US regulators probe Twitter's relationship with UberMedia and other third-party companies behind BlackBerry and iPhone apps.

This article titled “Twitter investigated over dealings with apps firms” was written by Josh Halliday, for on Friday 1st July 2011 13.29 UTC

Twitter is being investigated by US regulators over its dealings with third-party companies including UberMedia, the firm behind popular BlackBerry and iPhone apps.

The Federal Trade Commission is investigation whether Twitter’s business relationships with other companies comply with US antitrust laws.

UberMedia, the firm behind popular Twitter apps UberSocial, Echofon and Twidroyd, has confirmed that it has been contacted by the FTC in relation to the probe.

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