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Twitter doesn’t scale when you have 2.5 million followers

From Lance Armstrong's twitter stream, he decides to play a little guessing game with his followers and posts from his blackberry (ubertwitter client) on the massage table:

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Then he later logs onto the website to see his @replies tab to figure out the winner, but then this happens:

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In the future, Lance should try out something like ThinkTank or maybe not throw guessing games with 2.5 million people at once :)  

  1. Right, but the way Twitter’s archive pagination works on their site tends to fail when you have to step through 20+ pages like I bet he did.

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