Quoting Matt Harris, from an announcement he made : > retweet_count > represents the number of times a status has been retweeted using the Twitter > retweet action. This field is an integer. There will not be a value for this > field when the feature is turned off, or the Tweet was created before we > added retweet_count support.
I'm not sure whether this currently works or not, but for future implementations, this is your best option. Tom On 10/17/10 1:33 PM, carlos wrote: > Hey, > > Im lookin for a simple way to get total number of retweets of a given > retweet. For example I wrote tweet with id 49, and text: "The best > tweet! Please Retweet", so I want to get total number of retweets of > tweet id=49, containing text "RT: @mynick The best tweet! Please > Retweet". > > I'm new in Twitter API, and I searched in this group for an answer, > but I didnt find it. Please help! Thanks > -- 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