Large recruitment consultancies seem to get very close to that limit,
tweeting out details of vacancies. Can be quite useful to follow for a short
while.

On 30 April 2010 01:40, Dewald Pretorius <dpr...@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
>

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