If you are doing repeated automated searches, you must be on the Streaming API, not the Search API.
http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-api-announce/browse_thread/thread/c8c713bb63fac24c -John Kalucki http://twitter.com/jkalucki Infrastructure, Twitter Inc. On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 6:11 AM, Carl Knott <carl.kn...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi, I have written an application for the iPhone that sends a request > to the Twitter search API every 2 seconds, I am concerned that this is > too frequent. I have looked on the internet and I cant find a definite > answer - How many search requests can I make per minute and is > limiting imposed on the application or the IP address of the user? > Thanks, Carl. > > >