the specific example you give seems fine.  On the other hand when you start
to talk about a thousand(s), it starts to raise valid questions for anyone
who monitors this group.

On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 9:02 AM, DenisioDelBoro <alya...@gmail.com> wrote:

> First of all, there is only one form of spam - it's *unsolicited*
> messages sent massively.
> Second of all, tell me, please, in what way creating, let's say, 100
> accounts just for tweeting weather forecasts for different cities is a
> spam? I'm not talking about mentioning there random nicknames or
> something like that to get new followers, of course. Just pure
> forecast, without any links.
> Third of all, why do you think those RSS feeds will be useless? Maybe
> it's more convenient for some users to get updates with Twitter than
> with Google Reader.
>
> On 27 янв, 18:30, Dale Folla MeDia <mogul...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > the only possible reasons someone would have to create that many accounts
> > would be to spam in one form or another.  There should be other ways to
> skin
> > that cat..  You could not keep up with that many accounts unless you sent
> > out huge amounts of useless RSS feeeds just to gain followers so you can
> > mass dm them...
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 5:16 AM, Andrew Badera <and...@badera.us> wrote:
> > > I would point them to examples of other apps (local news spammers come
> > > to mind) that have recently been blacklisted.
> >
> > > That aside, I for one am 100% opposed to giving anyone this sort of
> > > tool. Not that certain other people on this list haven't already done
> > > so for profit, sadly.
> >
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> > > On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 7:50 AM, Jonathan Markwell
>  > > <j.l.markw...@inuda.com> 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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