Twitter appears to have private a Apple Watch app from a App Store, as speckled by MacRumors. Twitter’s latest refurbish to chronicle 7.8 was ostensible to repair a print bug, though it done a inventory disappear from a App Store; a app’s alighting page no longer references Watch support. Users reportedly have gifted a app crashing and carrying difficulty displaying a Twitter idol on a watchface after watchOS4 launched.
In a matter to The Verge, Twitter didn’t residence a emanate head-on, though said, “We listened from people that notifications were a many useful partial of a Apple Watch Twitter experience. With this, we are focusing on ancillary some-more robust, media-rich notifications.”
Twitter dropping Apple Watch support follows a array of identical moves by vital companies progressing this year. Google and Amazon both killed their Apple Watch apps, and it went neglected for several weeks. Other companies like TripAdvisor and Target have also pulled their apps from a platform. Though few have given specific reasons as to because they’ve motionless to leave users’ wrists, a ubiquitous accord seems to be that users are simply not using a apps. Given how prolonged some apps, generally third-party ones, take to bond and load, it’s judicious to see because some competence only select to lift out their phone instead.
We’ve reached out to Twitter to ask because a app has been pulled, and will refurbish this post if we hear back.