Today in Social

Okay, that headline is too much. Twitter does need to take better care of its apps ecosystem. At the very least, it should be much more consistent and transparent about its API usage policies, according to 79 percent of the tech audience we surveyed. I’m a little less worried that Twitter has done itself serious damage than a lot of the vocal digerati. After all, the company is less dependent on third-party apps for generating usage than other platforms for, for example, gaming. The companies it needs to coddle are the ones doing analytics, marketing services, and data packaging. And media companies. Take a look at our Flash Analysis, that also examines Twitter’s overall prospects, potential revenue opportunities, and role in the industry,¬†and tell us what you think.