Agreed. Working on an app for service professionals who need the ability to target their message at an opted-in group.
∞ Andy Badera ∞ +1 518-641-1280 Google Voice ∞ This email is: [ ] bloggable [x] ask first [ ] private ∞ Google me: http://www.google.com/search?q=andrew%20badera On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 1:28 PM, neal rauhauser <nrauhau...@gmail.com> wrote: > > 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 >