Native retweets are a new type of tweet, and do not show up as mentions. You
can cobble together an approximation using search, retweets_of_me, and
retweets that will get close, but I don't think you can be 100% sure to
catch all of them.

 -- ivey

On Sat, Jan 2, 2010 at 5:35 PM, gstarsf <> wrote:

> Hey guys,
> We are getting ready to launch an application that relies
> predominantly on the mentions api.  The idea is that anytime someone
> mentions our username in the form of @username, we get that
> information and process it in our service.
> The new retweet functionality somehow hides the retweets from the
> mentions api.  This doesn't make sense, and I was wondering if others
> are having this problem?  Is there a way to make sure the retweets are
> coming through the mentions api??
> Thanks.

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