I'm not sure what you mean - our REST whitelist only accepts usernames
and IP addresses as whitelistable entities. Applications don't send
direct messages, users do; the DM limit is on a per-user basis.

Brian

On May 12, 1:27 pm, Mo <maur...@moluv.com> wrote:
> 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 [1], here is information from our help
> > center [2] 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
>
> > [1]http://bit.ly/9DyGDB
> > [2]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

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