This is really exciting. Wondering what power the API gives us. Identifying user characteristics from data and categorizing into terms would be useful.
Sudhanshu ~*~ On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 4:30 AM, Taylor Singletary < taylorsinglet...@twitter.com> wrote: > Hi Ed, > > An API for this feature is coming very soon... And "you're going to love > it!" > > Taylor > > On Friday, July 30, 2010, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky > <zn...@borasky-research.net> wrote: > > Is this in the API, or just on the web site? > > -- > > M. Edward (Ed) Borasky > > http://borasky-research.net http://twitter.com/znmeb > > > > "A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems." - Paul > Erdos > > > > > > Quoting Taylor Singletary <taylorsinglet...@twitter.com>: > > > > > > Hi Developers, > > > > We're rolling out new features to the site today called "Suggestions for > > You," These features help users discover relevant Twitter users to > follow, > > based on social graph analytics and algorithms designed by our user > > relevance team. You can read more about this feature announcement in our > > blog post at > http://blog.twitter.com/2010/07/discovering-who-to-follow.html. > > > > Twitter's vision for how and where these relevant recommendations will > > surface can be found on our website. With the API, developers can build > > similar features in their applications or, as we expect many of you will > > want to do, invent new utilizations for the data. Methods will be > available > > for obtaining suggestions for the current user as well as getting the > users > > recommended as similar to another user. Look for developer documentation > on > > these new platform resources soon. > > > > Finding relevant accounts to follow on Twitter is about to get easier. > What > > will you build? > > > > Taylor Singletary > > Developer Advocate > > http://twitter.com/episod > > > > > > > > > > > > >