Hi there,

The Twitter REST API or OAuth sequence does not provide a user's email address.

Taylor

On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 6:17 AM, phun-ky <alexander.v.ro...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to connect the Twitter API with our sites SSO and I found
> out that the user info returned from 'account/verify_credentials' does
> not include the email adress.
>
> I know that Twitter has deprecated the use of it the other way around
> (get ID based on Email:
> http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk/browse_thread/thread/5c1086ddab475a4d/b3dd05ed675bc178?lnk=gst&q=email#b3dd05ed675bc178
> ) but is this really the same issue?
>
> I used this walkthrough with oAuth to fetch user info:
> http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/php/how-to-authenticate-users-with-twitter-oauth/comment-page-1/#comment-320195
>
> Background:
>
> Our SSO allows users to log in to our sites with Email/Password , and
> connect their Facebook account (soon Twitter aswell if we can get the
> email out), and since we're combining several old systems where the
> usernames between different accounts might be equal, we decided to use
> the email address as the users unique identifier..
>
>
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