I have tried to do this too, with Chinese characters. In short: tracking of utf-8 characters does not work *yet*.
My solution is to make a list of stop words for the corresponding language, search users that have tweeted these stop words (with the Twitter Search API), and then follow them (with Twitter Streaming). My post on stackoverflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3029019/track-unicode-words-from-twitter-using-ruby-and-the-tweetstream-api Régis On Jun 17, 3:52 am, paloalto <sungh...@gmail.com> wrote: > I am trying to track several Korean words that I put in a file called > tracking and it does not work. > It works with English. But, not Korean words. > Is track working with cjk (foreign langauge)? > > curl -d @trackinghttp://stream.twitter.com/1/statuses/filter.json