I'm having the same issue... but mine is even for users who have public accounts. I'm following 55 users, and only getting 2 results back with an authenticated API call.
On Oct 21, 9:36 am, Frank Mertz <fm4...@googlemail.com> wrote: > Dear all, > > recently I experience long delays (several hours) until a new status > offriendsappears in the response of a statuses/friendscall. The > users/show call for thesefriendsalready delivers the new tweet. This > behavior can be observed for a large number of users, however, only > forfriendswith protected status. Forfriendswith public statuses, > these are always shown directly in the response. Even more strangely, > sometimes statuses/friendsalready delivers the new status in the JSON > response, but not in the XML response, or vice versa. > > I filed an issue on this behavior several days ago (http:// > code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=1121) and would be > interested if others are having problems with this as well. Also, any > information on when this might be fixed would be highly appreciated. > > Thank you very much and kind regards, > Frank