hi roy. i just added a note to http://apiwiki.twitter.com/Twitter-REST-API-Method%3A-users-search that states that this endpoint is limited to 60 calls per hour. hope that helps!
On Mar 18, 4:14 am, Roy Rodenstein <roy...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi, I'm still having an issue from a couple of weeks ago. > I am writing an app that searches for your LinkedIn contacts' names on > Twitter, paginated to only 10 per page, and there are 10 Twitter API > calls per page. > > I am whitelisted, and am printing out the rate limit left after each > call, and it says Exceeded after only 70 calls. > > Here is the output starting from scratch after several hours of > inactivity: > > how2startup Rate Limit Left: 20000 > how2startup Rate Limit Left: 19999 > ... > how2startup Rate Limit Left: 19931 > how2startup Rate Limit Left: 19930 > /1/users/search.xml?q=John Rate limit exceeded. > > As you can see, everything is proceeding normally but out of the blue > I'm blocked after just 70 calls. > > Ok here is the really strange part. I can *still* make calls to > *other* authenticated methods. > e.g. calls to direct_messages after this work just fine. Just not > users/search. > > Is there a much lower limit to users/search, even for whitelisted > apps? I do not see this at all in the documentation. > > Thanks for any guidance! > > Best, > Roy To unsubscribe from this group, send email to twitter-development-talk+unsubscribegooglegroups.com or reply to this email with the words "REMOVE ME" as the subject.