Accounts should work all of the time, almost always with very low latency, unless they are protected accounts or otherwise filtered from search and streaming. Once an account is filtered, it should remain filtered for a very long time and not bounce back and forth.
If you perform the same request with curl, and study the output, do you see the data that you expect? -John Kalucki http://twitter.com/jkalucki Twitter, Inc. On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 8:59 PM, Ginny Hendry <ginnyhen...@gmail.com> wrote: > We are new to the Twitter API. In early stages of testing an app, we > reading from the streaming API to get tweets for a list of users. It > seems to work for some users and not others, and if it fails for one > or two users today it will work for them tomorrow. > > We are doing a post to this url with four user IDs in the post data in > the format shown: > > http://username:passw...@stream.twitter.com/1/statuses/filter.json > > follow=111,222,333,444 > > We start the stream and then enter tweets manually from several of the > Twitter accounts. Some of the accounts work some of the time, that > is, for some of the accounts the tweets appear in our stream. If we > test the same thing later a different selection of accounts work. We > haven't seen any pattern. None of the accounts are set to be private. > > So our question is: Is this supposed to work? Are all new tweets > entered for the four users supposed to appear in the stream within a > short time? How can we debug this? > > Any suggestions welcome. Thanks. > > -Ginny > > -- > 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 > -- 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