Twitter cuts off Politwoops, making it harder to catch political gaffes



The tracking of social media’s most damning digital evidence of media gaffes, the deleted tweet, just suffered a major setback as Politwoops has been cut off by Twitter

Politwoops, which bills itself as "the only comprehensive collection of deleted tweets by U.S. politicians that offers a window into what they hoped you didn’t see," no longer has access to Twitter’s API, effectively crippling its ability to automatically track and then expose deleted tweets.

Launched in 2012 by the Sunlight Foundation, a nonprofit organization designed to make politicians more accountable to the public, Politwoops posted a message on Friday notifying users that its service was experiencing problems Read more…

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via Mashable


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