Hi Emerson,

OAuth doesn't change any of our policies related to this area. Our policies
on "get more followers" kind of sites is expressed here:
http://help.twitter.com/entries/68916-following-rules-and-best-practices and
here: http://help.twitter.com/forums/26257/entries/18311

Taylor

2010/6/28 Emerson Damasceno <emerson...@gmail.com>

> Hello there,
> I'm speaking on behalf of a third-party Brazilian site that wishes to use
> OAuth, I ask you these following questions:
> 1. The site is a "Get more Followers" kind. In the past had been some
> issues using OAuth, so the site discontinued that.
> 2. Is there any problem for this kind of service after the Change to OAuth,
> on June 30th?
> 3. If so, what exactly would be necessary to avoid those reported issues?
>
> I remain waiting for your answer.
> Thanks a lot.
> Kind yours,
>
> Emerson Damasceno
> twitter.com/emersonanomia
>
> 2010/6/28 thomas <bellostho...@gmail.com>
>
> Excellent Taylor
>>
>> Thanks a lot
>>
>> I was going crazy with this
>>
>> On 28 Ιούν, 17:19, Taylor Singletary <taylorsinglet...@twitter.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Hi Thomas,
>> >
>> > There are a few ways you retrieve this information. When you are on the
>> > final leg of your OAuth transaction (exchanging a request token for an
>> > access token), part of the response that you get back includes the user
>> id
>> > and screen name for the authenticating user:
>> >
>> >
>> oauth_token=819797-Jxq8aYUDRmykzVKrgoLhXSq67TEa5ruc4GJC2rWimw&oauth_token_s­ecret=J6zix3FfA9LofH0awS24M3HcBYXO5nI1iYe8EfBA&user_id=819797&screen_name=e­pisod
>> >
>> > (Notice both "screen_name" and "user_id" keys)
>> >
>> > You can also make an OAuth authenticated call tohttp://
>> api.twitter.com/1/account/verify_credentials.xmland receive the
>> > information you're looking for back in either XML or JSON format.
>> >
>> > Taylor
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 7:02 AM, thomas <bellostho...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > > Hi all,
>> >
>> > > I have created a Twitter app using oAuth for authentication.
>> >
>> > > However, I cannot find any info on how I can retrieve the user's
>> > > username in order to get his details. By user, I mean the one that
>> > > granted my app permission and for whom the app is making the API calls
>> >
>> > > Thank you
>
>
>
>
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> Emerson Damasceno
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