Thanks for the reply. Thats what I was thinking. Would there be any way to return the location data of user with the search results for a word?
So that I didn't need to make seperate calls for each user? thanks so much for your help. On Feb 12, 3:20 am, Raffi Krikorian <ra...@twitter.com> wrote: > twitter only returns data back in its "geo" field if the tweet has been > explicitly geotagged. > > search, however, attempts to use other signals to determine where the tweet > is, and will attempt to return "more" tweets when you use its "search" > parameter. it does not, however, expose those signals in the search > results. > > > > On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 1:39 PM, don <host.st...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Hi All, > > > I'm trying to determine the location where a tweet came from. > > > I know you can do a search specifying the location you want to look at > > and this checks againist any geo data and then against the location > > data. I'm guessing that twitter does a lot of error checking and > > transforms the location data into a geo coord on the backend when you > > do this search. > > > My question is: if I do a search for say a "word" and get my results > > back I want to be able to check where each of the returned tweets came > > from. Not just using the geo data that the user may have allowed but > > also the location data (just like the search for location based tweets > > does). > > > Essentially getting back a geo coord for each tweet if there is any > > releveant geo data or location data given by the tweeter. > > > this site would be doing something similar:http://trendsmap.com/ > > > any ideas? sorry if this is really obvious, I have searched and just > > can't find it. > > > thanks > > don > > -- > Raffi Krikorian > Twitter Platform Teamhttp://twitter.com/raffi