Why are third parties important in the Twitter ecosystem?
Let Twitterrific count the ways:
- First use of “tweet” to describe an update (see page 86 of Dom Sagolla’s book.)
- First use of a bird icon.
- First native client on Macintosh.
- First character counter as you type.
- First to support replies and conversations (in collaboration with Twitter engineering.)
- First native client on iPhone.
Updated January 19th, 2023:
7. First app to leave the App Store.