i'm fairly positive we'll be doing that - just like how you can see in the
web UI right now a clear marking that the tweet has been promoted.

On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 10:46 AM, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky

> On 04/18/2010 05:53 AM, Raffi Krikorian wrote:
> >>
> >> Do you know if those of us making small uses of the API (for example,
> >> most of our site runs off of the API, but we aren't an application in
> >> the sense that we perform actions on behalf of users via the API) have
> >> to register at dev. to be able to avoid being automatically opted in
> >> at some point?
> >>
> >> Also, do you know how much agency we have in where promoted tweets
> >> appear? (Is placement determined automatically by keywords in the
> >> tweets, or are we allowed to pick? Likewise, are we penalized (as per
> >> AdWords) for electing to appear for a search or keyword if an
> >> algorithm can't see it's relevance, or will the up/down system be
> >> entirely based on how users respond to what we've elected to promote?)
> >>
> >
> > its too early to know answers to either of these questions -- the
> promoted
> > tweets program just started, and i suspect it will be a few months before
> we
> > get to the syndication phase of the program.
> >
> All I want at this point in the Promoted Tweets development cycle is the
> ability to recognize that a tweet has been promoted when I see one come
> out of the API, whether it's from REST, Search or Streaming.
> --
> M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
> borasky-research.net/m-edward-ed-borasky
> "A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems." ~ Paul
> Erdős

Raffi Krikorian
Twitter Platform Team

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