Hi Tim,

There's currently no way to get this count without significant use of the
API in most contexts. At this time, we only offer the retweet count for
"popular tweets" results on the search.twitter.com API:

Taylor Singletary
Developer Advocate, Twitter

On Sun, May 2, 2010 at 6:12 PM, Tim Bull <tim.b...@binaryplex.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I noticed that http://search.twitter.com/search?q=Lakers+OR+%23Lakers
> is returning a recent retweets count which is neat.  I can see this in
> the search API, but I can't see where this would be in the normal API.
> I'd like to call a specific status and see the retweet count.  Is
> there a way to do this (short of executing a search for the specific
> tweet)?
> Cheers
> Tim

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