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

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