Twitter Cracks Down on Automation and Use of Multiple Accounts

Twitter Cracks Down on Automation and Use of Multiple Accounts

Twitter has new rules in place to prevent applications and services from utilizing automation for the purposes of posting spam.

In addition, Twitter is also making changes to its API which will limit users’ ability perform coordinated actions across multiple accounts.

These new guidelines are being put in place, Twitter says, to “stay ahead of malicious activity targeting the crucial conversations taking place on Twitter.”

Here is a look at the specific policies being put in place:

  • An application or service must not permit users to simultaneously post identical or substantially similar content to multiple accounts.
  • An application or service must not…

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