Charles Turner on Mon, 6 Dec 2010 10:01:22 +0100 (CET)

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Re: <nettime> Twitter fails to jump to Dept of State's defence.

On Dec 5, 2010, at 6:54 AM, Leigh Blackall wrote:

> At more than 120 tweets a minute, and having sustained this rate for more
> than 4 days now, I'd like to know why #WIkileaks has not yet been listed by
> Twitter as "trending".

Not to defend Twitter, but spend some time on


...and you'll see there's not much correlation between the number of tweets and the "trending" display you see.

HTH, Charles

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