[MeeGo-community] How to handle @meegocom Twitter account
julien at lecatalyst.com
Mon Dec 6 08:56:41 PST 2010
On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 4:50 PM, Foster, Dawn M <dawn.m.foster at intel.com>wrote:
> On Dec 6, 2010, at 8:41 AM, Quim Gil wrote:
> > http://wiki.meego.com/News.meego.com#.40meegocom_at_Twitter updated and
> > ready to go!
> > On Fri, 2010-12-03 at 00:19 +0000, ext Gary Birkett wrote:
> >> I believe the way group accounts are handled involves having people
> >> submitting
> >> interesting links using @meegocom rather than the hashtag?
> > Ok, let's do it this way.
> > Everybody: please use "@meegocom" if you want to put a Twitter status
> > under the radar of http://twittercom/meegocom - with a possibility to be
> > retweeted.
> Hmm, I don't actually agree with this bit. Hashtags are the standard way
> to accomplish this, and I thought that was what was originally proposed.
> I only saw one person suggest using @replies and didn't see anyone else
> agree with that suggestion.
> The way Twitter handles @replies makes your proposal problematic. If
> I want to post something to Twitter about MeeGo and I include
> @meegocom, most people won't see it because of how Twitter filters
> @replies and only shows them to you if you are following both accounts
> or if you've configured your account to see all replies.
> As a Twitter user, I'm happy to include a hashtag, but I wouldn't want to
> include an @reply in my message. Or I would have to post it twice, which
> defeats the purpose.
I second Dawn, and I'd say that if there is a link that needs to be tweeted
by @meegocom, then it can be sent via DM.
Of course, it would be good to have more than one person handling the
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