Twitter 'how we all use the service that matters most'

To complement the spirit of Twitter, the company made changes to their “Terms of Service”, that more appropriately reflect the nature of Twitter and convey key issues: -We leave the door open for advertising.-Ownership: Twitter is allowed to "use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute" your tweets because that's what we do. However, they […]

To complement the spirit of Twitter, the company made changes to their “Terms of Service”, that more appropriately reflect the nature of Twitter and convey key issues:

-We leave the door open for advertising.
-Ownership: Twitter is allowed to "use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute" your tweets because that's what we do. However, they are your tweets and they belong to you.
-Abusive behavior and spam is also outlined in these terms.
-APIs—apps that’ve grown around Twitter are flourishing and adding value to ecosystem. You authorize us to make content available via our APIs.