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Twitter users unable to automatically post tweets to Facebook: Here's why

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

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With Facebook cutting off access to its for hundreds of thousands of apps, are no longer able to tweet and retweet automatically on their connected

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

Ime Archibong, Vice President of Product Partnerships at Facebook, said all 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

"As a result, we are cutting off 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 on Facebook.

"We've learned that and will no longer automatically post to connected due to a recent Facebook update," said

"Don't worry, you have other ways to share a Tweet," it added.

"According to Facebook, anyone wanting to have Twitter content automatically post to Facebook has the option to use Facebook's Share dialogs for web, iOS and Android," said marketingland.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 page.

First Published: Fri, August 03 2018. 13:50 IST
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