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.

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