The search gives you back a list of tweets from the past, the stream will send tweets to your application the moment they are sent.
Tom On 9/15/10 6:13 PM, Mike wrote: > What is the difference between the "Search" and "Stream" API? I can't > really tell. Detail would be great, and how it can be applied in the > real world other then the "Search" one over the "Stream". > -- 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