Elon Musk’s Twitter has launched a new Application Programming Interface (API) tier called “Twitter API Pro” for startups that costs $5,000 a month. The company has introduced a four-tier API pricing structure. With the tier, developers will be able to fetch one million tweets per month, post as many as 3,00,000 tweets per month and much more.
“Today we are launching our new access tier, Twitter API Pro,” Twitter Dev tweeted on Thursday.
📣 Calling all start-ups 📣
Today we are launching our new access tier, Twitter API Pro!
Experiment, build, and scale your business with 1M Tweets per month, including our powerful real-time Filtered/Stream and Full Archive Search endpoints. We look forward to seeing what you…
— Twitter Dev (@TwitterDev) May 25, 2023
“Experiment, build, and scale your business with 1M Tweets per month, including our powerful real-time Filtered/Stream and Full Archive Search endpoints,” it added.
Earlier in February, the micro-blogging company announced its plan to stop free access to both v2 and v1.1 Twitter API and launched a new API pricing structure the next month, which included a free level for testers and developers who only need to create posts. However, there is a limit of 1,500 tweets per month per app and they can only have one app ID.
Meanwhile, a senior engineering executive at Twitter has announced his departure from the company, just a day after the launch of Ron DeSantis’ US presidential campaign on the platform faced technical issues. Foad Dabiri, who served as the engineering lead for Twitter’s Growth organisation, took to Twitter to share his decision, stating that he had “decided to leave the nest” after nearly four years at the company. The launch of Ron DeSantis’ presidential campaign encountered problems as a Twitter livestream experienced malfunctions.