The filter streams are limited in the amount of data they will deliver. If
you are filtering a high-volume term (such as http), you will definitely not
be getting all results.
On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 10:23 PM, Zac Witte <zacwi...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm not sure the filter is actually catching everything that I'm
> supposedly tracking. There are ~20,000 tweets per minute right now
> according to tweespeed. I'm getting about 1000 tweets/m and skipping
> on average 1500 tweets/m according to the limit notifications. That
> means my filter is matching about 12.5% of all tweets, but I'm
> tracking "http" and supposedly 40% of all tweets contain a link so my
> filter would seem to be missing the majority of all links. Is this
> making sense?