You do not need to be whitelisted to use OAuth or to have a source parameter.
In order to have custom source register an OAuth application here: https://twitter.com/oauth_clients/new. If you are properly signing the updates with OAuth and *not* with BasicAuth then the from will automatically be used. If or some reason it the source still shows as "from API" open a support issue: http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/entry or email a...@twitter.com Abraham On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 08:58, Vincent Nguyen <kureik...@gmail.com> wrote: > Here is the things i do (& success): > > 1.Apply whilelist > 2.Using OAuth > > I guess you need apply whilelist first then use Oatuh and you can set FROM > from API > > 2009/8/3 Duane Roelands <duane.roela...@gmail.com> > > >> If you're developing a new application, you -must- use OAuth if you >> want the "From" line to display your application's name. >> >> It used to work for Basic Auth, but Twitter disabled that. >> Applications that had been working when they disabled it were >> "grandfathered in", but apps created after that point must use OAuth >> to have access to this feature. >> >> On Aug 3, 6:47 am, Sam Street <sam...@gmail.com> wrote: >> > I've had this difficulty too, with the 'source' parameter being >> > ignored. >> > I recommend using OAuth which handles it all fine. I'm weary about >> > providing my password to apps these days >> > >> > On Aug 3, 6:49 am, Pek <wushup...@gmail.com> wrote: >> > >> > >> > >> > > how do you set the from field when you tweet from the API. Right now >> > > mine says from API. I'd like it to say from [My Application] >> > >> > > I've set all the fields necessary from the apps settings >> > > -- Abraham Williams | Community Evangelist | http://web608.org Hacker | http://abrah.am | http://twitter.com/abraham Project | http://fireeagle.labs.poseurtech.com This email is: [ ] blogable [x] ask first [ ] private. Sent from Madison, Wisconsin, United States