Twitter cancels Chirp meeting for developers amid management transition, company Say late Thursday. The conference was originally scheduled for November 16 in San Francisco. The company’s product strategy has seen multiple executive departures and changes in direction since Elon Musk took over last month. So it’s no surprise that the social network abandoned plans for a conference return after a hiatus of more than a decade.
In a tweet, Twitter’s official account for developer-related announcements said the company is “working hard to make Twitter better for everyone, including developers,” and it may soon share some news on the topic.
Amir Shevat, the company’s head of developer product, didn’t provide any details about the reasons behind the cancellation of the conference, other than tweeting “winds of change” in response to it.
In June, Twitter, led by Parag Agarwal, announced It will bring back the Chirp conference in November. The company also opened Developer competition Showcasing creative use cases for its new v2 API, winners in different categories are priced at $10,000 and get free access to the API’s enterprise tier for one year.It said that while the meeting would no longer take place, the social network would still announce winner of the competition.
twitter first Host Chirp in 2010 But the event was abandoned the following year.Although the platform has strenuous relation Over the past decade, it has worked with developers to try to win back the community by new show and Updated API. More importantly, the company opened API access to academic researchers last year.
Earlier this year, it Launched a program called Twitter Toolbox, which highlights some third-party applications.At the time, Shevat also said the company was open to exploring a similar model Twitter’s own app store.
Twitter launched last week New endpoint for bootstrap messages via v2 API This enables third-party applications to provide users with a better DM experience.
It’s unclear what Twitter for developers would look like in the Musk era. The Tesla CEO has repeatedly said that Twitter is engineering-led, so developers want them to have better access to the company’s tools.
There will be some questions about what happens to products like Tweetdeck.company Started testing the new version last year and want to make it a paid product.Earlier this year, the survey results Applied Researcher Jane Manchun Wong Suggest Twitter may allow access to Tweetdeck through its Twitter Blue program.But since Musk is Overhauling subscription plans For the most part, there’s no certainty that Tweetdeck will have a place there.