Hi Omri,

Twitter does not have a "tweet count" API at this time. The best way to
count tweets is by consuming the streaming API and tracking what's
interesting to you. It won't give you any historical perspective prior to
from your beginning point.

http://dev.twitter.com/pages/streaming_api

Topsy also provides an API: http://labs.topsy.com/widgets/otter-api/

Taylor

On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 12:58 AM, omri <omridek...@gmail.com> wrote:

> hi, my name is omri, and I saw the sites :
> rowfeeder, booshaka and viralheat.
> this sites extract the data from twitter (and facebook) and offer it
> to users, i wanted to know is there a way in your API to extract this
> data? how do this sites reach this data?
> to be more concrete, is there a solution in your api to realize how
> many posts there are that include the search word "X"?
>
> thanks.
>
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