> > > Yet, those 775 accounts have the potential ability to reach up to 775,000+ > ("+", considering the number of retweets they each get) of Twitter's user > base. When they're dissatisfied, people hear. IMO those are the ones > Twitter should be going out of their way to satisfy. Add to that the fact > that many of those are the ones willing to pay the biggest bucks when/if > Twitter implements a business account, they could also be a contributing > factor to Twitter's revenue model in the future. It makes total sense for > Twitter to support those ~775 accounts. If they're ignored, they'll take > their followers with them. > > Jesse >
Getting way off topic, but I think you're wrong here. They won't be taking their followers anywhere. Commonly the majority of the large number of followers aren't engaged followers. http://dashes.com/anil/2010/01/nobody-has-a-million-twitter-followers.html Anil's blog post matches my own experiences with traffic fluctuations after receiving tweets. Tim.