Was recently out of pocket for a while, and as I was using a laptop, when I opened Gawker, it said the equivalent of "Who the heck are you?" When I opted for Twitter authentication, which I've been using ever since Gawker Media stopped keeping their own user lists, and saw the following:
For those of you don't don't keep up with such things, the bottom two permissions are new for Kinja. For a long time, limited permissions is one of the things Kinja has reliably gotten right. But now what?
Technically, since on this machine, I'm running with cached credentials, I've never agreed to Kinja's expanded permission request. I hope the request to allow Kinja to update the user's profile and post tweets as the user are just an example of lazy coding that will be soon corrected, and not a sign of what Denton now considers necessary to operate.