On Fri, Dec 25, 2009 at 18:40, Zhu Wu <wzx725...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I am going to try both. thanks, abraham and Raffi.
>
> additionally, could you guys help me consider such case? in my app, I
> need to fetch the tweets from about 400+ accounts to fullfill the
> table in the firstly launch( it's an iphone app actually).  how to
> avoid blacklisted by server for the suddenly flood of api call? the
> user_timeline should fit my requirements but I am still a little
> concern about the performance and server's reaction even if I cache
> server response.
> BR,
> Zhu
>
>
It is unlikely that you will get blacklisted. Just be mindful of the rate
limiting.

http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Rate-limiting


> On Dec 26, 6:53 am, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > You could also add the specified users to a list and use:
> >
> > http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Twitter-REST-API-Method:-GET-list-statuses
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Dec 25, 2009 at 13:05, Raffi Krikorian <ra...@twitter.com>
> wrote:
> > > hi zhu.
> >
> > > one way would be to create a twitter account that follows all those
> users,
> > > and then call
> > >
> http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Twitter-REST-API-Method%3A-statuses-home_t...yourown
>  user.
> >
> > > alternatively, if you don't want to have a twitter account, then you
> can
> > > call
> >
> > >http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Twitter-REST-API-Method%3A-statuses-user_t.
> ..
> >
> > > for each of the users you are interested in, and merge the results
> > > yourself.
> >
> > > On Fri, Dec 25, 2009 at 12:23 AM, Zhu Wu <wzx725...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > >> Hi group,
> > >>  I am new here, so please forgive me if I made any mistake. now I am
> > >> wondering if twitter provides anyway of fetching a timeline for a
> > >> group of user I am interested in without logging in. I would like to
> > >> call it a "public group timeline" I searched the official site of
> > >> twitter api but no luck. can anyone shed a light for me? (an alternate
> > >> way is also welcomed) :)
> >
> > >> TIA,
> > >> Zhu
> >
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> > >http://twitter.com/raffi
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