Latest posts by Chris Downey (see all)
- Activist best practice: auto-archiving web pages - February 4, 2017
- Pre-calculating vaccine ingredients: from PostgreSQL to HTML data-* - February 1, 2017
- Experimental features: randomized slowdowns + retweet chains - January 31, 2017
Twitter added extended tweet mode to their API and screwed up Autovist. Autovist helps you build a massive knowledge base by importing your tweets every night. When importing a tweet with a photo, Autovist has always been able to tweet it again and again looking exactly like the original tweet. It worked perfectly for years.
But then Twitter “enhanced” its API and returned different results by default. What was originally tweeted like this: