Reddit’s controversial decision to charge for API access has led the creator of Apollo to shut down the third-party client. “Apollo will close down on June 30th,” Christian Selig wrote on Twitter. “Reddit’s recent decisions and actions have unfortunately made it impossible for Apollo to continue.”
Selig, who is the only developer working on Apollo, sounded the alarm bell about the changes last week. He estimated that keeping the app running as is under Reddit’s new rules, which are set to take effect on June 19th, would cost him around $20 million per year.
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