Twitterrific 5 for iOS is charming and speedy, but faces an uphill battle

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Since 2011, Twitter has strongly discouraged the creation of Twitter clients and anything that emulates the functionality of its own apps. The already-awkward situation is made more frustrating for developers who can’t add new Twitter features like Cards to its apps, and who face a hard ceiling of 100,000 users for their new apps. Last week, Windows 8 app Tweetro hit the limit Twitter imposed on new clients, and was forced to publish another app called Tweetro+ that isn’t free. At the end of the day, it’s the worst time ever to launch a Twitter app, but that hasn’t stopped several top developers from trying. Tapbots launched Tweetbot for Mac, developer Aaron Ash launched Flurry, and today The Iconfactory launched Twitterrific 5…

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