It's not only suspended users, but also users that are no longer found. Why does Twitter return ids of users that no longer exist?
On Jul 22, 1:29 pm, nischalshetty <nischalshett...@gmail.com> wrote: > There's nothing to worry about. > > Twitter periodically suspends users for spam and other rogue > activities. Such suspended users might still be part of friends/ids > but their profile information will not be returned. > > -Nischal > > On Jul 22, 10:56 pm, soung3 <sou...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > I've encountered an issue with the friends/ids where the IDs returned > > can contain IDs of non-existent users. One example of this can be > > found when getting the friends of the user id = 16067667 (http:// > > api.twitter.com/1/friends/ids.xml?id=16067667). Within the IDs > > returned, there is a value = 28745723, which can not be found when > > using users/show (http://api.twitter.com/1/users/show.xml? > > id=28745723). > > > Has anyone else encountered the same bug when using the friends/ids or > > followers/ids endpoints? > >