Twitter Cuts Off Flow of Data to Linkedin
It's just going to be a one-way street now: LinkedIn status updates will feed to Twitter but not vice versa.
Twitter messages will go down a one-way street on LinkedIn after Twitter shuts off its flow of data to the professional networking site on Friday.
LinkedIn users can still opt to share their status updates written on its website with Twitter, but not the other way around. In an email to users, LinkedIn said Twitter had "evolved its strategy."
"We know that sharing updates from LinkedIn to Twitter is a valuable service for our members," according to the notice. "Moving forward, you will still be able to share updates with your Twitter audience by posting them on LinkedIn."
LinkedIn users can push their content to Twitter by checking a box with Twitter's icon and clicking "share."
The two companies had worked together since 2009. Twitter was oblique about the changes and didn't mention LinkedIn, writing that it did not want developers to mimic its application.
Michael Sippey, a Twitter group product manager, wrote on Friday that the company is developing a platform that would allow applications to run within Twitter messages.
Also under development are features that allow developers to more deeply integrate Twitter into their sites, including "follow" and "tweet" buttons, embeddable tweets and a search widget, he wrote.
"These efforts highlight the increasing importance of us providing the core Twitter consumption experience through a consistent set of products and tools," Sippey wrote.
The Internet of Things is mostly about achieving greater scale, but in the case of an upcoming demonstration project, it will show how electrical grids can work at a smaller scale.
After reporting three years of losses, PC vendor, Acer has revealed a profit boost of 0.5 per cent to $US56.46 million for fiscal 2014 and fourth quarter ending December 31.
Candidates on Hired get upfront information about all of their job options – including salary, culture and job requirements
Cisco Systems released firmware updates for several routers and switches that run its IOS and IOS XE software in order to fix flaws in their autonomic networking infrastructure (ANI) feature.