the only way right now to "direct" your tweets to a subset of users is to make them protected or to DM users. The whole point of tweeting, so far as I can tell, is to let everyone read it (at least, in the case of public tweets).
On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 20:47, Harshad RJ <harshad...@gmail.com> wrote: > I am more interested in the converse use-case; I would like to tweet about > my sporting life only to the "sporties" list created by me. Is this possible > / planned ? > > (Alright, I will be honest; replace "sports" with "tech" for me) > > > On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 4:44 AM, Chad Etzel <c...@twitter.com> wrote: > >> This sounds like a 3rd party API application opportunity to me... >> -Chad >> >> >> On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 7:11 PM, leonspencer <spencer_l...@yahoo.com>wrote: >> >>> >>> The new lists are a great way reduce the clutter in timeline. However, >>> I immediately notice management problems with the lists where tweets >>> are duplicate in timeline and list for tweets that have nothing to do >>> with the list. For example, let's say I have a sports list: >>> >>> http://twitter.com/#/list/leonspencer/sports >>> >>> I add userA that tweets about sports. But userA also tweets about >>> food. And being a friend, userA will tweet about personal stuff. >>> >>> If a user tweets about sports, dining, and personal stuff, ALL of >>> these tweets are shown under the sports list as well as my timeline. >>> Furthermore, if I create a second list for food/dining and add userA, >>> ALL of the tweets regardless of food or sports will display under both >>> lists. >>> >>> So what would be great is for Twitter to allow the optional >>> specification of one or more hashtags when associating an account with >>> a list, which would indicate tweets from that account should only >>> appear under this list IF these hashtags are part of the tweet. >>> >>> Leon >>> >> >> > > > -- > Harshad RJ > http://hrj.wikidot.com > -- Internets. Serious business.