Any user I show in my app would not show retweets, even if they surely
exist. You can see for yourself at (still
early stages, don't mind it being a bit lame), see any user such as
myself at ; you may go
through pages and see that no retweets ever show; they should be color
coded in orange. You can compare to to see
retweets that should show.


On Aug 19, 11:34 pm, Matt Harris <> wrote:
> Hey,
> Retweets should be included if they exist in the users timeline when you
> request them. For example if you request 20 Tweets of the timeline and one
> of those last 20 was a retweet - it will be included. If one of the last 20
> Tweets wasn't a retweet it won't be included, even if include_rts is true.
> Does this explain what is happening in your app?
> If not could you give an example of a username which shows this problem.
> Best,
> Matt
> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 1:24 PM, henasraf <> wrote:
> > Hey all, I'm using user_timeline to fetch the timeline of a user in my
> > app. Problem is, it doesn't include native Retweets, even though I've
> > set include_rts to true. The docs clearly say it should work, but it
> > doesn't. What could be the problem? Thanks in advance :)
> --
> Matt Harris
> Developer Advocate, Twitter

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