Dewald, Thanks for the clarification. What you're saying makes sense and is in line with what Ryan was saying. I hope you're right.
On May 27, 2:35 pm, Dewald Pretorius <dpr...@gmail.com> wrote: > Mo, > > I think the word "injected" is causing the confusion. As I understand > it it means: > > - I pull a list of tweets from the API into an array. > - Before displaying the list to the user, I "inject" entries that look > like tweets (but are actually entries I get paid to display) into that > array. > - Then I display the list to the user making it look as if everything > in the list came from Twitter. > > As I said, that's how I understand it. But with that understanding, it > does not make sense why Dick was going on about the infrastructure > cost of Twitter, because this injection does not impact Twitter's > infrastructure at all. It all happens exclusively on the application's > server or the desktop or mobile device. > > Anyway, hopefully at some point in time there will be an authoritative > and unambiguous explanation from Twitter. > > On May 27, 10:16 am, Mo <maur...@moluv.com> wrote: > > > Taylor, > > > I'm glad Twitter thought to do this, but it still doesn't explain as > > clearly as Ryan's post here about what's acceptable and what's not. > > > Not Acceptable: > > "Paid Tweets injected into any timeline on a service that leverages > > the Twitter API (other than Promoted Tweets). This applies to any > > Twitter stream, whether user based, search based, or other." > > > This makes it sound like Ryan was wrong, and actually confuses the > > issue again. > > > From Ryan: > > "This policy also *does not prohibit* services like Ad.ly that help > > facilitate those relationships or even help her post the ads to her > > timeline > > on her behalf. " > > > These sound like they are conflicting. Is Ryan correct, or not? > > > What would also be helpful is a link to information on how the > > Promoted Tweets rev share works. > > > On May 26, 9:20 am, Taylor Singletary <taylorsinglet...@twitter.com> > > wrote: > > > > Hello Everyone, > > > > We recently updated our Advertising FAQ to answer many of the > > > questions that you may have.http://bit.ly/twitter-ad-faq > > > > Taylor > > > > On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 9:15 AM, Liz <nwjersey...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > I hope some answers are forthcoming, James. Twitter doesn't seem very > > > > talkative. > >