I can't wait to hear how they plan to interest real people to follow these 
accounts. More keyword- (or geo-) based @ "replies"? save us!

> Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2010 06:03:17 -0700
> From: john.l.me...@gmail.com
> To: twitter-development-talk@googlegroups.com
> Subject: Re: [twitter-dev] Mass account creation
> 
> Sounds like a swit (spam twitterer) to me.  Have you told them about 
> twitter's blacklisting policy?
> 
> 
> 
> On 1/7/2010 5:50 AM, Jonathan Markwell wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Would be interested to hear both the community's opinion on this and
> > the official Twitter view.
> >
> > I have a client that wants to create thousands of new accounts that
> > they can use to send out a wide variety of niche interest tweets. They
> > already have a quote from an outsourcing company that can do the work
> > and are keen to go ahead. The accounts will, for the most part, be
> > automated but I'm encouraging them to ensure each gets at least some
> > human participation in them on a regular basis.
> >
> > I'm apprehensive about this and I'm trying to disuade them from going
> > ahead. I'm not convinced that accounts that are primarily automated,
> > especially when set up on this scale can add that much value to the
> > ecosystem. Their feeling is quite the opposite and they believe the
> > audience they are working to provide for will find this extremely
> > valuable. In addition they are confident, and have some data to back
> > it up, that what they are creating will bring a huge number of new
> > real users to Twitter.
> >
> > What are your thoughts on this?
> >
> > Jon.
> >
> >    
> 
                                          
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