On 03/26/2010 11:39 PM, Harshad RJ wrote: > On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 9:03 AM, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky > <zzn...@gmail.com>wrote: > >> >> The "Sample" streams I've looked at *do* contain retweets. If a tweet is >> a re-tweet created with the built-in retweet button, it has an embedded >> "retweeted_status" object, which is the original tweet. I haven't looked >> to see if the "source" value is copied from the original tweet into the >> retweet. >> >> > You are right; the retweets do appear in the stream. The source inside the > "retweeted_status" object is the original application, but the source in the > outermost object is the application used for retweeting. It is this > outermost source that I have been using in the stats. Which means the > rankings are as I intended and UberTwitter is indeed at #2. > > I found that the volume of retweets is very tiny in the sample feed. I have > already deployed a change to my stat collector to record the retweet > information. Will make changes to the UI in a few days to reflect this data. > > I will soon writeup all these details and make it available in the stats > page somewhere. > > Thanks for bringing this to my notice. > > cheers,
So if someone sends a tweet from a Blackberry with UberTwitter, and 100 people retweet it from TweetDeck, how many counts does each application get? 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.