That post is a follow up to his argument for why the SUL doesn't represent
as much value as some might perceive it to. It's an argument for getting rid
of the SUL as it's currently implemented. There are only 500 or so people on
the SUL. Non SUL users with as many followers, though rare, likely have a
far more engaged set of followers.

We're actively devising various mechanisms for making it a lot easier (and
faster) to consume someone's full follower list.

On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 5:36 AM, Dewald Pretorius <> wrote:

> This blog post by Anil Dash makes an excellent case for why Twitter
> should cap the number of followers that a Twitter account can have. It
> will make life easier for everyone.

Marcel Molina
Twitter Platform Team

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