I would certainly be interested in such a list, but no I don't think Twitter will be providing one.
On Mar 30, 9:26 pm, mcfnord <mcfn...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi, Abraham, and everyone. > > I'm crawling twitter. (But who isn't, right?) Us social graph geeks > have our own advantages, and our own set of challenges. > For example, I would not want to manage the vastness of tweet volumes. > But I do get neck-deep in social graph data. Which means I crawl with > this:http://twitter.com/friends/ids.xml/?user_id=12345 > x20,000/hr. > so far i've discovered existance of 51 million accounts, and examined > 13 million of these. if i need two scrapes to determine account > activity, then i've got just 89 million captures to go! that's 6 > months at full speed. > > inactive accounts can live with a vastly slower refresh cycle. > so really what would benefit me (and twitter, as i see it) is a cheat > sheet of active vs. inactive accounts. > download the file, and know the integers within it are active > accounts. > > in one move, through occasional publication of one file, twitter saves > 6 months of scrapes for anyone who can leverage a quick-start list of > which accounts are active, and which are inactive. i imagine people > could, in many scenarios, limit their entire set of inquiries to these > active accounts, saving millions of calls to twitter's api. > > maybe it's bad p.r. to state explicitly which accounts merit resources > and which are dead. > > i guess once it's over i won't look back and perhaps it is i who can > publish this dataset to some other newbie. but what a great efficiency > for twitter to avoid this for everyone in my shoes. which are small > shoes, i accept. > > best regards, > john > > On Mar 23, 11:56 am, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > Bulk lookup of social graphs seems like it would be a pretty resource > > intensive call. I would not hold my breath for Twitter to implement it. > > > Abraham > > > On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 08:21,OrianMarx (@orian) <or...@orianmarx.com>wrote: > > > > Thanks Abraham, don't worry I'm watching Intersect closely ;) > > > > Unfortunately, this doesn't currently address what I'm getting at, > > > namely, if I use the bulk user lookup, I'd like to similarly get > > > accurate friend / follower info for each of those users (relative to > > > the user making the bulk lookup) in one call. > > > > On Mar 22, 11:00 pm, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > I provide a simple API that returns common friends and follower of two > > > > specific Twitter users. It currently works for the 5000 most recent > > > > (although soon to be increasing) and only on public accounts. > > > > >http://github.com/abraham/intersect/blob/master/README > > > > > <http://github.com/abraham/intersect/blob/master/README>Abraham > > > > > On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 19:41,OrianMarx (@orian) <or...@orianmarx.com > > > >wrote: > > > > > > The bulk users/lookup call recently added to the API is a great new > > > > > tool for developers. This call would become even more useful with a > > > > > corresponding bulk lookup for user relationships. Are there any plans > > > > > for this? > > > > > > Also, I'm assuming that the <following> and <notifications> nodes > > > > > returned in the user objects of the users/lookup call should be > > > > > considered unreliable as is stated for users/show. > > > > > > Thanks, > > > > > @orian > > > > > > 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. > > > > > -- > > > > Abraham Williams | Community Advocate |http://abrah.am > > > > TwitterOAuth |http://github.com/abraham/twitteroauth > > > > This email is: [ ] shareable [x] ask first [ ] private. > > > > 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. > > > -- > > Abraham Williams | Community Advocate |http://abrah.am > > TwitterOAuth |http://github.com/abraham/twitteroauth > > This email is: [ ] shareable [x] ask first [ ] private.- Hide quoted text - > > > - Show quoted text - -- To unsubscribe, reply using "remove me" as the subject.