Cache larger social graphs somewhere in API-ready format. Nobody will know or probably care if a 500K social graph is outdated by an hour.
On Jan 6, 2:31 pm, Marcel Molina <mar...@twitter.com> wrote: > 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 <dpr...@gmail.com> 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. > > >http://bit.ly/6Al7TU > > -- > Marcel Molina > Twitter Platform Teamhttp://twitter.com/noradio