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 :)  

3 responses to “Twitter doesn’t scale when you have 2.5 million followers”

  1. Actually looks like very few people got it right. http://search.twitter.com/search?q=%40lancearmstrong+%22miles+davis%22 seems to do the job.

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  2. 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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  3. All he had to do was a stupid search for @lancearmstrong AND miles davis! http://bit.ly/9xC4Bh Where’s the problem?
    Come on! Get serious!

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