Don’t worry about missing #openwebaward tweets

Some of us have noticed that the tweets recognizing our votes don’t always show up. Thanks to Darin Grimm for doing a bit of looking into it.  His finding? The results should be logging as long as you get the thank you screen on the mashable site.  Don’t worry about the tweet — you can create your own anyway!

What’s happening? Darin explains that Twitter has implemented a system where it will not display “duplicate” tweets – defined as same text in a 24 hr period.  It’s being done to reduce spam. Mashable resets at midnight but twitter is any 24 hour period.  He gave me the example of voting one day at 6:55 am and the next morning logging in a bit earlier.  Based on the twitter rule, his second vote did not show up, but the open web awards site gave him a thanks for voting.

I’m one of those folks who accidentally tried to vote twice one day and mashable told me, so keep getting your daily vote on!  This is a viral campaign so we need to keep up the momentum we’ve started!  Thanks to all of you who are voting daily — keep encouraging friends on twitter, Facebook, etc to log in and help us get Michele, agchat & foodchat some well-deserved attention!

Vote daily for @mpaynknoper for twitter user of the year! Click here if you haven’t gotten to the polls yet today!

About Janice Person

I'm Janice & this blog is about my passions -- photography, travel, agriculture & whatever else comes to mind. Putting all those things together is intriguing to me…. I can spend a lot of time soaking it up! It's almost always a colorful adventure!

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