Codebreaker

Twitter inserts ads into your tweetstream

John Moe Nov 2, 2010

And really, it’s pretty painful anytime anyone inserts ANYTHING into your tweetstream.

Twitter has a pretty basic idea here: sponsored tweets inserted into the list of tweets you’ve signed up to see. They’re waiting to see if there’s a massive uprising of resistance about the company trying to make a bit of scratch off this massive platform they provide for free.

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