Relevance in  microblogging. Big opportunity but very difficult to define.
Last i read, even google is stumped.

Cheers
Umashankar Das

On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 1:21 AM, Dewald Pretorius <dpr...@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
>
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