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Tweeters no Longer Able to Automatically Post Tweets To Facebook

Facebook has deprecated its Publish actions permissions from its API

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Tweeters unable to automatically save tweets to facebook. Pixabay
Tweeters unable to automatically save tweets to facebook. Pixabay

With Facebook cutting off access to its API platform for hundreds of thousands of apps, Twitter users are no longer able to tweet and retweet automatically on their connected Facebook accounts.

Facebook has deprecated its Publish actions permissions from its API — a feature that allowed apps to publish posts on the social media platform as the logged-in user.

Ime Archibong, Vice President of Product Partnerships at Facebook, said all apps using the Facebook Platform APIs would need to go through a more comprehensive review to better protect people’s Facebook information.

The deadline was August 1 to submit for review for all existing apps.

Tweets unable to be saved automatically to Facebook. Pixabay
Tweets unable to be saved automatically to Facebook. Pixabay

“As a result, we are cutting off API access for hundreds of thousands of inactive apps that have not submitted for our app review process,” said Archibong.

Twitter’s support team tweeted on Thursday after users reported they were not able to post publish tweets on Facebook.

“We’ve learned that Tweets and Retweets will no longer automatically post to connected Facebook accounts due to a recent Facebook update,” said Twitter Support.

“Don’t worry, you have other ways to share a Tweet,” it added.

“According to Facebook, anyone wanting to have Twitter content automatically post to Facebook has the option to use Facebook’s Share dialogs for web, iOS and Android,” said marketingland.com.

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“You have the option to share via Direct Message with your followers, or through an SMS or email to your contacts from your phone’s address book,” said Twitter Support page. (IANS)

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Social Media Giant Facebook Hiring Experts For its Blockchain Division

Last week, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted that he was hiring Bitcoin developers for his payments company, Square

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Social-networking giant Facebook is seeking executives to work in its secretive Blockchain division and to work on the company’s own blockchain applications and cryptocurrency.

Facebook has listed 22 vacancies on its Careers page for the division including openings for lead commercial counsel, product manager, finance analyst, data engineer and threat investigator among others.

The listings suggests that Facebook is particularly focused on recruiting experts in marketing, interface design, product management, software engineering, and legal fields concerning Blockchain.

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The company already has a team of 50 people working discreetly in a secretive corner of its Menlo Park head office, The Next Web reported on Monday.

“If Facebook’s blockchain hiring spree continues, its team could be in the hundreds before the end of the year” the report said.

Also Read- Tech Giant Google Letting Android Users Create Events on Maps

Lately, several companies have been looking to add new streams of revenue to their business models and Blockchain has emerged as a popular choice to boost businesses.

Last week, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted that he was hiring Bitcoin developers for his payments company, Square. (IANS)