Twitter removes source app names from tweets

From CNET:

Twitter is serious about making its own interface the focus of a user’s experience, as evidenced by the company’s removal of the names of apps used to send tweets from the tweets themselves.

This essentially hides the branding of apps consumers use to tweets to the Twitter stream. For example, if you send the tweet using Hootsuite or Seesmic, the name of those apps used to appear in the expanded Twitter information.

It may be a small change, but it seems like a message to developers that Twitter wants its space to be its own; no free advertising for another company that competes with its user experience.

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