Hi Evan, Yes, there are some triggers in place to prevent "spammy" looking accounts/tweets from being indexed, but the more likely case is that you may have been testing during a peak tweet time and unfortunately the @idt2 tweet may have been dropped from indexing under heavy load.
Have you tried again from that account lately? -Chad On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 4:34 PM, evanjacobs<evansvenjac...@gmail.com> wrote: > > I have an app for drink tasting notes (http://idrankthis.com). Until > now my app has parsed replies to @idrankthis but I'm in the process of > modifying the app to search for posts that contain the tag > #idrankthis. > > Today I was testing this change by tweeting with a test account > (@idt2). I waited and waited for the tweet (http://bit.ly/12oISf) to > appear in search results for '#idrankthis' but it never did. Then I > posted a test with my personal account (@evanjacobs) and the tweet was > indexed very quickly. > > Is this some sort of spam prevention? Specifically, is Twitter > preventing the indexing of tweets from accounts that may fit the > profile of spammers? At the time of this test tweet this account > (@idt2) was following 1 account and had 4 followers (mostly spammers > themselves). This account also doesn't have a bio or profile photo. > > Thanks for any help in answering this question. > > Regards, > Evan Jacobs (@evanjacobs) > http://idrankthis.com (@idrankthis) >