On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 1:03 PM, John Meyer <john.l.me...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Sounds like a swit (spam twitterer) to me.  Have you told them about
> twitter's blacklisting policy?

That was my initial reaction. :)

> 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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