Twitter to Dump Third-Party Image Hosts From Apps [REPORT]


Twitter will reportedly stop supporting third-party image hosts on its official apps.

The changes will likely roll out in the next round of updates, according to a Buzzfeed source.

Currently, users are able include photos in their tweets that are hosted by Twitter’s own official photo service, as well as third-party websites such as Twitpic and yfrog.

On its Help Center page for “How to Include Pictures in Tweets,” the microblogging service says users will be able to “view images hosted on most third-party images providers indefinitely.”

Twitter has contacted companies that will be impacted by the change, Buzzfeed reported.

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