• UberTwitter suspended for violating policies, changing name to UberSocial

    Many of you who use UberTwitter might have noticed that it was not responding earlier today. Well, it seems that Twitter has suspended UberTwitter for Blackberry/Phone & Twidroyd for violating policies.

    Twitter's Official Statement on the subject:

    Regardless of how you access Twitter, we are dedicated to making Twitter better, faster and more reliable for you. As part of this effort, we ask applications that work with Twitter to abide by a simple set of rules that we believe are in the interests of our users, and the health and vitality of the Twitter platform as a whole. We often take actions to enforce these rules.

    We have suspended UberTwitter and twidroyd for violating our policies.

    Every day, we suspend hundreds of applications that are in violation of our policies. Generally, these apps are used by a small number of users. We are taking the unusual step of sharing this with you because today’s suspension may affect a larger number of users.
    This evening, UberMedia released their official statement (including new name):


    PASADENA, CA – February 18, 2011 – Early Friday morning, Twitter shut off access to its service by several of our Twitter client applications: UberTwitter, Twidroyd, and UberCurrent. Twitter then notified us that they believed we were in violation of several provisions of their terms of service.

    We were immediately in touch with Twitter, and the changes they asked us to make were very small. As a result, we have completed the changes, and new apps are currently being posted to their respective stores. Twitter has assured us that as soon as those changes were complete, they would reactivate our applications.

    Twitter also asked us to modify the name of UberTwitter. We began a process of changing the name three weeks ago by polling our users, and we’ve decided based on their input to change the product name to UberSocial, which we completed today.

    To our millions of loyal users, we appreciate your patience during this temporary period. We look forward to continuing our innovations on the Twitter platform.

    Bill Gross, CEO

    UberMedia, Inc
    There is many different alternatives that you can try, but I personally recommend the official Twitter For BlackBerry App.

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