There is a solid need for a Tweet to list feature - a political campaign might organize volunteers by placing them on a list and would need to hit them all at once with a message.
I have a little script that does this now and it's a high value service in the eye of campaigns and initiatives. Twitter implementing this would take out an advantage we have now but I'm all in favor of it - it's a good move. As a security measure perhaps the listed folk ought to not receive a DM directed to a list unless they're following the account that listed them? Looking forward to seeing how this shapes up ... On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 12:19 PM, Marcel Molina <mar...@twitter.com> wrote: > > That is indeed an interesting idea that we've been thinking about. The > rules around who can send and receive DMs would continue to be > enforced as normal, so for talking purposes, if you DMed a list, only > those who follow you would receive it. > > On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 9:21 AM, Marcus Better <mar...@better.se> wrote: > > > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > > Hash: SHA1 > > > > Hi, > > > > have you considered adding a mechanism for sending a sort of "direct > > message" to a list? > > > > This would allow users to send targeted tweets to a list (provided the > > user is a member of the list). It could be incredibly useful. For > > example tweets on a specific topic could be targeted to a selected > > interest group, without bothering your general followers. > > > > Currently the only granularity provided is "whole world" (tweet) and > > "single recipient" (direct message), but this would allow new use cases, > > for example something similar to a mailing list. > > > > Cheers, > > > > Marcus > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- > > Version: GnuPG v1.4.10 (GNU/Linux) > > Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org > > > > iEYEARECAAYFAkr5oQUACgkQXjXn6TzcAQk+PgCfemGcdxyqZZrg1tNsxTWhna39 > > gdAAoLJZHsM8yIqxzpHMp3XlYue2ODpz > > =ARYR > > -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- > > > > > > -- > Marcel Molina > Twitter Platform Team > http://twitter.com/noradio > -- mailto:n...@layer3arts.com // GoogleTalk: nrauhau...@gmail.com IM: nealrauhauser