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No other social or 3rd party actions similar to Follow, Reply, Retweet and Favorite may be attached to a Tweet.
I guess that means that if you made a "retweet" button that posted to Twitter AND other social networks (e.g., Facebook, App.net), you'd be in violation of the API requirements and your account could be disabled. That seems pretty anti-competitive to me; I really hope somebody sues Twitter for their ridiculous requirements.
May be attached to a Tweet? What does that even mean? I guess they don't want someone to basically start hijacking tweets? You think you're tweeting but they are only going to "twinter" my new knockoff.
Well, the requirements are geared toward developers like me who are displaying tweets from their company inline on their company's website (imagine a feature on a homepage that displays the most recent tweets).
They want very strict control over exactly what that inline display looks like, and what can be done with it (e.g., you must have a button to allow a user to reply to the tweet, but that button can't also allow the user to post that reply to some other site).
Say you are a member of both Twitter and Facebook, and my company posts an interesting video (say, Mr. Rogers fighting Chuck Norris) in its Twitter feed, and we then display that Twitter feed on the company website (say, NorrisVsRogers.com). Why shouldn't we create a button that will allow you to simultaneously post that video to your account on Twitter and Facebook (maybe when it posts to Facebook it automatically links back to the Twitter post too), if you so choose? And how would that compromise the tweet?