Ryan Sarver on the future of Twitter clients

Still, our user research shows that consumers continue to be confused by the different ways that a fractured landscape of third-party Twitter clients display tweets and let users interact with core Twitter functions.

File that under the “Don’t Bite the Hand that Feeds You” category.

You can read more of Sarver’s backlash against third party developers in his post on Google Groups.

Update: Wonderfully insightful response by Drew McLellan.