Quoting Tom van der Woerdt <i...@tvdw.eu>:
If the only thing you want to do is follow the tweets of some users, your best option is the filter stream.
Yep - you now get 5000 users from 'filter' without applying for elevated access, and many more if you qualify for elevated access. In addition, 'filter' currently works with basic authentication as well as oAuth.
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