Why not do a location-based Twitter search and then analyze the returned tweets? Or am I missing something in what you're trying to do?
On Dec 11, 5:16 am, ArtJulian <art.jul...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi, > > I'm trying to build an application around trending topics based on a > specific location through the public timeline, but would rather not > filter the timeline on location afterwards. I did notice the Local > Trends Methods, but I would like to set my own parameters and > therefore depend on the public timeline to get the recent posts for > the specific country. > > Is there a way to request thehttp://twitter.com/statuses/public_timeline.xml > for specific countries and/or locations? I need the most recent status > posts from a specific location, but I don't want to waste requests by > deleting most of the data afterwards. > > Any help would be great! > > Arthur