We've got information sources for all 435 House districts and we're trying
to make their respective hashtags a known information source for residents.
Not being available in search pretty much makes this whole concept a dead
end ... we actually don't want followers on the userid that publishes this
information - it's way too noisy to follow.
On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 10:38 AM, natefanaro <natefan...@gmail.com> wrote:
> It's not really an issue with volume. You are way below the hourly
> limit of the number of tweets allowed. Once you hit that limit you'll
> know. The api will return an error stating you're over your allowed
> status updates for the hour.
> From what I can tell not being indexed by search only affects search.
> If someone is following or if you mention someone you they will still
> see your tweets. I can't speak for Twitter as to why they leave
> accounts out of search. It could either be related to reducing how
> much data the search service goes through or trying to lessen spammy
> tweets. You might be able to email the team at a...@twitter.com to get
> back in the search index.
> If you are only using search to track your sent tweets you could store
> tweet data in your own database.
> On Nov 10, 11:11 am, neal rauhauser <nrauhau...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've been kind of slinking along in development mode and I'm not
> > slick with Twitter. I'm now at a point where there is going to be a LOT
> > attention on this - how does one ask/register/apologize/grovel to be able
> > do a higher volume of messaging?
> > I've been digging for tech support and right now the low resistance
> > seems to be scooting into Boston, knocking on the door at Spark Capital,
> > asking for Bijan Sabet. I hope there's an easier method :-)
> > On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 9:57 AM, natefanaro <natefan...@gmail.com>
> > > Looks like that account is no longer in the search index. You can test
> > > that by searching for from:ProgressivePST
> > >http://search.twitter.com/search?q=from%3AProgressivePST
> > > This probably happened because of the amount of automated tweets
> > > containing links that you have.
> > > On Nov 10, 10:41 am, neal rauhauser <nrauhau...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > I have a userid that automatically places messages for campaigns
> > > > initiatives - political stuff, House & Senate, health care reform,
> > > >http://twitter.com/ProgressivePST
> > > > Last night I rounded up links for all 435 House seats and began
> > > > populating their hashtags.
> > > > #MA08 is represented by Michael Capuanohttp://www.house.gov/capuano/
> > > > #CA18 is represented by Dennis Cardozahttp://www.house.gov/cardoza/
> > > > #MO03 is represented by John Carnahanhttp://
> > > carnahan.house.gov/....@repcarnahan
> > > > The updates seem to flow based on inspection of the userid's
> > > but
> > > > neither hashtags nor @ messages appear in public search. Am I doing
> > > > something wrong? Is the userid tagged as spam? I'd really like to
> > > from
> > > > someone at Twitter about this ...
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