Twitter’s Tweet Button briefly screws up the web

The good thing about Twitter’s new Tweet Button is that it offers users an easy way to tweet interesting stories. The bad thing is that if anything goes wrong, it affects everyone using it — which thus far includes major sites like the Huffington Post and Gawker Media blogs, among countless others.

Twitter curbs developer access to reduce downtime

In another move that threatens the health of its developer ecosystem, Twitter has nearly halved the number of times third-party applications can request data from the service.