Understood. My statement regarding re-enabling that feature was part
of a conditional if statement. For now the logic is continuing to flow
via the else branch.

Dewald

On Nov 10, 3:23 pm, Marcel Molina <mar...@twitter.com> wrote:
> I'm not saying any of this is being implemented. I'm just responding
> in the abstract about the scenario you were proposing.
>
>
>
> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 11:08 AM, Dewald Pretorius <dpr...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Marcel,
>
> > You should talk to Jillian about this as well. I'm sure she will have
> > a contrary opinion on the matter.
>
> > Dewald
>
> > On Nov 10, 2:51 pm, Marcel Molina <mar...@twitter.com> wrote:
> >> But people who are added to MarketerMario's list won't get his list
> >> broadcasts unless they follow him. That's their "opt-in". If they have
> >> followed him for whatever reason and decide they do *not* want his
> >> broadcasts, they can simply unfollow him.
>
> >> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 10:46 AM, Dewald Pretorius <dpr...@gmail.com> 
> >> wrote:
>
> >> > Marcel,
>
> >> > You can circumvent the issue by making the receiving of a DM that is
> >> > sent to a list dependent on two triggers:
>
> >> > a) You must follow the sender of the DM; and
>
> >> > b) You must explicitly double opt-in to receive DMs that are sent to
> >> > the list.
>
> >> > Bona fide use cases will be able to acquire the double opt-ins from
> >> > interested users, while most people will simply not opt-in when
> >> > MarketerMario adds them to his list.
>
> >> > Dewald
>
> >> > On Nov 10, 2:34 pm, Marcel Molina <mar...@twitter.com> wrote:
> >> >> As with all things, there will certainly be vectors for abuse. For
> >> >> every bad use case, there are just as many or more positive use cases.
> >> >> We'll certainly be thinking about many on both sides. Thanks for
> >> >> pointing out some of the potential hazards.
>
> >> >> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 10:28 AM, Dewald Pretorius <dpr...@gmail.com> 
> >> >> wrote:
>
> >> >> > Marcel,
>
> >> >> > How would that be different from sending bulk DMs - something I have
> >> >> > been advised in the past is not something that Twitter condones.
>
> >> >> > Here's the scenario.
>
> >> >> > MarketerMario has 2,000 followers. He creates four lists and adds 500
> >> >> > of his followers to each list. Now he can send, with four simple
> >> >> > clicks, his tweet whitening affiliate link to all his followers.
>
> >> >> > Dewald
>
> >> >> > On Nov 10, 2:19 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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