I'm confused now. Which API should I use Streaming or Search?
What I want is to monitor Twitter and every time someone uses certain
words (maybe a total of about 20 words that I want to monitor
continuously), I want to show the tweet on the screen (or record it
into database)

Should I use search api or streaming api?

On Oct 7, 12:55 pm, Matthew Terenzio <mteren...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes, for the streaming api,
> http://dev.twitter.com/pages/streaming_api
> but it sounds like you may want the search api which doesn't require
> authentication:
> http://dev.twitter.com/doc/get/search
> On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 12:49 PM, D. Smith <emai...@sharedlog.com> wrote:
> > Hello! I want to start using streaming API to monitor all tweets with
> > certain keywords in them. Do I need to provide any authentication in
> > order to connect?
> > --
> > Twitter developer documentation and resources:http://dev.twitter.com/doc
> > API updates via Twitter:http://twitter.com/twitterapi
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> >http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list
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