Bulletin boards could implement whatever they want, but Twitter might just make this function available only to registered app developers and set a specific limit for creating new accounts for each of them depending on purpose. So if I was to make an automatic weather forecast translation to Twitter, for example, I would just make a request for 1 000 new accounts (for each city) and then they decide whether to allow it or not.
On 26 янв, 18:05, Dmitri Snytkine <d.snytk...@gmail.com> wrote: > If they allow create accounts from API then this is what's going to > happend: > All leading online forum software will implement an option to create > new twitter account for a new forum. > So if you run an online forum like vbulletin, you can have 100 forums, > thus 100 accounts on twitter. > > This means that every post make to just about every forum on the > Internet will end up on twitter. > This will add thousands, tens on thousands of updates per second to > twitter. I don't know if they really want it. > > For the forum owner this may be great - more traffic to their forums, > for end user also an extra way to follow > his favorite forums. > > I am sure if Twitter allows account creation from API, all major forum > and blog/CMS makers will jump right it. > > On Jan 26, 10:34 am, Zac Bowling <zbowl...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > Strictly speaking, there is an API of sorts to create accounts, but limited > > to certain partners. Citysearch is using it IIRC. Although it would be great > > for mobile clients because there isn't a nice mobile web page to create an > > account so it takes a PC to get started for new users. Seen a note on it on > > those "leaked" twitter docs on techcrunch a while back, so the twitter guys > > have been thinking about it. > > > On Jan 26, 2010 5:01 AM, "John Meyer" <john.l.me...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > On 1/25/2010 8:55 PM, Johnny Honestly wrote: > > Twitter is a messenger > > system. They want people to ... > > I'm not talking about an API registration, what I'm talking about is either > > a new URL or a modification of the current URL that allows the user to allow > > an app where if the person isn't a twitter user it will let them become one, > > then go back, register the app, and return.