This error message means that the application name has indeed already been registered. The Twitter username and application name spaces are separate. We don't have a public directory of all registered applications, but if you own the registered trademark for the application you're trying to register, we can help you out. Check out http://support.twitter.com/articles/328848 for more information.
Brian Sutorius Twitter API Policy On Jan 7, 10:18 am, Jim <jimk...@gmail.com> wrote: > When you try to give your app a name at dev.twitter.com and get the > "this name is already taken" message does this mean that there's > already an app with that name? Or a Twitter user with that name? > > And does the app name have to be unique across the sets of both > usernames and app names? > > Finally, is there any way to find out if a taken app name is actually > being used? I tried Googling for my taken app name and can't find a > Twitter app by that name. -- Twitter developer documentation and resources: http://dev.twitter.com/doc API updates via Twitter: http://twitter.com/twitterapi Issues/Enhancements Tracker: http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list Change your membership to this group: http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk