I want to transition my application to use the streaming API instead
of the search API, but I don't understand how I can add or remove
tracked keywords that are sent via the filter stream.
>From my understanding the keywords are sent via post when the
connection is made, the connection is kept and gives you the tweets.
But, what happens when you need to add/remove keywords from the
filter? It seems that I would have to close the connection and open a
This seems inefficient both in terms of the connections established
but also in terms of the downtime where I won't be getting data.
Am I misunderstanding how you use the streaming api?