-from:username should work. If it doesn't, please send the query (or
unicast me if you want to keep it private) and we can take a look.
If all else fails, you can filter the results on your end before
displaying them to remove the unwanted user's tweets.
On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 11:46 AM, Rodney <rodn...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm going to be streaming tweets from an upcoming tradeshow and
> unfortunately, the organization that is running the tradeshow doesn't
> own the @username that matches their organization name. They had it,
> but then changed it to some obscure thing with underscores.
> Anyway, someone else now has the 4 character username that is also the
> main keyword for this upcoming tradeshow, but they aren't affiliated
> with the tradeshow and their tweets won't be about the show.
> So as I'm pulling in results for this unique 4 letter abbreviation,
> this users non-relevant tweets are showing up because their username
> So my question is, is there a negative search operator that I can add
> that will exclude one specific username from the search results that
> are returned?
> I tried the formats -from:alexiskold and from:-alexiskold, but those
> didn't seem to work.