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Twitter users are no longer able to cross-post tweets on Facebook

With Facebook cutting off access to its API platform for hundreds of thousands of apps, Twitter users are no longer able to cross-post tweets on Facebook.

Facebook has deprecated its Publish actions permissions from its API — a feature that allowed apps to publish posts on the social media platform as the logged-in user.

Ime Archibong, Vice President of Product Partnerships at Facebook, said all apps using the Facebook Platform APIs would need to go through a more comprehensive review to better protect people’s Facebook information.

The deadline was August 1 to submit for review for all existing apps.

“As a result, we are cutting off API access for hundreds of thousands of inactive apps that have not submitted for our app review process,” said Archibong.

Twitter’s support team tweeted on Thursday after users reported they were not able to post publish tweets on Facebook.

Twitter Support

@TwitterSupport

We’ve learned that Tweets and Retweets will no longer automatically post to connected Facebook accounts due to a recent Facebook update.

Don’t worry, you have other ways to share a Tweet 😁https://help.twitter.com/using-twitter/share-a-tweet 

How to share a Tweet

Learn how to share a Tweet privately through Direct Message, SMS, or email.

help.twitter.com

“You have the option to share via Direct Message with your followers, or through an SMS or email to your contacts from your phone’s address book,” said Twitter Support page.

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