Unless there's been a server restart and some unusual resulting backlog, nearly all tweets from /track will be forwarded within a second or two of being posted.
I suspect you are conflating the created_at of the user with the created_at of the status. I've done this many times. -John Kalucki twitter.com/jkalucki Services, Twitter Inc. On Jul 11, 2:37 pm, Germig <i...@exbeerde.de> wrote: > Sorry, if I should know it. But is it usual that the results of the > track method could be 6 months old? When I played with it I got tweets > from Dec. 2008 or May or April or nearly realtime. Any way to get just > the newest? > Thanks Martin