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Tweetbot Fight against the Pirate in a very Original Way

Probably one of the Twitter clients that has received the most success and good criticism from users in recent years is Tweetbot. The client is available for iPhone, iPad and Mac and practically everyone who uses it for a while ends up saying that it is the best customer there is. On more than one occasion I have seen people comment on Twitter that I wish there was a version of the client for Android, something that proves especially that Tweetbot quality is proven.

Being the best client for Twitter has a number of problems and the first is the regulations that Twitter has applied to its API for some time. The social network establishes a limit of users who can use a client developed by a third partyTherefore, those responsible have had to increase the price, to try to "limit" their use. However, this has not stopped the pirate and this has occasions that Tweetbot is close to exceeding the limit in which Twitter cut them access to the API.

This can be a very big problem for the company responsible for the application, since they have millions of legal users who have paid for the application, but what can they do to stop the piracy?

As we all know, stopping illegal software downloading or misuse is virtually impossible. So the people of Tapbots have given him some imagination and has proposed to users of pirated versions of the application to publish a tweet in charge of using a pirate version and saying that they will buy it original through the App Store or Mac App Store.

The specific message is this:

I've been demoing a pirated copy of @tweetbot and really like it so I'm going to buy a copy!

That translated into Spanish would say something like this:

I've been tested a pirate copy of @tweetbot and I really like it, so I'm going to buy a copy!

The most curious thing is that Tapbots states that they have not sent the tweet automatically to users who have used the pirated copy, but have simply filled in the tweet field and it is the user himself who has to accept the Curious delivery don't you think

It seems that the awareness campaign is working really well for them and a quick search on Twitter yields a good amount of results with the phrase mentioned.

You still don't have Tweetbot on your iPad, iPhone or Mac? What are you waiting for? It is a really wonderful application and totally essential for any Twitter user

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