each user has a location field associated with it - but that is self
reported.

On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 2:17 PM, don <host.st...@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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