>From what I can tell, you're trying to get all of XYZ's friends - then see all of the friends of each of them. Is that right?
My first question is "Why"? Depending on what you are trying to do, there may be a better way to achieve it. If there really is no other way, you can apply for whitelisting at http://twitter.com/help/request_whitelisting T On Jan 5, 6:02 am, viv <k57...@gmail.com> wrote: > I am frequently hitting rate limit. i know it happens when you do > more > than 150 search API call in a hour > int a =twitter.getFriendsIDs("xyz").getIDs(); > int b = new int[a.length] > for(int i=0;i<a.length;i++) > b[i] = twitter.getFriendsIDs(a[i]).getIDs(); > now the problem is a.length = 148 , that xyz has 148 friends > and when we go on to compute b[i], it exceeds 150 and face rate limit > problem > is there any way to encounter this rate limit problem, without > increasing rate limit 20,000 by asking twitter