oops, forgot to include this.

If you're really looking to get up and running, here is the twitter search
based widget, ready to go.

http://twitter.com/goodies/widget_search

On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 8:33 PM, Peter Denton <petermden...@gmail.com>wrote:

> Its pretty easy to build a widget, from fetching the results, parsing them,
> and presenting them, twitter makes it easy to do.
>
> With all that extra time, your developers should be able to find global
> stop lists of words that prevent displays of harassing/vulgar/racist
> language and continue to add rules as you go to create a content stream that
> works for your company.
>
> Don't get me wrong, Ken's points are very valid, however, I personally feel
> if you have a company people talk about, show other people this content. 1
> page of perfectly written marketing isn't going to reach me as much as 10
> tweets saying, I really really love this product. (imo)
>
> Regards
> Peter
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 7:14 PM, Ken Dobruskin <k...@cimas.ch> wrote:
>
>>  Hi,
>>
>> I don't know anything about Wordpress or plugins, but is there any
>> moderation workflow built into these widgets? I just had to cringe at the
>> silly results produced by the indiscriminate use of a twitter search feed by
>> one colleague from a highly respectable international organisation. It's not
>> a matter of censoring negative remarks about your brand - evidently you are
>> prepared for that. But what happens when someone says something really,
>> really dumb, vulgar or racist involving your searchterm? Can you handle all
>> the world's languages? It could be a fun opportunity for spammers or
>> competitors! Even assuming that your brandname is universally unambiguous
>> and could only ever refer to your business, you may be in for a case of
>> 'irrelevant automated content syndrome'.
>>
>> Have fun!
>>
>> Ken
>>
>> > Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 01:31:49 -0800
>> > Subject: [twitter-dev] How to monitor our brand by Streaming API
>> > From: cantutulma...@gmail.com
>> > To: twitter-development-talk@googlegroups.com
>>
>> >
>> > Dear Developers,
>> >
>> > We would like to monitor what have been tweeted about our brand and we
>> > would like to publish this up to minute
>> >
>> > tweets on our wp based blog
>> >
>> > What should be the best WP-Plugin coded by Twitter Search Streaming
>> > API ?
>> >
>> > Thank you for your help,
>> >
>> > Best Regards,
>>
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