Sending a friendships/create to follow user doesn't mean you would be accepting follow requests. As far as I can tell there's no way you can accept follow requests through the API, yet!
It's on low priority for the twitter team so the chances of accepting/ rejecting follows through the API seem bleak for now! http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/detail?id=8 -N On Sep 10, 3:23 am, DaveH <d...@idreia.com> wrote: > Here is my problem. > > 1. My Twitter account is set to "Protect My Tweets." It is private. > 2. User 1234 send a follow request to my account. > 3. My application authenticates with Twitter and using the friendships/ > incoming call sees that a request to follow is pending. > 4. My application sends a friendships/create to follow User 1234, > response is OK (200). > 5. My account shows that I am now following User 1234. > 5. User 1234 still shows as pending approval. > > This is not what I expected. I can accept the follow request via my > program, but I cannot clear the pending follow request and as such, am > unable to grant permission to follow my protected account via the API. > > Does anyone know what I am missing? Or is this one of those things > that Twitter is still working on? > > My head hearts at this point from reading the docs and trying > different things. -- Twitter developer documentation and resources: http://dev.twitter.com/doc API updates via Twitter: http://twitter.com/twitterapi Issues/Enhancements Tracker: http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list Change your membership to this group: http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk?hl=en