Hi Tomas,

Thanks for the clarification.
One question - if you have many users, you will need to load all the
IDs
for All the users in the memory - isn't that too heavy?some of the
users have 100000+ followers.

Thanks.

On Oct 4, 6:26 pm, Thomas Hübner <thueb...@gmx.de> wrote:
> the problem is that a friendship exist is an "expensive" API Call (of
> 150 possible per hr) I do not know what kind of Application you plan but
> for my client App I load the ID's of followers with one API call and
> keep this list in memory. If a status become loaded I compare the
> icluded UserID with the list and switch the menues depending on
> containing this ID or not. This is much faster then request the API each
> time.
>
> Only situation which is not working for are search calls because the
> delivered result (ATOM) does not contain any userID which is a fail
>
> twittme_mobi schrieb:
>
> > Hi Tomas,
>
> > thanks for the reply!
> > the social graph methods are too heavy for such a simple operation.
> > I have to check if user is followed every time that a profile is
> > visited so
> > i would now where to put "Follow" or "Unfollow" button.It is not
> > reasonable
> > to execute the social graph methods every time, because sometimes
> > users might
> > have thousands of followers.Isn't it the friendship/exists method that
> > needs to be fixed,
> > after all, it is just for checking if user is followed or not..
>
> > Thanks!Your opinion is welcome!
>
> > On Oct 3, 2:20 pm, Thomas Hübner <thueb...@gmx.de> wrote:
> >> you have the social graph methods which deliver ID's. Unfortunately the
> >> same API call for screennames is missed - so you never can make
> >> comparings with search API results because there is no userID in.
>
> >> friends/ids
> >> followers/ids
>
> >> cheers,
> >> Thomas
>
> >> twittme_mobi schrieb:
>
> >>> Hi guys, i tried friendship/exists but it throws an
> >>> error when the user is protected.How should i accomplish this task
> >>> with the API?
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