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What Twitter apps closed down?

Here at EverythingTwitter we have reviewed hundreds of apps. Well many of them come and go. Some got bought. Others closed shop when APIs changed. And some just lost the interest or funds of the developer.

One good way to keep up with your own privacy, and see what has closed, is to view your list of approved apps in your Twitter profile.  You should see the below after you log in.

Twitter_app_permissions

Ours were always huge since we test everything.  So here is a bunch of apps that have closed. We may update this list over time so bookmark it!

  • TwitTruth – open from 2010 to 2012. told you if celebrities really used Twitter.
  • LocalPeoplereg – who knows when or why. We cannot find them anymore
  • Tw2buzz – imported Twitter peeps to Google Buzz. We know what happened there
  • TwtBizCard – started around 2009. Site goes to 63labs now
  • SocialWhale – Started in 2008 and closed in 2012
  • TwitHive – started in 2009 and gone by 2010. They said limited resources and interest
  • TwitHit – started around 2009. We cannot even find when it vanished
  • Erased521 – another 2009 launch that just vanished
  • TwitWheel – now just a blog. We learned about them in 2012
  • Recogniz.es – The site is a parking page only
  • Daily RT – started in 2009 and dead by 2013
  • TwitPic – a hue hit when it launched in 2012 then Twitter shut them down in 2014
  • Sparse.ly – just plain gone. Not even in Wikipedia
  • TweetMeme – from 2008 to 2015 it stayed active. They made the retweet button
  • tdash – Operated 2010 to 2013.  It went open source but still died
  • TwellWishes – Operated 2009 to 2011. The website is now in Thai and is a blog
  • ThreadedTweets – an original threader service of Twitter conversations. Vanished
  • Cadmus – launched 2010 to filter noise and later closed. The website is still active
  • Evri – from 2008 to 2012 it delivered news
  • Topify – was for Twitter now for forums
  • Streamy – from 2007 to about end of 2009 was a great web interface
  • Listorius – helped find better Twitter lists. Sold to MuckRack in 2014

We will add more shortly.  (last update Aug 4 2016) Check your permissions everyone!

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Professional bio: Chris Miller, known as IdoNotes across the web is based in St Louis, MO as the Director of Messaging & Collaboration for Connectria and the Founder of Spiked Studio Productions.. Connectria is one of the largest IBM hosting and remote management partners. Chris speaks globally at conferences and events including: View Admin 2003-2009 View Admin Europe 2003-2008 Domino 7 Upgrade Seminar (globally) Domino 8 Upgrade Seminar (globally) Real-Time Collaboration Seminar Lotusphere 2003-2012 ILUG 2008, 2010 ULUG 2009, 2011, 2012 Collaboration University 2006-2010Domino Optimization Tour 2010 BLUG 2011, 2012 NLLUG 2010 AusLUG 2011, 2012 Other awards, events and information: Founder of IamLUG - the North American Lotus User Group event held annually. 2009-present Chris, via Connectria, is a Lotus Award winner 3 times and a finalist 5 times since 2000. Winner of the Gary Guthrie Award for Technical Writing in 2002 Previous board member of the St Louis Domino and Notes User Group Previous board member of VALU (the predecessor to LotusUserGroup) Advisory Board member to LotusUserGroup.org Chris is the founder of Spiked Studio Productions which produces industry related podcasts, webcasts and more. Shows include: IdoNotes - one of the longest running Lotus related technical podcasts BlackBerry Today - a video podcast on the hottest device, application and BlackBerry/Playbook news Consultant In Your Pocket - deep technical webcast training delivered free and subscription IdoSphere - a two day online technical event TheSocialGeeks - a leading social media roundtable podcast Sametime Guide - a video training tutorial on installing and administrating IBM Sametime TheSocialNetworker - a social media site review webcast and interview series now including Social Stalking content on social media security and privacy Certifications: PCLP since Domino R4 in administration and in Development through R5 Workplace Collaboration Services 2.5 - Team Collab and Messaging Domino 7 and 8 Certified Security Administrator Sametime Administration 7.5.x-8.5 CLP Collaboration (retired certification Aug 2006) CLI for numerous administration areas including Domino, Sametime, Quickr and Connections Yes I write some of those dreaded admin cert exams you take. I won't say which ones so you don't come looking for me, but I will say they are the real good recent ones that have been coming out. Animals: One dog, a Puggle. He has been on this world before and seems to understand slippers and a fine cigar. Mind you that is him in the chair and not me. A ninja death cat. I only see her when she strikes Music: Non-stop. At my desk, in my car, walking to work and back to my car downtown. In the house there is a crazy zoned set-up for you home automation geeks. I am a self-proclaimed MP3 fiend, to which I have tried rehab 4 billion times to no avail. Now what kind of music you ask? I will never tell.

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