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. seems to do the job.


  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.


  3. All he had to do was a stupid search for @lancearmstrong AND miles davis! Where’s the problem?
    Come on! Get serious!


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