Well there are thousands of cities, ya know :)
But don't worry, weather forecasts is just a good example of what non-
abusive things you could do with such API function.
On 27 янв, 19:29, Dale Folla MeDia <mogul...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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