There is already an enhancement request for this: http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=1218
On Jan 4, 10:12 am, Michael Ivey <michael.i...@gmail.com> wrote: > 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 <gpalre...@gmail.com> 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.