For the Search REST API any of these operators should work. Just include
them in the with your search terms in q=.


On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 13:44, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky <>wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 1:34 PM, mapgeek <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've scanned some previous posts, along with the API documentation,
>> but have come up empty handed. So apologies if I ask a question that
>> has already been asked.
>> Is there functionality in the API that equates to the Twitter advanced
>> search web site? Specifically:
>> - choice of language to search in, and restrict results to
>> - a geographic parameter (location name, lat and lon etc.)
>> - geographic radius
> As far as I know, there's no language filtering built in to Streaming -
> you'd have to do that in your own processing. However, there is filtering by
> user, by keyword and by location.
> The location filtering does not look at the location information provided
> in user profiles. It only looks at tweets that have been geotagged. So If
> you have location filtering enabled, you won't get any non-geotagged tweets.
> Location specification is by latitude-longitude "boxes" in Streaming rather
> than by circles as it is in Search.
> --
> M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
> "I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God." ~Alan Hovhaness

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