Tweetake.com will back up your own tweets, followers, etc but only the
last 1000, that is in Twitters API rules.

On Jun 30, 5:16 pm, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Every profile has an RSS feed. There are many applications that will
> download RSS feeds.
>
> Abraham
>
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> On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 15:52, DWRoelands<duane.roela...@gmail.com> wrote:
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> > Ah, I see.
>
> > This is certainly doable.  Your application would need to sign into
> > your account (Basic Auth is probably fine if it's just for your own
> > use), and retrieve your friends' updates.  This is already in the API.
>
> > What the API doesn't have is any "Save" functionality, so you would
> > need to write your own code that goes through the list of updates and
> > saves them to disk.  It would not be hard to code at all.
>
> > The more I think about this, the more I think I might add this feature
> > to the Twitter client I'm writing. :)
>
> > --Duane
>
> > On Jun 30, 4:24 pm, Richie <richie.mor...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I want to download their tweets - as I said. I don't want to just see
> >> them in my list on Twitter. I want to download their tweets and store
> >> them in an archive on my local machine.
>
> >> On Jun 30, 4:19 pm, DWRoelands <duane.roela...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >> > Could you be a little more specific?
>
> >> > If you follow another user, their tweets will show up in your list of
> >> > friends' updates.  Does that not do what you need it to do?
>
> >> > On Jun 30, 2:13 pm, Richie <richie.mor...@gmail.com> wrote:
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> >> > > Is there a way using the Twitter API to subscribe to a user and
> >> > > download their tweets using a web server whenever they update?
>
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