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Out of sheer curiosity, I am wondering about the WordPress Answers Twitter account. What determines whether a question gets tweeted or not? I see that a tweet goes out roughly once every three hours. I thought maybe it tweets highly rated questions without answers, or maybe questions with a lot of activity, but this question, with a score of only 1, was tweeted 8 hours after the answer (also a score of 1) was accepted.

  • See meta.stackexchange.com/a/101340/145551 – fuxia Aug 26 '13 at 19:28
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    Thanks for the link. Jeff Atwood explained in one of his answers generally how the Twitter accounts work. There is some discussion in that question (from 2 years ago) on adding a manual, human component to the accounts. Did that ever happen, or is the WordPress Answers Twitter account still entirely automated? – Ben Miller Aug 26 '13 at 19:37
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    @Ben Miller: For the moment all official Twitter feeds are automated. (However, some individuals on other sites have set up their own Twitter accounts, which broadcast interesting questions manually.) – Jon Ericson Aug 29 '13 at 0:49

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