In the authenticated friends timeline, I believe <following> tells you
whether that Twitter account is following you or not.

Dewald

On Oct 10, 11:55 am, eclipsed4utoo <ryanalford...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anybody know if there is an issue with the friends_timeline REST
> method?  When I do it, it returns tweets from all of my friends.
> However, the "following" XML tag is false.  How can that be?  They are
> my friend if I am following them, correct?
>
> http://twitter.com/statuses/friends_timeline.xml
>
> and this is the first status that is returned.
>
> <status>
>     <created_at>Sat Oct 10 14:36:56 +0000 2009</created_at>
>     <id>4761273314</id>
>     <text>
>               Disk2vhd Turns Your PC Into a Virtual 
> Machine:http://bit.ly/1z6lNa
>     </text>
>     <source>
>             <a href="http://www.tweetdeck.com/";
> rel="nofollow">TweetDeck</a>
>     </source>
>     <truncated>false</truncated>
>     <in_reply_to_status_id/>
>     <in_reply_to_user_id/>
>     <favorited>false</favorited>
>     <in_reply_to_screen_name/>
>     <user>
>          <id>43065412</id>
>          <name>George Dan Pirvu</name>
>          <screen_name>gamearchitect</screen_name>
>          <location>a giant cubicle</location>
>          <description>
>                 Programming games since 1997. Psychologist, internet
> marketer, horrible chess player.
>          </description>
>          <profile_image_url>
>                  
> http://a3.twimg.com/profile_images/280718799/georgep_normal.jpg
>          </profile_image_url>
>          <url>http://www.randombyte.com</url>
>          <protected>false</protected>
>          <followers_count>7643</followers_count>
>          <profile_background_color>9AE4E8</profile_background_color>
>          <profile_text_color>333333</profile_text_color>
>          <profile_link_color>0084B4</profile_link_color>
>          <profile_sidebar_fill_color>DDFFCC</
> profile_sidebar_fill_color>
>          <profile_sidebar_border_color>BDDCAD</
> profile_sidebar_border_color>
>          <friends_count>8148</friends_count>
>          <created_at>Thu May 28 07:08:07 +0000 2009</created_at>
>          <favourites_count>0</favourites_count>
>          <utc_offset>7200</utc_offset>
>          <time_zone>Bucharest</time_zone>
>          <profile_background_image_url>
>                  
> http://a3.twimg.com/profile_background_images/19709051/olivemanna_isl...
>          </profile_background_image_url>
>          <profile_background_tile>true</profile_background_tile>
>          <statuses_count>656</statuses_count>
>          <notifications>false</notifications>
>          <geo_enabled>false</geo_enabled>
>          <verified>false</verified>
>          <following>false</following>
>     </user>
>     <geo/>
> </status>
>
> So how can that be?

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