Thanks for your replies.
@Ed I think you're right with the location-based search being the
better option at the moment (just realized you don't need a query for
that), but I still have to analyze the tweets and see if they're
useful for what I want to do with them after.
@Elroy thanks for referring me to the other group discussion, it
helps. I was considering going for the Streaming API, but stumbled
upon the same problem with location based feeds. I will be following
that page closely to see what the developments are on that one.
@Raffi thanks in general :-)
On Dec 12, 9:38 am, enygmatic <enygma...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I think that ought to work as well. I did try doing something like
> that, however I hit a dead end because I kept getting cached results
> on querying search. (see
> Has anyone else had any success in getting location-based public
> timelines using search api ?
> On Dec 12, 1:20 pm, "M. Edward (Ed) Borasky" <zzn...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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!
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