Twitter revealed in a new tweet from its developers account that it will end free API access on February 9 — one week from now. Soon, a brand-new paid basic tier will be accessible.
Every year, Twitter loses money, and Elon Musk and his colleagues are working feverishly to prevent the social media platform from going out of business. As a result, in order to improve the platform’s revenue stream, some functionalities will need to be subscribed to the free API access for developers is the most recent feature to suffer.
Developers and businesses who use Twitter’s APIs will start paying a monthly charge on February 9 in order to access the data. The firm claims in one of its tweets that it is committed to continuing its partnership with organizations who use the website’s APIs and also enabling faster and more thorough access in the future because Twitter has one of the largest and most potent data collections available.
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