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Twitter takes on third-party developers with strict new rules

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Twitter has released details of its long-hinted crackdown on third-party apps that mimic the "mainstream Twitter consumer client experience" in a blog post that sparked both confusion and outrage. In the announcement, Twitter said that developers have six months to bring their apps into compliance with the opaque new API, but left many questions unanswered. While some developers are working closely with Twitter to follow these new rules, other third-party services like Tumblr are speaking out against the new restrictions. Stay on top of this developing situation right here.