🇬🇧 Hey, y'all. Guess what?
Twitter blocked writing once again. This time I'm pretty sure we're not posting mentions, so I don't know what's the issue.

🇧🇷 Oi, povo. Adivinha?
O twitter bloqueou a escrita mais uma vez. Essa vez eu tenho certeza que o crossposter não está postando mentions, então não sei qual é o galho.

-- @renatolond

🇬🇧 For now I'm still allowing for :birdsite: -> :mastodon: , I stopped the other direction. I sent them an email detailing last changes. I'll keep y'all informed.

🇧🇷 Por agora eu ainda deixei ligado a direção :birdsite: -> :mastodon: , eu parei a outra direção. Mandei um email detalhando as últimas mudanças. Vou avisando conforme for rolando.

-- @renatolond

🇬🇧 Hey, y'all! Sorry for the absence of news, Twitter has not responded to my requests so far. The :birdsite: -> :mastodon: direction will keep working for the foreseeable future.

🇧🇷 Oi, gente, desculpe pela falta de notícias, mas o Twitter não respondeu às minhas perguntas até agora.
A direção :birdsite: -> :mastodon: vai continuar funcionando por enquanto.

-- @renatolond

🇬🇧 Hey, y'all! Twitter re-enabled write actions without contacting me in any way. Which probably means this won't last for long. :mastodon: -> :birdsite: is re-enabled, let's see for how long :)

🇧🇷 Oi, povo! O Twitter desbloqueou ações de escrita sem me contactar de qualquer maneira. Isso provavelmente quer dizer que isso não vai durar muito. :mastodon: -> :birdsite: está funcionando de novo, vamos ver por quanto tempo :)

-- @renatolond

🇬🇧 That was ridiculously fast. :mastodon: -> :birdsite: is disabled again :blobfacepalm:

🇧🇷 Foi ridiculamente rápido. :mastodon: -> :birdsite: está desabilitado novamente :blobfacepalm:

-- @renatolond

🇬🇧 Hey, y'all. Still no news. I've been trying several ways of getting in touch with Twitter and I'm waiting for their response. To clarify stuff that has been going around: this has nothing to do with the recent twitter API changes.

🇧🇷 Oi, povo! Ainda sem notícias. Eu tenho tentado entrar em contato com o Twitter de diversas formas e tô esperando pela resposta de lá. Pra esclarecer o que tem sido dito por aí: isso não tem nada a ver com as mudanças recentes de API do Twitter.

-- @renatolond

🇬🇧 Hey, y'all. Twitter reinstated writing rights to the crossposter, but I'm still trying to get a definite policy answer from them before re-enabling it to avoid another enable-restricted situation.

🇧🇷 Oi, povo. O Twitter restaurou direitos de escrita ao crossposer, mas eu estou tentando chegar a uma resposta definitiva da política deles antes de rehabilitar pra evitar outra situação de "habilitado-e-restrito".

-- @renatolond

🇬🇧 In the meantime, if you're already using another crossposter, don't forget to disable @crossposter or revoke your tokens to avoid double postings when we are back online!

🇧🇷 Enquanto isso, se você já está usando outro crossposter, não esqueça de desabilitar o @crossposter ou revogar os tokens de acesso pra evitar postagens duplas quando a gente voltar a funcionar!


🇬🇧 Hey y'all!
Twitter can't give me a definite answer about this either by email or by their community forum. So I'm experimenting with enabling again but disabling boost posting (even if you have the option on). 🤞🏽

🇧🇷 Oi povo!
O Twitter não consegue me dar uma resposta definitiva nem por email nem pelo forum. Então tô experimentando habilitar de novo, mas desabilitando boosts de serem postados (mesmo com a opção ligada). 🤞🏽

-- @renatolond

🇬🇧 Hey peeps!
So far, so good. I'm monitoring the crossposter and let's see how this goes. 🤞🏽

🇧🇷 Oi gente!
Até agora tudo certinho. Tô monitorando o crossposter e vamos ver como isso vai ficar 🤞🏽

-- @renatolond

@crossposter @renatolond Is the problem part of the Aug 16 API deadline given to Apps of a Feather?
I've been flabbergasted, though, by the range of problems followers around the world are reporting this week. Across devices, and not account-based.
I have a feeling the SS Twitanic has already hit the iceberg and it's slowly sinking.

@OutOnTheMoors I don't think so, I think they have been tightening their bot controls (a lot of bot makers are complaining this last few days) and the @crossposter is being caught by whatever algorithm they set up for that.
I still think this is related to the @ issue they complained about the last time, because mastodon links do contain @, so if I were to guess, that's being flagged as a mention. 🙃

@renatolond @crossposter
Nothing to do with the crossposter, but here's an example of the weirdness. Not the tweet itself, the "null retweeted" - turns out to be a 2.5k US-based account I follow.
Size and politics? Nope. After a couple that work perfectly, another "null" - this time an 80k verified follower in Australia.

@crossposter @renatolond ah thanks, I only go 🐦 ➡ 🐘 so thought it just wasn't working for me

@renatolond @crossposter not a surprise I guess. They really want to force everyone in to theirs apps and their paid API. Thanks all your work in using this service! 🙂

@linky I think @crossposter got flagged for a bug in previous versions and they don't really read my messages, so we keep being restricted every time a mastodon links is posted.

@crossposter @renatolond I would like to try running it myself, like just for me, and see if they notice. I don't actually know how, but it will be a learning experience.

@nev @crossposter There's smaller instances and I think they have been running without problems, I think crossposter got flagged by the size and now every time it gets restricted once I enable and a mastodon link is posted again.

@renatolond @crossposter by "smaller instances" do you mean other apps, or smaller instances of this app?

@renatolond @nev @crossposter Would it work better if everyone was able to make their own "app" to post with crossposter?

@renatolond @nev @crossposter I remember this used to be a thing for some services, make separate API keys for different apps. etc

@maloki @nev @crossposter Twitter is in the middle of chages to apply for developer access/API keys, so I don't know a definite answer for that. In a way, getting your own API key and setting your own crossposter makes it much more likely that they won't bother you, but this also requires setting up a crossposter yourself, which is well, not user friendly 🤷🏽‍♂️
I think if each instance set up their own crossposters (assuming they are okay with crossposting), that would be a good middle ground

@renatolond @crossposter oh okay! Do you know what some of the other instances are?

@nev @crossposter Not public ones, I know of two instances that set up their own, but restricting access to their instance members 🤔

@oliver @crossposter not really, I've experimented a few times putting boosts back and Twitter detects is as spam. It's still on in the repository version, but since the instance has a lot of users, it's always detected wrongly :(

@crossposter @renatolond Question if boosting is enabled with crossposting would there be a way to turn it off if I decided to crosspost to Birdsite so my followers would not be able to see my boosts?

@gdsk3k @crossposter hi!
Currently, boosting is not crossposted over to Twitter, but you can go to the advanced options of Mastodon to Twitter, at mastodon and disable it there, in case we ever enable it again :)

@renatolond @crossposter Good that will be great to use since I have some people on my inactive BS account that I haven’t talked to in almost two years there that don’t follow me on other platforms so it would be good for them to know how I’ve been doing at least.

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