Thanks Brian and Taylor. This definitely adds some clarification. There is one last thing, though.
Brian, you mentioned that the limits you specified were NOT for IPs and apps. What would be the DM limit for a whitelisted app? I can't find that explicitly stated in any of the references. On May 12, 12:31 pm, Brian Sutorius <bsutor...@twitter.com> wrote: > As I posted in another thread , here is information from our help > center  to hopefully clarify this: > - By default, Twitter accounts can send 250 DMs per day. > - Accounts (not IPs and not apps) that are on the REST whitelist can > send up to 10,000 DMs per day > > Taylor's point about the limit being account-based and not application- > based is important to note. > Brian Sutorius > > http://bit.ly/9DyGDB > http://help.twitter.com/entries/160385 > > On May 12, 9:08 am, Taylor Singletary <taylorsinglet...@twitter.com> > wrote: > > > To my knowledge (and I might be wrong, but this is what I understand to be > > true): > > > - there is a limit of 250 DMs per day for a user account, blanketly > > applied. Whitelisting for an application has no effect on this limit. This > > isn't an API limit. It's a limit for a Twitter user. A twitter user could > > contribute to their allocation by using the website or an API client. > > > Taylor Singletary > > Developer Advocate, Twitterhttp://twitter.com/episod > > > On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 8:43 AM, Mo <maur...@moluv.com> wrote: > > > I'm trying to find a reliable source for whitelist limits for Direct > > > Messaging. I looked through the "direct messaging limits and best > > > practices for individual services?" thread -http://bit.ly/cLVv1Qbut > > > there weren't any authoritative descriptions of whitelist limits. > > > > What I'm looking for is: > > > > 1. DMs allowed per user per hour, and per day - (Where user is defined > > > as someone using an app). > > > 2. DMs allowed per app per hour, and per day > > > > I saw that Doug Williams had said that whitelisted users get 5000 DMs > > > per day, but didn't specify whether that was an app total or a total > > > for a random user using an app for DMs. The hourly limit for > > > whitelisted apps wasn't specified at all. > > > > -Mo > > >http://www.pay4tweet.com > >