I can't think of a use or requirement that would need more than 1,000 tweets per day.
Unless you're promoting teeth whitening affiliate links that absolutely must be sent at a rate of one tweet every 30 seconds, because we all know how quickly the teeth of some followers turn yellow. On Apr 29, 8:45 pm, Brian Sutorius <bsutor...@twitter.com> wrote: > To clarify, statuses/update is not affected by rate-limit whitelisting > as it's a POST call and we don't maintain a separate whitelist for > boosting the daily tweet limit above 1000. While we do not give out > the specifics around the "sub-limits," they *are* administered on a > per-account basis and if you stay around your approximation of 20 > tweets per half-hour you should be fine. > > Brian Sutorius > > On Apr 29, 6:07 am, Raffi Krikorian <ra...@twitter.com> wrote: > > > > > the numbers are roughly broken up over the day. and the limit applies to an > > account. > > > 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 <chibiak...@gmail.com> 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 Teamhttp://twitter.com/raffi