Ryan, that makes total sense.  The TOS is a bit unclear in that matter.
Jesse

On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 10:04 AM, Ryan Sarver <rsar...@twitter.com> wrote:

>
> Hey Jesse, thanks for the question.
>
> The intention here is to stop applications that are posting on the
> user's behalf without an explicit understanding of the action. There
> are some apps that post without the user giving permission each time,
> but the app needs to specify that at some point and the user needs to
> be fully aware of it.
>
> We should never see "Sorry about that last post, app X sent it out
> without me knowing". That can mean different things for different
> applications, but its about setting the expectations properly so users
> are never surprised by what you as an app developer do on their
> behalf. We take user's reputations and voices seriously and all app
> developers should too.
>
> Make sense?
>
> Best, Ryan
>
> On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 6:10 PM, Jesse Stay<jesses...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > This is great news!  Regarding "sending Tweets on a user's behalf", does
> > that refer to DMs as well, and when seeking permission, must it be on a
> > "tweet-by-tweet" basis, or can a user give you permission beforehand to
> have
> > complete control over Tweeting on their behalf?  I'd like to see that
> part
> > clarified more.
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Jesse
> >
> > On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 5:58 PM, Marcel Molina <mar...@twitter.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> To accompany our updated Terms of Service (http://bit.ly/2ZXsyW) we've
> >> posted a draft of the Twitter API rules at
> >> http://twitter.com/apirules. As the subject states, these rules are a
> >> work in progress and feedback is welcome. Please read the TOS
> >> announcement at http://bit.ly/2ZXsyW for some background. We encourage
> >> you to use the "contact us" link at http://twitter.com/apirules with
> >> any feedback you may have.
> >>
> >> --
> >> Marcel Molina
> >> Twitter Platform Team
> >> http://twitter.com/noradio
> >
> >
>

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