Are you sending the news items to your users via DMs? If so, your service will be severely restricted by the 1,000 DMs per day limit.
Dewald On Aug 28, 10:37 pm, bosher <bhellm...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hello, > > My Twitter service just launched today -http://tweetmenews.com/ > > After having a surge in users joining the site, I'm now receiving the > following error messages: > > 403:The request is understood, but it has been refused. An > accompanying error message will explain why. > <request>/direct_messages/new.xml</request> > <error>You cannot send messages to users who are not following you.</ > error> > > I manually checked that the users I'm getting this error for are in > fact following following the service's Twitter > Account:http://twitter.com/TweetMeNews > > Can someone offer some ideas on why this is suddenly happening? This > is obvious not ideal for day 1. > > Thanks