The ongoing saga of Falcon Pro and the great Twitter token shortage of 2013 has taken yet another turn. No, Twitter hasn't stopped being a jerk-face. Developer Joaquim Vergès has reset all the tokens for Falcon Pro in an effort to free up unused ones. This should (temporarily) solve the problem of new users being locked out.

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This means that when users download the new update, they're going to be forced to log back in to Twitter. Because there are actually fewer than 100,000 active users, there should be enough access tokens to go around. Popular wisdom states that it was returns, former users, and pirates that were soaking up a large chunk of the tokens. Users will have to update within 24-48 hours, which is when the old tokens stop working. If you got the app through some *ahem* less conventional means, you still only have a few days to get it sorted out before your tokens expire. This doesn't solve the long-term problem, so the developer is still urging anyone that stops using the app to remove Falcon Pro from their Twitter account.

So this is a minor annoyance, sure, but there's some cool stuff coming to make up for it. Vergès is still working hard on Falcon Pro and version 1.7 is just around the corner. Coming in that update are some new Falcon Pro widgets. If that excites you, the app is on sale again. Vergès previously increased the cost to $132 to discourage new buyers. The price has been made reasonable once more, but has been bumped up to about $2 in order to slow the token consumption.

The app was not found in the store. :-(

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