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Old Feb 18, 2009, 11:17 PM
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I have some insight into how much "normal companies" have to pay to send a message... Twitter must have a horrific burn rate, but that's a topic for another interest group.

I haven't found that their site does a good job identifying the type of traffic, not even as well as you did. I got a message from person unknown as soon as I signed up... must be public, and now maybe I have a stalker.

They definitely don't do a good job explaining the @ reply settings, and I didn't spot them explaining a "retweet," etc. I have no problem figuring this out as I go, but thanks for the help.

Anyway, I'm always in the market for a new distraction.
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Old Feb 19, 2009, 12:10 AM
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They call it "micro blogging" (I've never looked but probably just xml/rss)
Check this out http://search.twitter.com/
search for like "rc plane" or whatever. Parses the public data. Find peeps.

You will notice that twitter gets slow and goes down often. Servers get overloaded with million of micro blogs and people subscribing to them.
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Old Feb 20, 2009, 12:51 PM
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There are tweeters out there that have search requests set for certain key words. Some guy may be looking for the word "Auto" and he might be selling car insurance. He will "Follow" you to see what you are talking about and get you to look at his profile to sell you car insurance. You should get an immediate email telling you that a new person is following you. You can "BLOCK" them immediately if they look undesirable to you.
It is a good idea to keep track of who is "Following" you.
Old Feb 20, 2009, 01:02 PM
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Yes. And do not turn on "auto follow who follow me".
Old Feb 22, 2009, 09:31 AM
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Old Feb 25, 2009, 09:09 PM
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Hi,

Just listened to the ATTF podcast #83 and heard the bit about twitter. So I am going to try it.
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Old Feb 27, 2009, 02:20 PM
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http//:twitter.com/mat_wellington - just signed up
Old Mar 01, 2009, 02:11 AM
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Old Mar 06, 2009, 06:52 PM
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Old Mar 07, 2009, 08:24 PM
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Old Mar 08, 2009, 07:35 PM
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Here is another one Jamsky

This guy is CRAZY!

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Old Mar 10, 2009, 05:00 PM
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Old Mar 19, 2009, 03:22 AM
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Old Mar 23, 2009, 03:03 PM
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Great idea guys. Thanks.

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Old Mar 24, 2009, 08:04 AM
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