Agreed. Working on an app for service professionals who need the
ability to target their message at an opted-in group.

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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:
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>> > 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
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>> --
>> Marcel Molina
>> Twitter Platform Team
>> http://twitter.com/noradio
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