A count that you receive from search will be an approximation, as
results are filtered for relevance.

John Kalucki
Infrastructure, Twitter Inc.

On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 1:44 AM, Terrence  Tee <dunfor...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I need to a confirm that this is not possible - get search count for
> TOTAL tweets found when searching for a keyword.
> Let's say i search for "nokia" in all tweets.
> There maybe 1345 tweets results, let's say.
> Crrently you can only get max 100 tweets in one page of search
> results.
> Does that mean the only way i can figure out the total search results
> is by querying stupidly like following
> http://search.twitter.com/search.atom?q=nokia&rpp=100&page=1
> ........................
> http://search.twitter.com/search.atom?q=nokia&rpp=100&page=13
> http://search.twitter.com/search.atom?q=nokia&rpp=100&page=14 (no
> results)
> Then only i know the number of results available?
> Any smarter way? No?

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