They are notified once and that's it ;)

Well I got an idea to notify users lets say each 10 minutes ( ie. 100
users found today..and instead of notifying them immediately when they
are found ..they would be added in a database..and then notified one
by one every few minutes). I think that would be the best solution.

On Sep 21, 11:11 am, Tom van der Woerdt <i...@tvdw.eu> wrote:
> As far as I know, that's no problem - a lot of services do that. Just
> don't make it spammy (sending more than 1 tweet per week to one user
> without first getting his/her permission, etc) and allow users to
> opt-out (better even would be opt-in but that wouldn't be good for your
> service, right?).
>
> Tom
>
> On 9/21/10 8:44 AM, Goran Popovic wrote:
>
> > Hello!
> > I have a delicate question about status updates.
> > Is it against the Twitter TOS to send tweet every time script finds
> > another candidate?
>
> > Let me explain more..
> > Few days ago I've created a website called hottwittz.com.
> > Script finds users who said that they are hot / sexy, and allows users
> > to to vote.
>
> > Every few minutes script checks for new candidates and then adds them
> > to database..
> > Until yesterday, when script found new user, new tweet was written to
> > notify the user that he's been added..
> > Something like " @username you have been added ...."
>
> > Currently there are 50 - 100 users found each day...and i'm not sure
> > if sending lets say 100 "similar" tweets each day would be considered
> > spam..
>
> > So is this considered spam? Is this against rules or is maybe some
> > better way to notify users?
>
> > This is needed because users have option to write to me and be
> > deleted...
> > First impressions are great and in most cases people are flattered and
> > call their friends to vote for them.
>
> > This is just an example to describe my problem.
>
> > Thank You
>
> > Goran Popovic

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