Tumblr was forced to remove Twitter as a source of finding friends for its users on Wednesday.
The news, first reported by The Next Web, comes after the microblogging service debuted stricter API rules that negatively impact third-party app developers. Both Tumblr and Twitter later confirmed the removal.
Now, Tumblr users are left with Facebook and Gmail to find friends when signing up for the service.
The blogging platform, which has always been tightly integrated with Twitter, expressed its disappointment over the turn of events in a statement.
“To our dismay, Twitter has restricted our users’ ability to ‘Find Twitter Friends’ on Tumblr. Given our history of embracing th… …
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