Correction: The endpoint is https://userstream.twitter.com/2/user.json. User Streams is HTTPS only.
On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 12:04 PM, John Kalucki <j...@twitter.com> wrote: > User Streams > ===== > > After an uneventful beta test period, the User Streams feature of the > Twitter Streaming API is now in regular production. As with all > production APIs, material changes will be pre-announced and > non-backward-compatible changes will be avoided. Developers may > release products against the production endpoint at > http://userstream.twitter.com/2/user.json. > > While User Streams is most useful for Desktop Clients, experimentation > in other use cases is encouraged. Note that service integrations, such > as websites and other server-based systems, must not open more than a > very small number of User Streams. Instead, services must use Site > Streams. Follow the product selection guide, > http://dev.twitter.com/pages/streaming_api#products to select the > correct product and avoid access interruptions. > > Access to User Streams on betastream.twitter.com is now unsupported, > and the beta test endpoints will be disabled in a few days. > > > Home Timelines > ===== > > Site Streams and User Streams now support the "with" parameter to > control the delivery of home timelines. This parameter currently > accepts two values: "users" or "followings". > > When set to "users", only messages targeted directly at a user will be > delivered: > > * Statuses created by the user > * @mentions and Direct Messages sent to the user > * Retweets and favorites of the user's statuses > * New followings by the user > * New followers of the user > * User's profile updates > > When set to "followings", the stream will also include: > > * Statuses and retweets created by any of the user's followings > * @mentions from any of the user's followings, subject to the setting > of the "replies" parameter > > Site Streams defaults to "users" while User Streams defaults to > "followings". These differing default values may be confusing, but > were chosen to retain backwards compatibility. We recommend that you > explicitly set this parameter to avoid confusion and future > compatibility problems as we refine this API. > > John Kalucki http://twitter.com/jkalucki > Mark McBride http://twitter.com/mccv > Cara Meverden http://twitter.com/caramev > -- 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