Twitter as of this Thursday, Feb. developers will need to pay to access the application programming interface (API)protocols that allow third parties to receive data from the platform and use it in different services or tools.

The social network, which did not disclose the price it will receive, drew attention to the following: He hopes to provide more details on these developments next week.

“Among Twitter data the strongest in the world. We are committed to providing fast and complete access so they can continue to build with us.”

Ever since Elon Musk took over the social network Twitter You searched for new ways to make moneyespecially to compensate for the decline in advertising as a reaction to the controversial management of the tycoon.

Even the Twitter API now available in free and paid version, used by thousands of third-party developers for multiple purposesIt goes through all kinds of services based on the creation of alternative applications to access the platform, hate speech research, information published on the social network.

Last month, the American company has already changed the terms of use for developers. To veto third party services such as Tweetbot or Twitterrific replacing the official application.