Finally, we have a Super User twitter account albeit with a el-crappy name ( thanks, twitter!), Still hurrah!

But.... one of the questions that was tweeted, turned out to be a meta question:

meta question

I'm not so sure if meta questions should be tweeted. IMO the Super User feed should restrict itself to activity from the main site, not the meta.

  • -1 Now that we finally have another way to get people to the meta... :( Aug 14, 2011 at 7:25
  • @Tom Wijsman: I agree with your comment, except for the downvote -- the way I see it, both the question and your comment make excellent points. Aug 14, 2011 at 8:06
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    @Randolf: Votes on meta are used for (dis)agreement, not for clarity/usefulness. Aug 14, 2011 at 8:07
  • @Tom Wijsman: Ah, I see, and it's in the FAQ (although the points still count on the main site, don't they?): meta.superuser.com/faq#vote-differences Aug 14, 2011 at 8:10
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    @Randolf: For that reason, there is no such thing as reputation on meta. The only meta where you can gather and lose reputation is Meta Stack Overflow. Aug 14, 2011 at 8:12

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This is by design.

The twitter bot will do a few new things now:

Would allowing moderators to update their Stack Exchange sites' Twitter accounts improve visibility and offer more value?

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    I actually find it very useful to get notified of Meta discussions on sites I frequent
    – Ivo Flipse
    Aug 14, 2011 at 18:47

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