I assume you mean you're using statuses/mentions to retrieve the
tweets you're looking for. If you want to get just the most recent
mentions since the last time you fetched them, you should pass the id
of the most recent mention you have in the since_id parameter. You
can't send it a timestamp.

Here is the documentation: http://dev.twitter.com/doc/get/statuses/mentions

On Jul 14, 4:22 pm, Sillysoft <liquidcha...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Perhaps Im not understanding this correctly but I am using the Twitter
> API to grab the replies from my twitter account. The problem is I dont
> want to grab the same ones so Im trying to use the since variable but
> no matter what value I use for the since variable in the url it always
> comes back with the same replies. For example:
> http://twitter.com/statuses/replies.xml?since=Tue%2C+27+Mar+2011+22%3...
> I did this as a test, I was assuming the since variable meant show all
> replies that have been added since Tues March 11 2011. If that is
> correct then it should come back with 0 results correct? Well right
> now it is coming back with the same results as if I am not using the
> since variable. Anyone point me in the right direction?

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