And what's prohibiting you from doing this?
On 11/23/09 9:38 AM, "Duane Roelands" <duane.roela...@gmail.com> wrote: > I would get a list of the current user's followers and maintain it in > a cache. Then, when displaying an arbitrary list of users, check each > user to see if that user exists in the cache. They they do, show the > "Unfollow" button. If they don't, show the "Follow" button. > > On Nov 23, 12:08 pm, Chris Thomson <chri...@chris24.ca> wrote: >> There seems to be a `following` boolean attribute returned for each user in >> /statuses/followers.xml (and .json)... is that what you're looking for? >> >> -- >> Chris Thomson >> >> On 2009-11-23, at 11:16 AM, Ryan Bell wrote: >> >>> I would like to completely recreate Twitter's followers screen. After >>> some research, we aren't sure its possible without being inefficient >>> with the API. >> >>> We're unable to determine if a user is a following the logged in user >>> in a bulk fashion.This information is needed in order to determine >>> which options to include next to each follower. ex) should you show >>> 'follow' or 'unfollow' button? >> >>> Twitter returns your followers information, but does not include >>> information as to whether you are also following that user. It seems >>> that the only way to get this additional information is on a 1-by-1 >>> basis by checking to see if each of your followers is being followed >>> by you. >> >>> QUESTION: >>> Is there a better way to determine in bulk if users are being followed >>> by you? It seems that this functionality must exist in order for an >>> application to mimic Twitter's Followers page. >> >>> Thanks in advance for any assistance, >> >>> Ryan