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Twitter clients working again on Windows 8

Twitter clients running on Windows 8 appear to be working again, which leads us to believe the issues caused by the social network have been resolved. We've received a number of tips from readers who have noticed services being resumed and tweets being published, when using third-party apps on Microsoft's latest version of Windows.

It was only yesterday that we reported on Windows 8 Twitter clients experiencing issues with some functionality. Said problems were said to be caused by 'an unannounced alteration' Twitter has made to its API that breaks a thing or two with actions that use HTTP "POST", such as authentication, sending tweet / retweets up to the sky.

We've just attempted to send a tweet out in Tweetro, which sent without issues, so it seems as though we're good to go. Do let us know should you still be experiencing problems with Windows 8 Twitter clients.

This is just a small heads up for those dedicated Sunday Twitter users. Thanks to everyone who gave the heads up!

Rich Edmonds
Senior Editor, PC Build

Rich Edmonds is Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him over on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.

  • I never had any problems with Tweetro. Mine has been working fine and still is.
  • Approximately how many apps are available for download on W8???
  • 1800
  • No. It's about 9000
  • I really don't know if you're joking or not but that number doesn't mean anything. Worldwide there are approximately 10,000, here on my Surface (US), I get about 5500, but on my laptop (Windows 8 Pro), I get about 6000 (Desktop apps included).
  • 10,000? :O
    No way!!
  • Yes Way.
  • I bet they only had 1600 on 26th! WPC even wrote it somewhere
  • Stop being ridiculous. Here are the facts:
  • I tried the Surface on the mall, and I'm sold. I'm buying one as soon as I can. I started to save money .. I'm only 17 people.
  • ?
  • What? I'm sharing my experience. ._.
  • I'm already saving for the Surface Pro for my birthday, and the Lumia 920 for Christmas...:) I'm only 14 people. :P
  • Lol that's what's up.
  • Never had a problem with Rowi
  • Never Never had a problem with Rowi.
  • I used Rowi the past two days on Win8 it does not hold a candle to Gleek! the features in Gleek are really nice and the app is wicked smooth. I have both Gleek and Cowlick on my WP7 device and just gleek on my win8 rig both to me are outstanding twitter apps. in fact I think Gleek should be the offical Win8 twitter app.