Twitterific loses push notifications and live-updated tweets ahead of Twitter’s third-party API purge

We’ve known for a few months that Twitter is going to further limit third-party apps starting on August 16th when it rolls out some major API changes. But now we’re starting to see the effects of those upcoming changes, starting with the popular third-party Twitter app Twitterific, which announced an update today preparing for the removal of two major features: push notifications and live-updating tweets (via 9to5Mac).

Now, neither of those features is technically going anywhere yet. But with today’s update, Twitterific is preparing for the eventual loss of the API that enabled them, by removing the ability to purchase push notifications in-app and adding a new automatic refresh function that should help mimic — if not completely replace…

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