The new API includes three levels of access: basic (free), advanced, and custom. In the past, Twitter’s API was split into three different platforms, which required developers to hand over the API as their product evolved. The blog post said such a transfer would not be necessary under the new system.
Another new feature is three new product tracks. Twitter says most developers will use standard tracking, including “beginners, building something entertaining, for a good reason, and for learning or teaching. “. There are also academic studies and business tracking.
The update is actually a different approach from what Twitter has taken in regards to third-party developers in the past, like their 2018 move to end support for dedicated tools. for developers. It’s not yet clear whether the developers will regain the ability to send push notifications and refresh the feed of the user. But Twitter appears committed to keeping the API more developer-friendly in the future – it even creates two avenues for third-party developers to learn about what’s next for Twitter’s API: Direction lead for the future and public roadmap.