Got it. So all the tweets in a user_timeline or in the status /users/ show api call do originate from the owner of the twitter account (could be a new tweet or a reply).
Thanks you for all your comments! On Oct 6, 10:44 am, Damon Clinkscales <sca...@pobox.com> wrote: > On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 11:11 AM, JK <jam...@slip.net> wrote: > > > Both API calls show replies from followers. I just want the tweets > > posted by the owner of the twitter account. > > For example, take a look at TO > > -http://twitter.com/users/show/terrellowens.xml > > > At the time I am posting this, the last status shows: > > <text>@Speaker1234 wassup? Hv a good day</text> which was posted by a > > follower. > > > How do you you go about just obtaining the tweets for just the account > > owner? > > JK, > > You're confusing tweets FROM others with tweets TO others. The tweets > for user_timeline which begin with @ are the specified user's replies > TO other people. If you don't want to see those replies they've sent > TO other people, then you'll need to scan recent tweets and look for > the last tweet that does not begin with @. > > -damon > --http://twitter.com/damon