IFTTT disables Twitter Triggers in response to Twitter’s new third-party app policies


In response to recent changes in Twitter’s increasingly stringent third-party app policies, web service IFTTT is removing all Twitter “triggers,” which let set up “recipes” to automatically push favorited tweets to Evernote, or crosspost tweets to Google+. In an email to users today, IFTTT CEO Linden Tibetts specifically called out Twitter’s new policy of “disallow uploading Twitter content to a cloud-based service” (Section 4A under heading I) that provoked a change. Additionally, IFTTT’s quite useful ability to archive your tweets in a plain text file does not abide by Twitter’s revised Developer Display Requirements, which mandate that tweets always look like tweets.

The Twitter triggers will be removed on September 27th. Here’s the…

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