Facebook Blocks Twitter’s Attempt At Gaining You More Friends

Earlier today,  announced on their blog that users could now add their friends to their Twitter list using the Twitter app for Facebook. However, with some time of the announcement live Facebook disabled access to the Friend list, in the process breaking Twitter’s brand new feature.

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According to TechCrunch, the block could have been intentional and it was definitely intentional, which was also confirmed by an update on the Twitter blog post:

UPDATE: The Facebook app cannot currently access your Facebook friend list. We believe this is an issue on Facebook’s end.

So Facebook is now blocking access to your address book intentionally even if they allow certain apps to use the same information? Let the social networking wars begin.

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2 thoughts on “Facebook Blocks Twitter’s Attempt At Gaining You More Friends”

  1. It doesn’t surprise me. Myspace has declared that “Twitter” is a spam word & won’t let you send a message if it has that word in it.

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