Platform News: Twitter App

Twitter expands free data access for app developers

Twitter Inc has said it will expand free access to the social networking site’s data to help software developers create tools and products that could promote safer online con...

Platform News: Facebook usage

Facebook rolls out business messaging changes in e-commerce push

Facebook is opening up ways for businesses to interact with customers on Instagram and WhatsApp, it has said at its virtual developers conference ‘F8 Refresh.’

Platform News: Apple logo on the side of a building

Impact of Apple ad tracking changes will hinge on app developers

The impact of Apple Inc’s new privacy controls over digital advertising tracking is likely to depend greatly on how app developers implement a new pop-up notification, Apple&...

Platform News: Epic Games, the maker of the Fortnite game

Apple terminates ‘Fortnite’ creator’s App Store account as lawsuit proceeds

Apple has announced it had terminated “Fortnite” founder Epic Games’ account on its App Store amid a legal battle over the iPhone maker’s in-app payment gui...

Platform News: Google search engine

Google critics see its Firebase tools as another squeeze play

Some app developers say Google is increasingly pressing them to embed code in their own products that will deepen Google’s access to data on consumers, giving the company a l...