They are intentionally removed from the user_timeline.
On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 9:11 AM, Tyson Lowery <tysonlow...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I've noticed that with the new retweet feature, retweets no longer
> appear in the user_timeline API calls. Is this intentional or is this
> a bug? If it is a bug, any ideas on the expected fix date? I
> noticed a lot of complaints about this searching on twitter (like
> "hey, retweets don't show up in my XYZ application!")
> If it is intentional, there is no longer a way to get public retweets
> using the developer API calls. Unless I am missing something? The
> only way I see to do this is through the retweet API calls which
> require an authenitcated user.
> Thanks for any help you can provide. I'm trying to get all the
> information I can before I start sinking time into writing a fix for
> this for my application.
Twitter Platform Team