Twitter is now giving its users more control and clarity over what information third-party apps are allowed to access.
As defined in a recent blog, third-party apps are those that "automatically share your tweets on other networks, connect you to players on gaming platforms, or instantly tweet whenever you update your blog."
Common examples include third-party Twitter apps such as TweetBot, TweetDeck, and Twitterific. But they can include any Web site or service that taps into your tweets.
Such third-party apps need your permission to access certain information about your account. But in an effort to be more … Read more