That's not so bad. So you're saying search is going to consider either user loc or tweet loc (and I assume pick the closest)?
On Nov 20, 4:57 pm, Raffi Krikorian <ra...@twitter.com> wrote: > that is currently unsupported -- right now you will get both. you > could, once receiving the search results, filter on the values in the > <geo> tag that is returned in the search API. > > > > > How does this interact with the search mechanism, if at all? i.e. when > > I do a near search, I *don't* want tweets that come from people who's > > profile sets them near that place, but instead only for *tweets* > > marked as near that place. > > >> As you may have seen on the Twitter blog , geotagging is now > >> available for all users and developers throughout Twitter's APIs. > >> Specific geotagging methods have been added and existing formats > >> expanded to accommodate this rich new information. > > >> To get started developing with this API and sending geotweets, > >> check out > > >>http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Twitter-REST-API-Method%3A-statuses > >> %C2%A0u... > > >> Geotweets now carry the geotag whenever available and whenever they > >> appear in our REST, Search, and Streaming APIs. > > >> Remember, geotagging is disabled by default on users' accounts. > >> Encourage your users to enable it by sending them to their settings > >> page . From that page, a user can turn this feature on by > >> checking > >> the "Enable geotagging" checkbox. Alternatively, we're also > >> providing > >> a mobile optimized geotagging settings page  that you can send > >> them > >> too as well. As a developer, you can determine whether a user has > >> enabled geotagging by calling the users/show method  or in any > >> other <user> element returned by the REST API where a user object > >> shows up -- just look for the geo_enabled flag. > > >> For more hints on how to use geotagging, check out our Geotagging > >> Best > >> Practices page  where we have UX mock-ups, hints on how to best > >> support user privacy, and more. > > >> We're really excited about this feature! And more is coming. > > >> Go get lost. We'll send help. > > >> http://blog.twitter.com/2009/11/think-globally-tweet-locally.html > >> http://twitter.com/account/settings > >> http://m.twitter.com/account/settings/geo > >> http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Twitter-REST-API-Method%3A-users%C2%A0show > >> http://help.twitter.com/forums/26810/entries/78525 > > -- > Raffi Krikorian > Twitter Platform Team > ra...@twitter.com | @raffi