May 29, 2016

Politwoops is Back Online Restoring/Preserving Deleted Tweets of Politicians in 25 Countries With More Coming Soon

The news (below) from the Open State Foundation provides an update to a report from four days ago. See: Agreement with Twitter Allows Politwoops to Publish Deleted Tweets by Politicians.

From the Open State Foundation (Jan. 5, 2015)

Today, Open State Foundation has set Politwoops back online. After an agreement reached with Twitter, API access has been restored and deleted tweets of politicians in 25 countries, including the Netherlands, Chile, Ireland, Portugal, United Kingdom, Spain and Turkey but also of members of the European Parliament are preserved again.

Now, deleted tweets of politicians in 25 countries and parliaments are preserved and visible via Politwoops. Open State Foundation works to update various country pages and has the ambition to roll out Politwoops to more countries in the future.

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Now, deleted tweets of politicians in 25 countries and parliaments are preserved and visible via Politwoops. Open State Foundation works to update various country pages and has the ambition to roll out Politwoops to more countries in the future.

Direct to List of Politwoops Sites (by Country)

Note: As of January 5th at 3:30pm EST, U.S. site is not available.

The Sunlight Foundation (they operate the U.S. version) told infoDOCKET that they’re working to get the site online as quickly as possible but no specific timeline is available at this time.

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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