I was under the impression that using 'follow' simply returns tweets or retweets which were originally created by, or were in reply to, a specific user - I'm interested in getting *any* tweet from all users following this special user (sampled possibly).
For example, I could use it to see what people who follow @Microsoft talk about, Microsoft related or not. On Nov 29, 9:12 pm, "M. Edward (Ed) Borasky" <zn...@borasky- research.net> wrote: > Quoting Louis <louis...@gmail.com>: > > > I'd like to stream tweets from the set of users which follow a > > specific user. Is there a way to do this directly, or a way to get a > > list of such users, so I can then specify to filter tweets from them > > only? > > It depends on how many followers the user has. Up to 5000, you can do > it with the "follow" parameter either on the "filter" Streaming > endpoint or on User Streams. Over 5000, you will need to get "elevated > access" via Gnip. > > -- > M. Edward (Ed) Boraskyhttp://borasky-research.nethttp://twitter.com/znmeb > > "A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems." - Paul Erdos -- 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