On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 1:10 PM, Ken Dobruskin <k...@cimas.ch> wrote:
> 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!

Definitely will not be doing that. They will marketing the service via
some of their high profile clients and expect many of the real people
to be new to Twitter.


>> 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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