Tuesday, January 22, 2013 | By Arne Rಠ_ಠmann-Kurrik (@kurrik) [14:49 UTC]
Every entity represented in Twitter’s API has an ID associated with it. As we allocate larger and larger numbers for these IDs, the space required to store them must grow in turn. For example, we migrated Tweet IDs from 32-bit to 64-bit integers back in 2009, then did the same for direct message IDs in 2011. We expect to start allocating user IDs in a 64-bit integer space sometime this year. Update: This change is happening on October 21, 2013.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 | By Jason Costa (@jasoncosta) [09:54 UTC]
Embedded Tweets make it easy for publishers and developers to use Tweets in their content, and today we’re excited to share a number of updates that make the product better and easier to use. Embedded Tweets now load faster, have full support for Twitter Cards, and include live Retweet and Favorite counts. Additionally, you now have the ability to embed Tweets using the “more” menu from every Tweet on twitter.com and TweetDeck. Read more...
Today, we’re expanding the program by adding nine members that address challenges we continue to hear often from publishers and brands, particularly around engagement and analytics. The primary reasons we’re working with these partners are: