I've heard Al3x mention adding flags so that application A tells twitter the
user read their friends timeline up to stats xyz so when they start using
application B it can jump over already read statuses. I have no idea the
status of this feature or if it is still being considered.


2009/8/6 JDG <ghil...@gmail.com>

> What does it mean to be "read" though? A public tweet can be "read" by
> anyone by any widget that pulls it. If it's DL'ed by any of the various
> *hose feeds, does that mean it's been "read"? What if it's searched and
> found?
> I find it very hard to believe that this makes sense in Twitter's paradigm
> On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 11:06, Chris <cpot...@siolon.com> wrote:
>> I'm sorry if this has already been discussed. I have a hard time
>> believing this hasn't already been discussed.
>> Is there a way to add a flag in the API on whether a tweet/reply/dm
>> has been read or not? This would allow syncing of read status across
>> various devices. It would be a nice addition.
> --
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