[twitter-dev] Re: Noise-tweet regex repository

2009-10-09 Thread Dave Briccetti
A Twitter client can do an HTTP get to here: http://talkingpuffin.appspot.com/filters/noise and expect lines of plain text like this: Just joined a twibe. Visit http\://twibes\.com/.* just joined a video chat at http\://tinychat\.com.*

[twitter-dev] Re: Noise-tweet regex repository

2009-10-09 Thread Dave Briccetti
Please submit your candidate “noise tweets”: http://bit.ly/NoiseTweets I’ll review them and add them to the repository. These should generally be messages of the type of viral advertising— some service doing something for a Twitter user and then blabbing about it through the careless or

[twitter-dev] I have a problem with update my status across API

2009-10-09 Thread gonandriy
When I try update my status sometimes I have success, but sometimes status not updated and I receive empty response and http code is 0 I have no exceed twitter limits. Why this problem may occur?

[twitter-dev] Re: Account management app - suspended accounts

2009-10-09 Thread Andrew Badera
On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 11:03 PM, Abraham Williams 4bra...@gmail.com wrote: Twitter's spam flagging system is an ever-changing trade secret. It is unlikely that you will get a direct answer. Have the 600 account holders contact Twitter support and hopefully they will get re-enabled quickly.

[twitter-dev] Re: Have you read the OneForty.com Developer Contract?

2009-10-09 Thread Andrew Badera
Laura, Sounds like you're taking some of the right steps to make your offering better for everyone concerned. I look forward to seeing the results of your efforts. ∞ Andy Badera ∞ +1 518-641-1280 ∞ This email is: [ ] bloggable [x] ask first [ ] private ∞ Google me:

[twitter-dev] Re: Noise-tweet regex repository

2009-10-09 Thread Sam Street
Please don't forget the Ive just taken the 'WHOSE HOTTER' quiz and voted for Miley fucking Cyrus spam via @reply (and DM also) On Oct 9, 7:03 am, Dave Briccetti da...@davebsoft.com wrote: A Twitter client can do an HTTP get to here:  http://talkingpuffin.appspot.com/filters/noise and expect

[twitter-dev] Re: Noise-tweet regex repository

2009-10-09 Thread Sam Street
ps. thats not the actual string. I'll paste actual noise here as I discover it though On Oct 9, 10:22 am, Sam Street sam...@gmail.com wrote: Please don't forget the Ive just taken the 'WHOSE HOTTER' quiz and voted for Miley fucking Cyrus spam via @reply (and DM also) On Oct 9, 7:03 am, Dave

[twitter-dev] Re: OAuth + Mobile nightmare

2009-10-09 Thread twittme_mobi
Hi all, any update on this?it is still not clear when mobile applications could migrate ot OAuth and how long we could use basic auth? Thanks! On Sep 4, 3:36 pm, twittme_mobi nlupa...@googlemail.com wrote: in addition to storing the access token somewhere , wouldn't it be better if twitter

[twitter-dev] Re: I have a problem with update my status across API

2009-10-09 Thread ryan alford
I think it's just the REST methods hiccuping. I've have this happen like twice. On Oct 9, 2009, at 4:02 AM, gonandriy gonand...@gmail.com wrote: When I try update my status sometimes I have success, but sometimes status not updated and I receive empty response and http code is 0 I have no

[twitter-dev] Re: Mobile oAuth

2009-10-09 Thread twittme_mobi
Hi Jim, any news on that?How close are you to address this? Thanks. On Sep 7, 9:54 am, jim.renkel james.ren...@gmail.com wrote: I've opened a feature request for this in the issues database: http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=1011 If you like this idea and / or think

[twitter-dev] Re: I have a problem with update my status across API

2009-10-09 Thread Abraham Williams
0 is a common result when PHP and cURL can not connect to Twitter. Abraham On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 05:10, ryan alford ryanalford...@gmail.com wrote: I think it's just the REST methods hiccuping. I've have this happen like twice. On Oct 9, 2009, at 4:02 AM, gonandriy gonand...@gmail.com

[twitter-dev] Re: Have you read the OneForty.com Developer Contract?

2009-10-09 Thread Dewald Pretorius
Laura, You may want to consider temporarily removing the contract and maybe even the entire claiming feature while you're sorting this out. Why continue to ask developers to agree to something that you don't agree with yourself, and continue to tick off developers? It may be a prudent approach

[twitter-dev] Re: I have a problem with update my status across API

2009-10-09 Thread ryan alford
What about an empty response? I get it from my .Net API. I've only had it happen twice. On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 6:21 AM, Abraham Williams 4bra...@gmail.com wrote: 0 is a common result when PHP and cURL can not connect to Twitter. Abraham On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 05:10, ryan alford

[twitter-dev] Re: Account management app - suspended accounts

2009-10-09 Thread SuperCerial
Absolutely true. on both counts... However, not so long ago Twitter banned many accounts by mistake because they used tweetlater. The trouble is on one hand Twitter supports, encourages the creation of these applications and on the other hand fails horribly to provide sufficient guidelines

[twitter-dev] Re: twitter.com/followers/befriend_all ?

2009-10-09 Thread Rick Yazwinski
Bump.. On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 2:29 PM, Rick Yazwinski rick.yazwin...@gmail.com wrote: I see comments via google about having a bot call this regularily to make sure your bot follows anyone following the bot... makes sense (rather than getting all friends and all followers and issuing

[twitter-dev] Search API - HTTP Response Code 502, what to do?

2009-10-09 Thread Zamite
Hey there, I'm posting this because I'm concerned with the possibility of exceeding the rate limit and so I would like advice on what to do. I have an application that does several queries to the Search API on several Geocode locations. The twitter Search API documentation clearly states that if

[twitter-dev] Re: Noise-tweet regex repository

2009-10-09 Thread JDG
Don't paste them here. Please go to the link he posted above. Pasting them here would be, in effect, noise. On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 03:22, Sam Street sam...@gmail.com wrote: ps. thats not the actual string. I'll paste actual noise here as I discover it though On Oct 9, 10:22 am, Sam Street

[twitter-dev] Re: Noise-tweet regex repository

2009-10-09 Thread Blaine Garrett
To add a bit more usefulness to this, I'd suggest adding some sort of Bayesian filter and domain white/black listing. Just my 2 cents. Great idea though. On Oct 9, 9:40 am, JDG ghil...@gmail.com wrote: Don't paste them here. Please go to the link he posted above. Pasting them here would be,

[twitter-dev] Re: twitter.com/followers/befriend_all ?

2009-10-09 Thread Chris Thomson
There's no need to bump threads here. As for your question, I believe the befriend_all link was available a year (or two) ago, until people abused it. If I remember correctly, it was accessible through a GET request which made it easy to abuse (shorten the link, tweet it out, boom!).

[twitter-dev] Re: Search API - HTTP Response Code 502, what to do?

2009-10-09 Thread jmathai
Get used to receiving random 502 (and other response codes) from the Twitter API. If you don't know exactly what the code means I suggest retrying it. If it's explicit that you're being rate limited then wait before you retry. http://twitter.com/jkalucki/status/4686847704

[twitter-dev] Re: Account management app - suspended accounts

2009-10-09 Thread John Kalucki
Openness about abuse is generally counter-productive for everyone. For example, opaque limits are harder to game and give better detection signals. Also, practically, limits need to be adjusted without notice to respond changing attacks. In the end, valid access that is difficult to distinguish

[twitter-dev] Re: Account management app - suspended accounts

2009-10-09 Thread SuperCerial
How about you just answer my question? What you're saying is mankind is wrong to live by well defined and concrete rules. I could steal that car and it will be ok, then again it might not - what don't you try and find out. You really think that's right? Of course the reality is Twitter is

[twitter-dev] Re: twitter.com/followers/befriend_all ?

2009-10-09 Thread PJB
If it is not in the Twitter API documentation, if the API call not work for you, if you see no reference to it here on this forum... I am at a loss why you are asking whether it exists or not. Clearly it does not. On Oct 7, 11:29 am, Rick Yazwinski rick.yazwin...@gmail.com wrote: I see

[twitter-dev] Re: Account management app - suspended accounts

2009-10-09 Thread Cameron Kaiser
Openness about abuse is generally counter-productive for everyone. For example, opaque limits are harder to game and give better detection signals. Also, practically, limits need to be adjusted without notice to respond changing attacks. In the end, valid access that is difficult to

[twitter-dev] Re: Account management app - suspended accounts

2009-10-09 Thread freefall
Yes exactly - Twitter doesnt live by a coherent ruleset. It openly promotes bots yet suspends people without any warning or information. It opens its doors to be gamed and kicks people out randomly. This lack of transparant rules is working like a charm isnt it. On Oct 9, 7:44 pm, Cameron

[twitter-dev] Re: Account management app - suspended accounts

2009-10-09 Thread Dewald Pretorius
John, With reference to used for invalid purposes in your post. That begs the question, what exactly constitute invalid purposes? From a Twitter purist's point of view, anything other than What are you doing? constitutes an invalid purpose. I'd venture to say that very few people use Twitter

[twitter-dev] Re: Account management app - suspended accounts

2009-10-09 Thread Andrew Badera
As someone who's been a Twitter user since March 2007 or so, and a developer since late 2007, I have a hard time disagreeing with anything I've seen from Twitter on spam policies. In general, it seems to me, if you're not a douchebag, you don't get suspended. With one or two exceptions in that

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Geo stuff

2009-10-09 Thread Axthelm
On that note, is it known if the setting to opt in will be exposed in the account/update_profile API? On Oct 4, 4:13 am, Rich rhyl...@gmail.com wrote: TheGeotag is only populated firstly if the user posting the tweet has opted in via Twitter's website (which hasn't been enabled yet) and

[twitter-dev] Announcing GoTwitr

2009-10-09 Thread Jim Fulford
/* Disclaimer - this app is not officially affiliated with Twitter. No Twitter endorsement implied. */ First, I’d like to say thanks to everyone on this board for sharing their thoughts, questions, and help every day, and also thank Twitter for creating a Great API for us to use. Today we’re

[twitter-dev] Preview Access to Lists API?

2009-10-09 Thread Eric Woodward
So, I am hearing from a few people that they have advanced preview access to the Lists API, the feature that was announced recently. It is a cool thing to see a steady stream of feature additions in the pipeline. I look forward to adding Lists to Nambu. First, please confirm that this is true,

[twitter-dev] Twitter Translator

2009-10-09 Thread bgouban
Hi everybody, I just received an e-mail to join the translation program, nice ! But on my twitter homepage, the panel translate is not visible and the page on http://twitter.com/translate/translator/ is empty. Do you know what I can do to activate the translation panel ? Thanks Brice -

[twitter-dev] Re: Account management app - suspended accounts

2009-10-09 Thread Dewald Pretorius
One more thought about this. Audience (followers) is to Twitter what PageRank is to Google. Twitter created a commodity when it enabled the unlimited follower capability. As long as it is a commodity, money-motivated people will continue to exploit it as a commodity, just like they exploit

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Geo stuff

2009-10-09 Thread JDG
it will not (at least, that's what I've seen on the list thus far.) On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 09:18, Axthelm caxth...@openpathproducts.com wrote: On that note, is it known if the setting to opt in will be exposed in the account/update_profile API? On Oct 4, 4:13 am, Rich rhyl...@gmail.com

[twitter-dev] Whitelisted IPs only work when authed?

2009-10-09 Thread Charles
I recently received email that confirmed my whitelisting status. I have several IPs whitelisted, as well as the account. From a shell on one of the whitelisted servers, I make a couple requests and then try: curl http://twitter.com/account/rate_limit_status.xml ?xml version=1.0

[twitter-dev] Re: Account management app - suspended accounts

2009-10-09 Thread PJB
Agreed. What else is wefollow.com, which Twitter freely advertises, but a ranking of people by followers (just look at some of the top people in the categories and you have to ask yourself, wtf!?) When the value of a Twitter account is determined by followers (as apps like wefollow make

[twitter-dev] Re: Account management app - suspended accounts

2009-10-09 Thread PJB
Well, in the last dragnet, http://twitter.com/ricksanchezcnn, http://twitter.com/scottkwalker, http://twitter.com/karlrove were all suspended. And while you might disagree with their politics, it's pretty evident from their tweets that they were not spammers. These well-known personalities

[twitter-dev] Twitter API in 24 Hours

2009-10-09 Thread Andrew Mager
I am co-authoring a book about the Twitter API, and I was wondering if any of you guys wanted to write a chapter. The book will be in the SAMS 24 hour series, and it's scheduled to be released mid-next year. Here is our tentative table of contents: Introduction to Twitter An overview of

[twitter-dev] Re: Account management app - suspended accounts

2009-10-09 Thread Nick Arnett
On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 10:07 AM, John Kalucki jkalu...@gmail.com wrote: Openness about abuse is generally counter-productive for everyone. I don't think it is quite fair to make that statement without also acknowledging that *transparency* frequently is productive for everyone, particularly

[twitter-dev] Re: Announcing GoTwitr

2009-10-09 Thread Dean Collins
Cool apps, looks well designed. Cheers, Dean -Original Message- From: twitter-development-talk@googlegroups.com [mailto:twitter-development-t...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Jim Fulford Sent: Friday, October 09, 2009 11:37 AM To: Twitter Development Talk Subject:

[twitter-dev] Re: Whitelisted IPs only work when authed?

2009-10-09 Thread Charles
Bump On Oct 9, 4:08 pm, Charles colei...@gmail.com wrote: I recently received email that confirmed my whitelisting status.  I have several IPs whitelisted, as well as the account.  From a shell on one of the whitelisted servers, I make a couple requests and then try:

[twitter-dev] Re: Search API Rate limiting - App Engine (again)

2009-10-09 Thread Akshar
Thanks Abraham. Any pointers on how to setup a proxy on amazon ec2 for GAE? On Oct 8, 6:07 pm, Abraham Williams 4bra...@gmail.com wrote: Pretty much. You have limited options: 1) Run your Search API requests through a proxy where you will have exclusive access to the IP. 2) Wait for V2 of

[twitter-dev] Re: Have you read the OneForty.com Developer Contract?

2009-10-09 Thread Pistachio
Cross-posting this comment just posted to @BradleyJoyce's blog: http://bit.ly/2RqnU9 Hi folks, We're doing our best to hear and respond to developer feedback and better serve the community. Our approach to the developer contract was wrong. We're working to make it right. Here's how: Revised

[twitter-dev] Re: Account management app - suspended accounts

2009-10-09 Thread Dewald Pretorius
There is a very fundamental reason why I'm not holding my breath for Twitter to make any radical changes to their service: Human nature. Twitter management has tasted fame, and every Twitter employee can smell fortune around the corner. (Good for them, they deserve it.) It's is just natural

[twitter-dev] Re: Whitelisted IPs only work when authed?

2009-10-09 Thread Chad Etzel
Please note: Bumping is highly discouraged. Bumping after 122 minutes is *really* highly discouraged. -Chad On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 7:10 PM, Charles colei...@gmail.com wrote: Bump On Oct 9, 4:08 pm, Charles colei...@gmail.com wrote: I recently received email that confirmed my whitelisting

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter Geo stuff

2009-10-09 Thread Ryan Sarver
There is going to be a read-only geo_enabled flag on the user object that denotes whether or not the user has enabled geolocation. For security reasons, the user will need to come to twitter.com to change the setting. Best, Ryan On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 8:18 AM, Axthelm

[twitter-dev] Re: Woah There Page on Login

2009-10-09 Thread Nicholas Granado
Any word on this behavior I see in different Twitter OAuth implementations. Nick On Sep 11, 5:41 pm, Nicholas Granado ngran...@gmail.com wrote: Any idea what the fix is for this situation? Is it a bug on twitter's end, if so any time frame for when the fix will be deployed?

[twitter-dev] Re: Have you read the OneForty.com Developer Contract?

2009-10-09 Thread Dewald Pretorius
Laura, If my understanding is correct, this new contract is applicable when I want to claim my app in oneforty. With that in mind: a) Why do I need to license to oneforty and your sublicensees (whomever that may be) all my trademarks, trade names, service marks, logos or other identifying or

[twitter-dev] Re: Twitter API in 24 Hours

2009-10-09 Thread John Meyer
I don't know if you have enough for a full book. Even some of the chapters seem more like sub-sections at this point. Andrew Mager wrote: I am co-authoring a book about the Twitter API, and I was wondering if any of you guys wanted to write a chapter. The book will be in the SAMS 24 hour

[twitter-dev] Re: Have you read the OneForty.com Developer Contract?

2009-10-09 Thread Dewald Pretorius
Maybe, at a more basic level my question is this: Why do I need to enter into a contract with oneforty at all, when all I want to do is say, I am Joe, WonderSocialWidget is my app, and here is more information about it. Isn't this part of oneforty nothing more than a free application directory,

[twitter-dev] where will we be next year

2009-10-09 Thread tom
With the 2010 elections coming soon,and an angry electorate I can see twitter playing an unheard of influence on these elections.. as i see it the tasks will be KEEP IT ACCURATE,keep it brief,and keep it relevant The pols are allready sitting up and taking notice, NOTE;;the 18 to 30 year old

[twitter-dev] Re: where will we be next year

2009-10-09 Thread JDG
how does this have anything to do with twitter development? On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 20:16, tom tomros0...@gmail.com wrote: With the 2010 elections coming soon,and an angry electorate I can see twitter playing an unheard of influence on these elections.. as i see it the tasks will be KEEP IT

[twitter-dev] Re: where will we be next year

2009-10-09 Thread Michael Steuer
Is there a development question here? On Oct 9, 2009, at 7:16 PM, tom tomros0...@gmail.com wrote: With the 2010 elections coming soon,and an angry electorate I can see twitter playing an unheard of influence on these elections.. as i see it the tasks will be KEEP IT ACCURATE,keep it