by whatever you did to deboost the Woke Propaganda bots and human Woke Knight Trolls. I love how they're hidden behind "Click here for more" where they can tweet "Define Woke" all day long and no one sees it. Woke Mind Virus―deboosted
Feb 2, 2023 · 10:37 PM UTC