I have the same problem. I using the search API to find tweets near a geolocation. But I only want to receive results that are specifically geotagged with lat / lon coordinates. Is there a way to tell the API not t return anything that doesn't have LAT/LON?
On May 26, 7:54 pm, John Kalucki <j...@twitter.com> wrote: > Most users don't geotag their tweets. If they don't opt-in, the information > isn't available. > > -John > > > > On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 10:34 AM, gm <gmans...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > Hi, > > > I am using the twitter stream api to access the sample of public > > tweets. > > For each tweet I need to know the latitude and longitude location from > > where the tweet was sent. I am looking up that information in the > > "geo" tag/field. But I observed that even if the "geo_enabled" field > > is set to true, the "geo" field is set to null for many tweets. Will > > appreciate if you can help me understand why this is the case. > > > Also will appreciate if you can help me figure out if there is a > > better way to find the latitude and longitude location from where the > > tweet was sent by the user. > > > thanks and I greatly appreciate your help with this! > > > gm