Does anyone know why no question has been tweeted since 8 Feb 2023?

The last tweet was How does one pronounce Pompey?, and then nothing has happened for more than a week.

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No questions have been (automatically) tweeted since February 8th, 2023 on any Stack Exchange site. No questions will be (automatically) tweeted after that either.

You are one of the few people who were paying attention to Stack Exchange's tweets. Twitter changed its rules for bots and SE decided it wasn't worthwhile to maintain the integration.

See Are the various site Tweetbots affected by the upcoming Twitter API changes?

(Note: the Hot Network Question list is completely unaffected — we've had several recent ones such as Confusion from a Vocative Comma before a List .)

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    Mm, sad. I liked to see them tweeted. it seemed to me it boosted interest in good questions and even added new users. But it may be just my own impression. Thanks, that pretty much answers my question.
    – fev
    Feb 15, 2023 at 13:39
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    It was news to me that they were tweeted. If I'd known, I'm not sure I'd've approved. But I'm glad it's not being done any more. We really don't need to encourage questions from people who get their grammar understanding from twitter. Feb 15, 2023 at 20:12
  • @JohnLawler I was seeing it the other way round... The EL&U standards could have helped improve the knowledge of English for those interested, but in little "pills" instead of whole grammar treatises that nobody reads.
    – fev
    Feb 16, 2023 at 10:33
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    @fev I see the EL&U standards somewhat differently than you do, apparently. Feb 16, 2023 at 16:46
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    @JohnLawler The tweets were more for people already active here to become aware of "hot" questions. From the Meta post on the API: While I can't easily tell you how many people are coming to the sites through those links, I'm guessing it's next to none, and that even the people who might be… they'd likely be visiting the site anyway.
    – ColleenV
    Feb 23, 2023 at 21:26
  • Yes we don't need to backwardly endorse unhealthy, socially damaging political entities like Witter. Feb 26, 2023 at 11:55

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