twitter starts to hunt down paid tweets

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  1. daytrader

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    First victim of this is FeaturedUsers.com
    its up to sale in Flippa
    no idea what AD.LY and twad.ly going to do
    and for this one Tweetup ... Death Before Start

    i think even
    i have to drop my Twitter API Development Project
     
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    Interesting development, it will have an impact on quite a few people, who currently make money from Twitter. I wonder how it will affect large services such as Sponsored Tweets?
     
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    Will this one also affects the ongoing contest here in BAF?
     
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    How will they track the post.
     
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    It was only a question of time when the axe would fall after their April 13 announcement about Promoted Tweets. They're not going to stand by and watch the competition use their platform to offer a similar service they want to monetize.

    I don't think it would affect things like the BAF contest. They are going for the companies that are direct competition. Just my opinion of course but I think they have bigger fish to fry than site contests.

    Dead easy. They will Google something like "buy tweets" or "twitter ads" or similar phrases. Heck, all they need do is register for the main sites offering that service like Sponsored Tweets. They would see who's buying and selling in their marketplace from doing that alone I imagine.
     
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    Good question, but no it shouldn't. Twitter say that;
    We don't use the Twitter API and we don't pay people for Tweets, so I can't see it being an issue for us.
     
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    Because of this social networking popularity spammers had invade the site good thing its developers had thought of some ways to prevent
     

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