TwitterFon, a Twitter application for the iPhone, has recently become my most-used app. So when it breaks — quitting several seconds after starting up, as it has been for the past several days — that’s a problem. But never fear dear readers and TwitterFon addicts, there is a solution.
Visit this page (either on your computer or in the web browser on your iPhone) and simply enter your Twitter username and password at the bottom of the page and hit the ‘Start to patch’ button. Yes, it may look a little sketchy, but it works. (The script will not save any of your information, and the code is completely available online to prove it.) And be sure to bookmark the page, because you may have to come back here a few times, as this is only a temporary fix and the core problem remains.
A proper fix for the issue is coming, but until Apple approves the latest version of TwitterFon — which developer Kazuho Okui submitted to the App Store last week — this will have to do.
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