Twitter cuts off Substack embeds and begins suspending bots


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Writers making an attempt to embed tweets of their Substack tales are in for a impolite shock: after pasting a hyperlink to the positioning, a message pops up saying that “Twitter has unexpectedly restricted entry to embedding tweets in Substack posts” and explaining that the corporate is engaged on a repair. The unlucky state of affairs comes on the heels of Substack asserting Notes, a Twitter competitor.

The problem may trigger issues for writers who need to discuss what’s occurring with Twitter of their newsletters or about issues which can be taking place on the platform. Whereas screenshots of tweets may work in some instances, they’re much less reliable as a result of they don’t present a direct hyperlink to the supply. Screenshots additionally gained’t aid you in case you’re making an attempt to, say,…

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