You're quite free to store the users tokens and their user ID. Keep in mind you can only DM those who are following you.
Scott. On 24 Sep 2010, at 21:58, Dialflow wrote: > Hello all: > > New to the forum but looking for some help. I'm an engineer but not a > hacker, and have been having a discussion with my developer. > > We're using Oauth and my developer says we can not save a users ID so > that we can send them direct messages whenever we want, even after > they authorize our application. > > So is there a simple way to send users that authorize my application > DMs whenever we want? Perhaps if we save their access token? As I > understand it we can keep this token until a user de-authorizes it. > I'm not sure though what privileged and access token grants. > > Any help is truly appreciated. Hope this isn't a dumb question -- 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