Ed, I don't have an issue with the size, placing, or color of the #DickBar box. I have an issue with the fact that it shoves stuff in my face that is of absolutely no interest to me.
Google got ads right. When your search results include a list of news articles about the Japan earthquake, they don't show ads next to them that yell, "#WHATNOTTOSAYTOAFATWOMAN". On Mar 13, 4:18 pm, "M. Edward (Ed) Borasky" <zn...@borasky- research.net> wrote: > On Sun, 13 Mar 2011 11:49:45 -0700 (PDT), Dewald Pretorius > > > > <dpr...@gmail.com> wrote: > > I used to be counted in the 90% until they defaced Tweetie, sorry, > > Twitter for iPhone with that moronic #DickBar that shoves irrelevant > > nonsense in your face. It's like yelling at you, "I KNOW YOU DON'T > > WANT TO SEE THIS AND HAVE NO INTEREST IN THIS, BUT HERE, TAKE IT > > ANYWAY. LEARN #WHATNOTTOSAYTOAFATWOMAN AND TRY TO > > #FARTLIKEJUSTINBIEBER AND OH, JUST WHILE YOU'RE AT IT, HERE'S ANOTHER > > STUPID ONE THAT'S NOT TRENDING AT ALL, BUT SOMEONE PAID US TO SHOVE > > IT > > IN YOUR FACE!!!!!!!" > > > Are any of you guys developing a better Twitter client for iPhone, > > because I'll switch in a heartbeat. > > > Oh... > > > Wait.... > > Dewald, you have to remember that Twitter isn't the only granfalloon > that one must deal with on the iPhone - there's Apple, too. If Steve > Jobs didn't like the #DickBar, how long do you suppose it would last? > ;-) > > -- > http://twitter.com/znmebhttp://borasky-research.net > > "A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems." -- Paul > Erdős -- Twitter developer documentation and resources: http://dev.twitter.com/doc API updates via Twitter: http://twitter.com/twitterapi Issues/Enhancements Tracker: http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list Change your membership to this group: http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk