Re: [twitter-dev] complete Retweet functionality in thirdparty apps

2010-02-25 Thread srikanth reddy
Combine retweet timelines? But 'Retweets by Me' returns only 20( as per doc) and other time lines return more. Plus what does it matter if a user tries to retweet a status they have already retweeted? There is no adverse effect Twitter returns 403 since it has already been retweeted. There is no

[twitter-dev] OAuth create favorite fails

2010-02-25 Thread twittme_mobi
Hello, I am moving my twitter app to OAUTH. I am fine with most of the URLs/use case but I have problem with favorites/create and favorites/destroy/ For example, If I login with OAuth , i could view the friends timelen, check for existing block and follows between users but when I try to create

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API Best Practice (Multiple Connections or Single)

2010-02-25 Thread Alam Sher
So in case, if I have 20K users and I have to, say track 60K keywords for them + also have to follow all of them. I should be applying for 2 higher access accounts one for track predicates and other for follow predicate. Does this make sense? Thanks, Alam Sher On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 8:44 AM,

[twitter-dev] Re: Quality Filter in Streaming API with follow predicates

2010-02-25 Thread Jonathan Strauss
Heh :-) The app we're building, TweetPo.st, is designed to post the user's tweets to Facebook. So, the call-to-action I proposed would be specific to our app: i.e. if TweetPo.st users were not seeing the expected behavior from the app. But, we have decided to do basically what you suggest to

[twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API connection abandonment separation anxiety issues

2010-02-25 Thread Jacopo Gio
Thank John and Ntwrk Team ! ;-) On Feb 24, 8:48 pm, John Kalucki j...@twitter.com wrote: Network operations believes that they found and fixed the proximate cause of the connection abandonment issue -- a periodically overwhelmed LB CPU. The LB should close connections in this case, but for

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Fail on Capture the Access Token in JS

2010-02-25 Thread Taiyo FUJII
Hello, I'm using below library on my pure HTML client application for OAuth process. http://oauth.googlecode.com/svn/code/javascript/ I only use this library set and can't found problem on your token. my client app may help you if you're interest. mbtweet (only for Safari 4, Chrome and other

[twitter-dev] Search user API broken?

2010-02-25 Thread _ado
Haven't been able to make a call like 'http://api.twitter.com/1/users/ search.xml?q=ev' today. Getting HTML error page.

[twitter-dev] Re: Suggestion: Return API responses in same set of formats

2010-02-25 Thread _ado
Trends api call only supports JSON. On Jan 28, 12:54 am, Raffi Krikorian ra...@twitter.com wrote: what methods return XML exclusively? when it comes to the REST API (not necessarily the search API), we should be returning XML and JSON for all of them (IMHO, use JSON).  we do support RSS and

[twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API Best Practice (Multiple Connections or Single)

2010-02-25 Thread Alam Sher
So in case, if I have 20K users and I have to, say track 60K keywords for them + also have to follow all of them. I should be applying for 2 higher access accounts one for track predicates and other for follow predicate. Does this make sense? Thanks, On Feb 25, 8:44 am, John Kalucki

[twitter-dev] Re: OAuth create favorite fails

2010-02-25 Thread Berto
I'm by no means an expert here, but it sounds like an encoding issue when you're creating your signature. Try posting a status update. Can you post anything with spaces/special characters or can you post only one word with no special characters? I remember having that problem when I tried to

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API Best Practice (Multiple Connections or Single)

2010-02-25 Thread John Kalucki
Yes, this is indeed what you should be doing. If you have a low tolerance for data loss, you will then use a total of four accounts: 2 elevated and 2 default access accounts. If you can tolerate a few missing tweets on each reconnect, you can just use the two elevated accounts. -John Kalucki

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Quality Filter in Streaming API with follow predicates

2010-02-25 Thread John Kalucki
FYI: There's already an app that posts Tweets to Facebook. -John On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 12:02 AM, Jonathan Strauss jonat...@snowballfactory.com wrote: Heh :-) The app we're building, TweetPo.st, is designed to post the user's tweets to Facebook. So, the call-to-action I proposed would be

[twitter-dev] Re: What's expected in a good User Agent?

2010-02-25 Thread enderp
Thanks Scott that does help, but yes, something more detailed would be great (unless the complete answer is an email as Scott said). Basically, I want to play by the rules, but haven't seen this one spelled out anywhere. On Feb 24, 12:28 am, Abraham Williams 4bra...@gmail.com wrote: I've

Re: [twitter-dev] How can i get the links with in the tweet.

2010-02-25 Thread Jordan Running
The answer will depend on the language you're working with, but generally it will involve using a regular expression to detect and extract the URL. If you're using Ruby, you're in luck because Twitter has released its own text processing code to the community:

Re: [twitter-dev] complete Retweet functionality in thirdparty apps

2010-02-25 Thread Abraham Williams
On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 00:06, srikanth reddy srikanth.yara...@gmail.comwrote: Combine retweet timelines? But 'Retweets by Me' returns only 20( as per doc) and other time lines return more. And has a count parameter that can return up to 200. Plus what does it matter if a user tries to

[twitter-dev] Percent of total tweets in GardenHose Stream Access

2010-02-25 Thread rb
Does anybody knows roughly the gardenhose access to streaming API provides what % of total tweets.

[twitter-dev] Re: Quality Filter in Streaming API with follow predicates

2010-02-25 Thread Jonathan Strauss
Indeed several, but people love ours because we do it smarter: * change @mentions to Twitter real names * post links to FB wall so your friends can see previews, watch videos, and/or play audio inline * give you the option of an inclusive (#fb) or exclusive (!fb) filter on what tweets to post See

[twitter-dev] best way to get location of geolocated tweets

2010-02-25 Thread Tim
I'm working on the National Weather Service's Twitter Storm Report Project. We are pulling tweets with our search hash tag and plotting them on a map. We had been using an atom search to get the geocoded lat lon pairs, but about three days ago all the tweets started coming in with geo=null. It

Re: [twitter-dev] How can i get the links with in the tweet.

2010-02-25 Thread Lil Peck
I'm using classic asp with regex for that works great - if youre using windows server. Just google classic asp twitter. On 2/25/10, Jordan Running jrunn...@gmail.com wrote: The answer will depend on the language you're working with, but generally it will involve using a regular expression to

[twitter-dev] Encoding issues with OAuth

2010-02-25 Thread Berto
So I've been able to get everything working except for posting things with spaces or any special characters that get encoded. All of the regular oauth parameters are being encoded correctly, because anything without any extra parameters works fine so I'm not quite sure what needs to be fixed. A

Re: [twitter-dev] Encoding issues with OAuth

2010-02-25 Thread Raffi Krikorian
i believe your signature base string is wrong. i would expect the signature base string for a status=This is a test to have a status%3DThis%2520is%2520a%2520test give that a shot? On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 6:42 AM, Berto mstbe...@gmail.com wrote: So I've been able to get everything working

Re: [twitter-dev] best way to get location of geolocated tweets

2010-02-25 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
What's your hashtag? Are you using the Search API? -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky borasky-research.net/m-edward-ed-borasky/ A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems. ~ Paul Erd?s Quoting Tim timbric...@gmail.com: I'm working on the National Weather Service's Twitter Storm

Re: [twitter-dev] best way to get location of geolocated tweets

2010-02-25 Thread Raffi Krikorian
hi tim. do you have an example of a tweet that you think should have geodata that is not showing up with geodata on search? if one exists, i believe, that's a bug and we'll look into it. On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 8:36 AM, Tim timbric...@gmail.com wrote: I'm working on the National Weather

Re: [twitter-dev] Retweeted status redirects to original status in browser

2010-02-25 Thread Abraham Williams
It seems to be intentional to me. I'm not sure what the reasoning for the variation is though. Abraham On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 02:32, srikanth reddy srikanth.yara...@gmail.comwrote: Hi I have noticed this problem from my app as well as in browser. Lets say userA logs into twitter and hits

[twitter-dev] Since, Until operator returns tweets outside the specified date range ?

2010-02-25 Thread alexc
http://search.twitter.com/search.atom?ands=olympics+covergirlrpp=100 contains results from the 19, and the 20th of Feb. However, http://search.twitter.com/search.atom?ands=olympics+covergirlrpp=100since=2010-02-20until=2010-02-20 still returns tweets from the 19th ? is this a timezone issue ?

[twitter-dev] Error in API wiki for favs - please?!

2010-02-25 Thread Remy Sharp
Just doing a review of the API docs to catch up on any changes, and the favorites method is now saying that authentication is required. Currently on the old and new API, authentication *isn't* required. Please, please, tell me this is just a mistake and you don't plan to close this to auth

[twitter-dev] Re: Error in API wiki for favs - please?!

2010-02-25 Thread Remy Sharp
I should add that the RSS is completely open for this on all users pages, so it stands to good reason that this API method should remain open (obviously with the exception of protected user accounts). Remy / @rem

[twitter-dev] Re: 1 tweet accounts

2010-02-25 Thread twangybird
Still hoping someone can provide some insight into this issue. deadline looms. anyone? On Feb 24, 9:47 am, twangybird davidapl...@gmail.com wrote: Can anyone help me discover a method of finding dormant Twitter accounts in which the owners only submitted one tweet to twitter. I'm trying to

[twitter-dev] Re: best way to get location of geolocated tweets

2010-02-25 Thread davidloew
I'm seeing the same thing. I do a status list and I get all of the tweets and they contain location lat longs. I do a search with json for geocode= and the tweets have geo=null in them. have a look at @popdavidl David. On Feb 25, 12:10 pm, Raffi Krikorian ra...@twitter.com wrote: hi tim. do

[twitter-dev] Unfollow Those Who Don't Follow Back - Still Against The Rules?

2010-02-25 Thread Dewald Pretorius
I have now in quick succession seen two glowing reviews of Twitter follower management tools that enable people to, in bulk, unfollow those who don't follow them back, plus several other features. The one review was on TechCrunch and the other one on ReadWriteWeb. Now, according to Jesse Stay's

[twitter-dev] Re: best way to get location of geolocated tweets

2010-02-25 Thread Tim
Ed and Raffi, We use the #wxreport to search twitter. We use the following atom search to poll twitter about every 5 minutes- http://search.twitter.com/search.atom?q=%23wxreportrpp=100 We normally would pull the lat lon from the returned data, but like I said those have seemed to go blank. My

[twitter-dev] Re: best way to get location of geolocated tweets

2010-02-25 Thread Tim
Ed and Raffi, We use the #wxreport tag. And we had been using the follow atom search to query twitter about once every five minutes - http://search.twitter.com/search.atom?q=%23wxreportrpp=100 My last tweet sent from my droid should have been geocoded. user:timbrice17 time:Thu, 25 Feb 2010

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Streaming API Best Practice (Multiple Connections or Single)

2010-02-25 Thread Alam Sher
Sorry, but exactly this portion of the documentations goes above my head. Can you please explain a bit more to me how a default access account can be used along with the elevated access account to minimize the data loss? Thanks, Alam Sher On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 7:15 PM, John Kalucki

[twitter-dev] Geo-hose release date?

2010-02-25 Thread Dztt
Has there been any word on when we can get access to the geo-hose? I'm very new to the twitter api but from what I have read the geo-hose is exactly what I am looking for. I need to be able to get all georeferenced tweets for a specified area.

[twitter-dev] Re: DMs are automatically tweeted (not what I want!) :)

2010-02-25 Thread SDF
Thank you everyone. Once I changed my password the headache went away. On Jan 31, 11:41 am, Andrew Badera and...@badera.us wrote: that could be read as but it's ok to give your password to applications using oauth. On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 11:38 AM, Raffi Krikorian ra...@twitter.com wrote:

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: best way to get location of geolocated tweets

2010-02-25 Thread Raffi Krikorian
ok - this is a major bummer, but thanks for confirming. we'll start to investigate and potentially put together a fix. On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 12:44 PM, Tim timbric...@gmail.com wrote: Ed and Raffi, We use the #wxreport tag. And we had been using the follow atom search to query twitter

Re: [twitter-dev] Geo-hose release date?

2010-02-25 Thread Raffi Krikorian
try taking a look at http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Streaming-API-Documentation#locations On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 12:17 PM, Dztt jonathandme...@gmail.com wrote: Has there been any word on when we can get access to the geo-hose? I'm very new to the twitter api but from what I have read the geo-hose

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: best way to get location of geolocated tweets

2010-02-25 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
I haven't done much search testing recently, but I do have filter working with locations now. I'm running a test for, of all places, Portland, Oregon, at the moment and it is delivering those few tweets that are geotagged. ;-) -- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: best way to get location of geolocated tweets

2010-02-25 Thread M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
Oh ... wait ... when you do a search *with* a geocode parameter, you get user locations and geocodes if the tweet is geotagged. If you do a search *without* a geocode parameter, you don't get either. Is it supposed to give those even without the geocode parameter? Is that a bug? I thought

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: best way to get location of geolocated tweets

2010-02-25 Thread Raffi Krikorian
hi tim. can you try again please? after doing a few things, i then ran a search for a user who i know geotags, and it now seems to work? [ra...@tw-mbp13-raffi ~]$ *curl http://search.twitter.com/search.atom?q=renonelab* ?xml version=1.0 encoding=UTF-8? ... entry ... titleRT

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Error in API wiki for favs - please?!

2010-02-25 Thread Raffi Krikorian
hi - i think this is more an issue with our documentation. if you were to attempt to get my favorites stream, for example, you can do it without authentication because i'm a public user. if you attempt to get a protected user, you would need to authenticate to confirm that you have permission to

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: 1 tweet accounts

2010-02-25 Thread Abraham Williams
You could sequentially pull profiles but that would take you ~110 million API calls... Abraham On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 14:50, twangybird davidapl...@gmail.com wrote: Still hoping someone can provide some insight into this issue. deadline looms. anyone? On Feb 24, 9:47 am, twangybird

Re: [twitter-dev] retweet status URL?

2010-02-25 Thread Abraham Williams
You will have to have users click to retweet manually or implement the retweet API. Abraham On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 20:18, escarp travis.a.ever...@gmail.com wrote: We've been looking around for a few hours, but something we thought would be relatively easy has proven somewhat tricky. Is

[twitter-dev] Time to whitelist??

2010-02-25 Thread eco_bach
Hi Am about to launch a new twitter application but am concerned that I am handicapped by the maximum number of 150 requests per hour. Can anyone tell me how long the whitelisting process takes?

Re: [twitter-dev] Time to whitelist??

2010-02-25 Thread Abraham Williams
Generally from a matter of hours to number of days, maybe a week at the max. Last I heard if you use https://api.twitter.com/1 with OAuth the rate limit is 350/hour. Abraham On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 18:45, eco_bach bac...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Am about to launch a new twitter application but am

[twitter-dev] 503 - Server Unavailable on User Search

2010-02-25 Thread Duane Roelands
Getting steady 503 errors when trying to execute user searches. I know my OAuth signature generation is working because I can post tweets and read timelines.

Re: [twitter-dev] Time to whitelist??

2010-02-25 Thread Raffi Krikorian
Last I heard if you use https://api.twitter.com/1 with OAuth the rate limit is 350/hour. its true. use oauth. just also, please, read the rate limiting headers that are coming back and dynamically adapt. On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 18:45, eco_bach bac...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Am about to

Re: [twitter-dev] 503 - Server Unavailable on User Search

2010-02-25 Thread Raffi Krikorian
503 is not an authentication error - 503 is a service is unavailable. we're in the process of transitioning our name search infrastructure, so please be prepared for a few 503s. On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 7:00 PM, Duane Roelands duane.roela...@gmail.comwrote: Getting steady 503 errors when trying

Re: [twitter-dev] Twitter API and Home Presentation - My updates and those of those I follow.

2010-02-25 Thread Abraham Williams
Statuses/home_timeline should return the authenticated accounts statues as well as the statuses by accounts the authenticated account follows. Be careful though as there could be protected statuses in the timeline. Abraham On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 09:41, Danny dhho...@gmail.com wrote: As a web

[twitter-dev] Re: Time to whitelist??

2010-02-25 Thread eco_bach
I am only using the Search API, in conjunction with statuses show. http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/show But do get the error message mentioning 150 maximum requests per IP per hour.

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: Question about licensing

2010-02-25 Thread Abraham Williams
OWF is interesting. I don't know if Twitter would adopt it but I would like to hear their thoughts on it. Abraham On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 18:02, Chris Messina chris.mess...@gmail.comwrote: Actually, NOW would be the time to contribute feedback to the OWF, since there's a good amount of

[twitter-dev] Re: 1 tweet accounts

2010-02-25 Thread twangybird
Yeah that's the thing I guess. This site is kind of doing what I want, but I need accounts with only 1 tweet. http://myfirsttweet.com/ On Feb 25, 6:05 pm, Abraham Williams 4bra...@gmail.com wrote: You could sequentially pull profiles but that would take you ~110 million API calls... Abraham

[twitter-dev] Simple Perl Scripts For Twitter

2010-02-25 Thread neal rauhauser
I've cobbled together some simple perl scripts for Twitter based on Marc Mims' Net::Twitter module. http://github.com/StrandedWind/Simple-Perl-Scripts-For-Twitter/ These are 'unix way' tools - simple things less than a page long that perform basic Twitter functions in such a fashion that

[twitter-dev] Regarding the Streaming Access

2010-02-25 Thread Arunachalam
Hi all, I was going through the webpage http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Streaming-API-Documentation to know about the streaming API. I got a doubt on the same. No where in the webpage its mentioned what access i have currently for the streaming API. Is there any place to check my access level for

Re: [twitter-dev] Regarding the Streaming Access

2010-02-25 Thread John Kalucki
Unless you've made prior arrangements with Twitter, your account is at the default access level. We'll be making announcements about increased access levels over the next several months. -John Kalucki http://twitter.com/jkalucki Infrastructure, Twitter Inc. On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 10:52 PM,

Re: [twitter-dev] Re: 1 tweet accounts

2010-02-25 Thread Harshad RJ
Or you could collect data from streaming API for a while, to filter out active users. There are about 600 tweets / sec, which might (optimistically) give you a decent blacklist in as few as 24 hours. On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 7:35 AM, Abraham Williams 4bra...@gmail.com wrote: You could