Twitter: Firehose for All and Chirp Official Developer Conference

[LeWeb] Ryan Sarver, Director of Platform, Twitter made a few interesting announcements this morning: – 50,000 applications have been developed using the Twitter APIs – Firehose will be available to all in Q1 2010, allowing any developer to get access to the Twitter data stream. – A new website for developers, coming in a few weeks – For those using oAuth (an open protocol to allow secure API authorization in a simple and standard method from desktop and web application), the rate limit is now increased by 10x, there will be an API for browser-less applications and oAuth depreciation is coming in June 2010. – Chirp will be the official Twitter developer conference hosted by Twitter in San Francisco in 2010, more info at chirp.twitter.com

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