the numbers are roughly broken up over the day.  and the limit applies to an

and yes - there is a whitelisting for status/updates -- please e-mail
a...@twitter to ask for it.

On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 5:26 AM, akaii <> wrote:

> This is what the FAQ has to say about status update limits:
> Updates: 1,000 per day. The daily update limit is further broken down
> into smaller limits for semi-hourly intervals. Retweets are counted as
> updates.
> I'm a little unclear as to what exactly is meant by "further broken
> down into smaller limits for semi-hourly intervals". Is the 1000 per
> day limit divided evenly between the 48 half hours each day (around 20
> or so tweets per half an hour?).
> Also, I'm assuming this limit applies to each unique account?
> Is this limit absolutely fixed? Or is there some equivalent to
> "whitelisting" for status/update limits as well?
> Thanks...

Raffi Krikorian
Twitter Platform Team

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