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!


On Sep 10, 3:23 am, DaveH <> 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.

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