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  • lukembeckman
    Hey Ed and the InSTEDD crew! Has there been any progress with the Twitter team on resolving this issue? We are looking to roll out larger GeoChat usage in the
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      Hey Ed and the InSTEDD crew!
      Has there been any progress with the Twitter team on resolving this issue? We are looking to roll out larger GeoChat usage in the U.S.
      Thanks so much!
      -Luke

      --- In geochatUsers@yahoogroups.com, Eduardo Jezierski <edjez@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hello all a quick update regarding the twitter follow problem
      >
      > We are in contact with Twitter and expecting them to whitelist us to remove the issue. This will be faster, simpler and more reliable for everyone than changes in geochat or registration processes.
      >
      > We have a long-standing history with Twitter - we collaborated with them as far back as 2008 on their then-nascent APIs - and know some of the founders- so we foresee no issues.. but it's their call in the end, and we'll keep you posted as soon as we hear a final answer from them, or an ETA.
      >
      > Thanks for the patience - in the meantime, if you are in the USA, try using SMS directly if you need this urgently. You can do this by activating a new 'Channel' under the 'Settings' tab in the toolbar by clicking in 'Add Mobile'
      >
      > Thanks again!
      > ~ ej
      >
      > On Apr 10, 2012, at 2:40 PM, lukembeckman wrote:
      >
      > > Also- as of 30 minutes ago (which was about six hours after trying to first link Twitter and GeoChat), pgiando received a message from Twitter that says "@geochat is now following you". When I click "check for the confirmation code arrival" nothing happens still.
      > >
      > > --- In geochatUsers@yahoogroups.com, "lukembeckman" <lukembeckman@> wrote:
      > >>
      > >> Hey Nico,I am having similar troubles as Kevin on message quota with my
      > >> group BostonMarathonTest. It is an open/public group.
      > >> There is another issue I am experiencing.I am trying to work with a
      > >> member of my group to get him to link Twitter and GeoChat. His username
      > >> is pgiando and his full name is Paul Giandomenico. He is following
      > >> GeoChat on Twitter and has sent the activation link/code to Twitter. He
      > >> did this four (4) hours ago and the accounts are still not linked. Do
      > >> you have any information as to why this is happening?
      > >> Thanks!-Luke
      > >> --- In geochatUsers@yahoogroups.com, Nicolas di Tada <nditada@>
      > >> wrote:
      > >>>
      > >>> Kevin,
      > >>> What's the group where you experienced this? The messages vary per
      > >> carrier and country, but ~2usd/message is much more than the maximum
      > >> we've seen, so there's definitely something else.
      > >>>
      > >>> On Apr 2, 2012, at 6:58 PM, Kevin Reeve wrote:
      > >>>
      > >>>>
      > >>>> After sending a message to 4 users in one group I get the following
      > >> email.
      > >>>>
      > >>>> This group can spend 10.00 USD in messages per week. 8.00 USD were
      > >> used during the last 7 days.
      > >>>>
      > >>>> This is the first messages that have been sent in the last 2 weeks.
      > >>>>
      > >>>> Kevin
      > >>>>
      > >>>>
      > >>>> --
      > >>>> Kevin
      > >>>>
      > >>>> From: lukembeckman lukembeckman@
      > >>>> Reply-To: geochatUsers@yahoogroups.com
      > >>>> Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2012 21:36:47 +0000
      > >>>> To: geochatUsers@yahoogroups.com
      > >>>> Subject: [geochatUsers] Re: Error linking/adding Twitter Account to
      > >> GeoChat
      > >>>>
      > >>>>
      > >>>> Hey Ary- Here is the update for today. With one user, I was
      > >> successfully able to add the Twitter channel to GeoChat. I changed
      > >> nothing in my workflow- it just happened to work (as you mentioned it
      > >> might). Looking at GeoChat on Twitter, it seems that it follows 488
      > >> people and there are 395 people following GeoChat. This isn't close to
      > >> the 2000 limit mentioned in the Twitter FAQ.
      > >>>>
      > >>>> I am hoping that this workflow will work for our test but it seems
      > >> that this may happen in the future. I will tell users that there may be
      > >> issues adding Twitter accounts (unless you notify me that there will be
      > >> some workaround or solution to the issue). This may reduce usage in the
      > >> long run if I cannot guarantee sustainability but I want to give users
      > >> an honest answer.
      > >>>>
      > >>>> Please let me know if there are further updates or lessons learned
      > >> in this area.
      > >>>> Thanks!
      > >>>> -Luke
      > >>>>
      > >>>> --- In geochatUsers@yahoogroups.com, Ary Borenszweig ary@ wrote:
      > >>>>>
      > >>>>> Hi Luke,
      > >>>>>
      > >>>>> Here what twitter says about it:
      > >>>>>
      > >>>>>
      > >> https://support.twitter.com/articles/66885-i-can-t-follow-people-follow-\
      > >> limits
      > >>>>>
      > >>>>> The important bit is:
      > >>>>>
      > >>>>> If you've reached the account-based follow limit (after you've
      > >> followed
      > >>>>>> 2,000 users), you'll need to wait until you have more followers
      > >> before you
      > >>>>>> can follow additional users.
      > >>>>>
      > >>>>>
      > >>>>> So you can try making some user follow the geochat account before
      > >> adding a
      > >>>>> twitter channel. But I'm not sure that will work.
      > >>>>>
      > >>>>> (Some days ago I tried to add a twitter account and it failed. I
      > >> started
      > >>>>> following geochat, then tried again and it worked. It's strange
      > >> that this
      > >>>>> procedure didn't work for you)
      > >>>>>
      > >>>>> Cheers,
      > >>>>> Ary
      > >>>>>
      > >>>>> On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 2:40 AM, lukembeckman lukembeckman@wrote:
      > >>>>>
      > >>>>>> **
      > >>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >>>>>> Hey Ary,
      > >>>>>> Thanks for the response. Darn! Do you have an estimate for how
      > >> long it
      > >>>>>> will take to fix this issue? Is there an easy way to open up,
      > >> say 5 or 10
      > >>>>>> more spots for GeoChat users to follow Twitter? We are wanting
      > >> to use the
      > >>>>>> Twitter/GeoChat integration for an exercise in two weeks (April
      > >> 16) and we
      > >>>>>> would need to do training sometime this coming week. Please let
      > >> me know if
      > >>>>>> something might be possible (or if you are able to fix the issue
      > >> in time!).
      > >>>>>>
      > >>>>>> Thanks so much,
      > >>>>>> -Luke
      > >>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >>>>>> --- In geochatUsers@yahoogroups.com, Ary Borenszweig <ary@>
      > >> wrote:
      > >>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>> Hi Luke,
      > >>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>> We are getting this error because we reached the limit of 2000
      > >> following.
      > >>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>> We are currently discussing what can we do about it.
      > >>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>> Cheers,
      > >>>>>>> Ary
      > >>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>> On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 10:50 PM, lukembeckman
      > >> <lukembeckman@>wrote:
      > >>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>> **
      > >>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>> Hey Brian!
      > >>>>>>>> Thanks for the advice- unfortunately it did not work.
      > >>>>>>>> Here is what happened- I was trying this with another "test"
      > >> geochat
      > >>>>>>>> account (not my own)
      > >>>>>>>> Step 1- worked
      > >>>>>>>> Step 2- Worked
      > >>>>>>>> Step 3- I received a similar Nuntium error message as before
      > >> (message
      > >>>>>>>> pasted below)
      > >>>>>>>> (Step 4 and Step 5 did not work because I never made it
      > >> there)
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>> On another note- on my own GeoChat account, I had added a
      > >> Twtter
      > >>>>>> channel
      > >>>>>>>> many months ago. I had completed steps 1-3, but had never
      > >> done steps 4
      > >>>>>> or
      > >>>>>>>> 5. On Monday (the same day I tried adding a brand new
      > >> Twitter account
      > >>>>>> with
      > >>>>>>>> the "test" account) I was able to complete steps 4 and 5 no
      > >> problem.
      > >>>>>> Adding
      > >>>>>>>> a brand new Twitter account (Step 3) seems to be the
      > >> problem.
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>> Any thoughts?
      > >>>>>>>> Thanks!
      > >>>>>>>> -Luke
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>> Server Error in '/' Application.
      > >>>>>>>> ------------------------------
      > >>>>>>>> *The remote server returned an error: (403) Forbidden.*
      > >>>>>>>> *Description: *An unhandled exception occurred during the
      > >> execution of
      > >>>>>>>> the current web request. Please review the stack trace for
      > >> more
      > >>>>>> information
      > >>>>>>>> about the error and where it originated in the code.
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>> *Exception Details: *System.Net.WebException: The remote
      > >> server
      > >>>>>> returned
      > >>>>>>>> an error: (403) Forbidden.
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>> *Source Error:*
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>> An unhandled exception was generated during the execution of
      > >> the
      > >>>>>> current
      > >>>>>>>> web request. Information regarding the origin and location
      > >> of the
      > >>>>>> exception
      > >>>>>>>> can be identified using the exception stack trace below.
      > >>>>>>>> *Stack Trace:*
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>> [WebException: The remote server returned an error: (403)
      > >> Forbidden.]
      > >>>>>>>> System.Net.HttpWebRequest.
      > >>>>>>>> GetResponse() +5375213
      > >>>>>>>> Instedd.Nuntium.Api.NuntiumApi.Get(String uri) +34
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >> Instedd.Nuntium.Api.NuntiumApi.TwitterFriendshipCreate(String
      > >>>>>> channelName, String user, Boolean follow) +76
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>> [NuntiumException: The remote server returned an error:
      > >> (403)
      > >>>>>> Forbidden.]
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >> Instedd.Nuntium.Api.NuntiumApi.TwitterFriendshipCreate(String
      > >>>>>> channelName, String user, Boolean follow) +111
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >> Instedd.GeoChat.Controllers.ChannelsController.AddTwitter(String
      > >>>>>> channelId, String twitterUsername) +554
      > >>>>>>>> lambda_method(ExecutionScope , ControllerBase , Object[] )
      > >> +135
      > >>>>>>>> System.Web.Mvc.ActionMethodDispatcher.Execute(ControllerBase
      > >>>>>> controller, Object[] parameters) +17
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.Mvc.ReflectedActionDescriptor.Execute(ControllerContext
      > >>>>>> controllerContext, IDictionary`2 parameters) +178
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.Mvc.ControllerActionInvoker.InvokeActionMethod(ControllerCont\
      > >> ext
      > >>>>>> controllerContext, ActionDescriptor actionDescriptor,
      > >> IDictionary`2
      > >>>>>> parameters) +24
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.Mvc.<>c__DisplayClassa.<InvokeActionMethodWithFilters>b__7()
      > >> +52
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.Mvc.ControllerActionInvoker.InvokeActionMethodFilter(IActionF\
      > >> ilter
      > >>>>>> filter, ActionExecutingContext preContext, Func`1 continuation)
      > >> +254
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.Mvc.<>c__DisplayClassc.<InvokeActionMethodWithFilters>b__9()
      > >> +19
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.Mvc.ControllerActionInvoker.InvokeActionMethodWithFilters(Con\
      > >> trollerContext
      > >>>>>> controllerContext, IList`1 filters, ActionDescriptor
      > >> actionDescriptor,
      > >>>>>> IDictionary`2 parameters) +192
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.Mvc.ControllerActionInvoker.InvokeAction(ControllerContext
      > >>>>>> controllerContext, String actionName) +399
      > >>>>>>>> System.Web.Mvc.Controller.ExecuteCore() +126
      > >>>>>>>> System.Web.Mvc.ControllerBase.Execute(RequestContext
      > >> requestContext)
      > >>>>>> +27
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.Mvc.ControllerBase.System.Web.Mvc.IController.Execute(Request\
      > >> Context
      > >>>>>> requestContext) +7
      > >>>>>>>> System.Web.Mvc.MvcHandler.ProcessRequest(HttpContextBase
      > >> httpContext)
      > >>>>>> +151
      > >>>>>>>> System.Web.Mvc.MvcHandler.ProcessRequest(HttpContext
      > >> httpContext) +57
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.Mvc.MvcHandler.System.Web.IHttpHandler.ProcessRequest(HttpCon\
      > >> text
      > >>>>>> httpContext) +7
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.CallHandlerExecutionStep.System.Web.HttpApplication.IExecutio\
      > >> nStep.Execute()
      > >>>>>> +181
      > >>>>>>>> System.Web.HttpApplication.ExecuteStep(IExecutionStep step,
      > >> Boolean&
      > >>>>>> completedSynchronously) +75
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>> --- In geochatUsers@yahoogroups.com, "Brian J. Cardiff"
      > >> <bcardiff@>
      > >>>>>>>> wrote:
      > >>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>> Hi Luke,
      > >>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>> Please, try if it works making this steps:
      > >>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>> 1. follow geochat twitter user
      > >>>>>>>>> 2. click on add twitter channel
      > >>>>>>>>> 3. click submit
      > >>>>>>>>> 4. send the direct message with the validation code to
      > >> geochat
      > >>>>>> twitter
      > >>>>>>>> user
      > >>>>>>>>> 5. wait for some mins to the message in step 4 arrived and
      > >> get
      > >>>>>> processed
      > >>>>>>>>> (basically keep pressing 'check for the confirmation code
      > >> arrival'
      > >>>>>> every
      > >>>>>>>>> 30sec or so).
      > >>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>> Regards,
      > >>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>> On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 1:19 PM, lukembeckman
      > >> lukembeckman@:
      > >>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>> **
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>> Hey everyone- it seems that there is a recent error that
      > >> is
      > >>>>>> generated
      > >>>>>>>> when
      > >>>>>>>>>> I try to submit a Twitter name and link it to my GeoChat
      > >> account.
      > >>>>>> Has
      > >>>>>>>>>> anyone else experienced this problem recently? If so, do
      > >> we know if
      > >>>>>>>> there
      > >>>>>>>>>> is a fix coming soon? I pasted the error I receive
      > >> below.
      > >>>>>>>>>> Thanks!
      > >>>>>>>>>> -Luke
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>> Server Error in '/' Application.
      > >>>>>>>>>> ------------------------------
      > >>>>>>>>>> *The remote server returned an error: (403)
      > >>>>>> Forbidden.**Description:
      > >>>>>>>> *An
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>> unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the
      > >> current
      > >>>>>> web
      > >>>>>>>>>> request. Please review the stack trace for more
      > >> information about
      > >>>>>> the
      > >>>>>>>> error
      > >>>>>>>>>> and where it originated in the code.
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>> *Exception Details: *System.Net.WebException: The remote
      > >> server
      > >>>>>>>> returned
      > >>>>>>>>>> an error: (403) Forbidden.
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>> *Source Error:*
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>> An unhandled exception was generated during the
      > >> execution of the
      > >>>>>>>> current
      > >>>>>>>>>> web request. Information regarding the origin and
      > >> location of the
      > >>>>>>>> exception
      > >>>>>>>>>> can be identified using the exception stack trace below.
      > >>>>>>>>>> *Stack Trace:*
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>> [WebException: The remote server returned an error:
      > >> (403)
      > >>>>>> Forbidden.]
      > >>>>>>>>>> System.Net.HttpWebRequest.GetResponse() +5375213
      > >>>>>>>>>> Instedd.Nuntium.Api.NuntiumApi.Get(String uri) +33
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >> Instedd.Nuntium.Api.NuntiumApi.TwitterFriendshipCreate(String
      > >>>>>>>> channelName, String user, Boolean follow) +76
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>> [NuntiumException: The remote server returned an error:
      > >> (403)
      > >>>>>>>> Forbidden.]
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >> Instedd.Nuntium.Api.NuntiumApi.TwitterFriendshipCreate(String
      > >>>>>>>> channelName, String user, Boolean follow) +111
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >> Instedd.GeoChat.Controllers.ChannelsController.AddTwitter(String
      > >>>>>>>> channelId, String twitterUsername) +554
      > >>>>>>>>>> lambda_method(ExecutionScope , ControllerBase , Object[]
      > >> ) +135
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.Mvc.ActionMethodDispatcher.Execute(ControllerBase
      > >>>>>>>> controller, Object[] parameters) +17
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.Mvc.ReflectedActionDescriptor.Execute(ControllerContext
      > >>>>>>>> controllerContext, IDictionary`2 parameters) +178
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.Mvc.ControllerActionInvoker.InvokeActionMethod(ControllerCont\
      > >> ext
      > >>>>>>>> controllerContext, ActionDescriptor actionDescriptor,
      > >> IDictionary`2
      > >>>>>>>> parameters) +24
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.Mvc.<>c__DisplayClassa.<InvokeActionMethodWithFilters>b__7()
      > >> +52
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.Mvc.ControllerActionInvoker.InvokeActionMethodFilter(IActionF\
      > >> ilter
      > >>>>>>>> filter, ActionExecutingContext preContext, Func`1
      > >> continuation) +254
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.Mvc.<>c__DisplayClassc.<InvokeActionMethodWithFilters>b__9()
      > >> +19
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.Mvc.ControllerActionInvoker.InvokeActionMethodWithFilters(Con\
      > >> trollerContext
      > >>>>>>>> controllerContext, IList`1 filters, ActionDescriptor
      > >> actionDescriptor,
      > >>>>>>>> IDictionary`2 parameters) +192
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.Mvc.ControllerActionInvoker.InvokeAction(ControllerContext
      > >>>>>>>> controllerContext, String actionName) +399
      > >>>>>>>>>> System.Web.Mvc.Controller.ExecuteCore() +126
      > >>>>>>>>>> System.Web.Mvc.ControllerBase.Execute(RequestContext
      > >>>>>> requestContext)
      > >>>>>>>> +27
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.Mvc.ControllerBase.System.Web.Mvc.IController.Execute(Request\
      > >> Context
      > >>>>>>>> requestContext) +7
      > >>>>>>>>>> System.Web.Mvc.MvcHandler.ProcessRequest(HttpContextBase
      > >>>>>> httpContext)
      > >>>>>>>> +151
      > >>>>>>>>>> System.Web.Mvc.MvcHandler.ProcessRequest(HttpContext
      > >> httpContext)
      > >>>>>> +57
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.Mvc.MvcHandler.System.Web.IHttpHandler.ProcessRequest(HttpCon\
      > >> text
      > >>>>>>>> httpContext) +7
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >> System.Web.CallHandlerExecutionStep.System.Web.HttpApplication.IExecutio\
      > >> nStep.Execute()
      > >>>>>>>> +181
      > >>>>>>>>>> System.Web.HttpApplication.ExecuteStep(IExecutionStep
      > >> step,
      > >>>>>> Boolean&
      > >>>>>>>> completedSynchronously) +75
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>> ------------------------------
      > >>>>>>>>>> *Version Information:* Microsoft .NET Framework
      > >>>>>> Version:2.0.50727.3615;
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>> ASP.NET Version:2.0.50727.3614
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>> --
      > >>>>>>>>> Brian J. Cardiff - Manas Technology Solutions
      > >>>>>>>>> [ar.phone] 4796.0232 #BCR(227)
      > >>>>>>>>> [us.phone] 312.612.1050 #BCR(227)
      > >>>>>>>>> [email] bcardiff@
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>> [web] www.manas.com.ar
      > >>>>>>>>> [weblog] http://weblogs.manas.com.ar/bcardiff/
      > >>>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >>>>>>
      > >>>>>
      > >>>>
      > >>>>
      > >>>>
      > >>>
      > >>
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > ------------------------------------
      > >
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      > >
      > >
      > >
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