On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 8:20 AM, Martin Dudek <goosegoesgro...@gmail.com>wrote:

>
> Good morning
>
> wonder if somebody knows how twitter determines the ten trends it
> declares every five minutes? Is this a pure word/phrase frequency
> algorithm or some more complexity behind.


I wouldn't expect an answer to that.  I'd bet quit a bit of money that
Twitter considers the algorithm to be a trade secret.  If they disclosed it,
they'd be making it easier for people to manipulate the rankings.

What problem are you trying to solve?

Nick

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