>
> 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.
>

here are the differences between search and streaming APIs:

   - for the search API, the location filtering -does- look in the user
   profiles.  in the streaming API, if you are using the geohose, that does
   -not- look in the user profiles;
   - in the search API, location filtering is a radius.  in the streaming
   API, location filtering is a bounding box.

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Raffi Krikorian
Twitter Platform Team
http://twitter.com/raffi

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