Why is it so surprising that Twitter has decided to take care of their business and protect their interests. All companies do it…quite frankly if they are not going to watch out for it who will? I think of myself as a business owner and its my goal to make money and provide something of value for it, as it is for all businesses. Right? MG Siegler of TechCrunch has written a great article about Twitter and its recent changes.
First of all, Twitter did not block these apps because they hate them. Both applications are a significant part of Twitter???s ecosystem and give them more of what they ultimately really value: data. But the fact of the matter is that UberMedia has gotten too close to the territory that Twitter must protect: monetization. They don???t hate UberMedia, it???s business.