I cant answer to the topic and this is not solved.
I understand pretty well the rules. Do you?
“automated” = hootsuite violates the rules
“reaching treding topic” = users willing of talk about hashtags violates the rules
So twitter violates the rules, hootsuite violates the rules and all users violates the rules = rules are arbitrary and an excuse to discriminate developers. If you are hootsuite, you can do it but if you are not hootsuite then you are not able to do it. Its doenst make any sense.
Whats the difference? Do i need to PAY to be able to do it? Im open to do it. Its a marketing campaing.