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Overnight, users across Twitter began reporting that the older, and much better, version of TweetDeck has returned. It was disabled last week when Twitter abruptly threw up a rate-limiting paywall and killed the legacy APIs that allowed the old version of the feature to function.
A scan of Twitter’s official accounts, as well as those is Elon Musk and new CEO Linda Yaccarino didn’t show anyone saying anything about the old TweetDeck’s return — the Twitter Support account’s most recent tweet is the one from several days ago announcing the launch of the new TweetDeck.
Good news: Old TweetDeck is back pic.twitter.com/lqFe8zLmBL
— Michael van Poppel (@mpoppel) July 8, 2023
Afterwards, Twitter foisted its “new, improved” TweetDeck,…