Sonam, You can do this with just one or two connections. There's a section in the wiki with some practical advice on updating predicates: http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Streaming-API-Documentation#UpdatingFilterPredicates
-John Kalucki http://twitter.com/jkalucki Services, Twitter Inc. On Sep 8, 10:08 am, Sonam Singh <sonamsingh...@yahoo.co.in> wrote: > My problem is that , > In my app,I want the users statuses to be retrieved from the point > they join my app..and there is chance of million of users . > I'll process those statuses for some specific data(secret :)). > The most obvious solution that looks to me is that: > using twitter stream api and using filter method with follow > paramters. > But i think this would lead to creating hundreds of connections to api/ > method and listening to them continously if they have made a tweet > which is a bad practice,..And also probably will block my app.. > Does u guys can suggest any solution.. ?