Facebook Blocks Twitter’s Attempt At Gaining You More Friends
By on June 23rd, 2010

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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  • DJ

    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.

    • http://my-views.net Haresh

      Now, that's too much :|

      The more the social sites integrate/co-operate with each other, the better it is for us (and for them too).

 
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