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Twitter Acquired Security Technology Outfit Smyte

June 25, 2018

Via: Adweek
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Twitter giveth, and Twitter taketh away—quite abruptly, in the case of the latter.

The social network announced in a Twitter Safety blog post that it acquired Smyte, a San Francisco-based technology company that specializes in safety, spam and security issues.

However, existing Smyte clients—which include Indiegogo, GoFundMe, npm, Musical.ly, TaskRabbit, Meetup, OLX, ThredUp, YouNow, 99designs, Carousell and Zendesk—were stripped of their access to Smyte’s application-programming interface without warning, Sarah Perez of TechCrunch reported.

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