GETTR, that site for Twitter rejects, is mad Twitter won't let it import tweets

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Oh no.

At some point, imitation is no longer a form of flattery.

GETTR, the Twitter clone helmed by Donald Trump’s former spokesperson Jason Miller, ran into additional trouble Saturday when it lost the ability to automatically import tweets directly from Twitter. So claimed Miller, who announced the latest setback for his fledgling social media platform via (where else) Twitter.

“Twitter has blocked users from importing their existing tweets to GETTR, the new free speech platform challenging the social media oligarchs, preventing people from accessing their own hard work, creativity, and original content,” he wrote.

We reached out to Twitter to confirm that it had indeed restricted GETTR’s ability to pull tweets presumably directly via Twitter’s API, and, if so, why, but received no immediate response. Active Twitter users can still obviously access their own … Read More

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