I am afraid Twitter has added this error - don't allow any duplicate
tweet at least from Twitter API. I have to add random text to bypass
this 403 error.

On Nov 30, 11:11 am, EastSideDev <eastside...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I am getting this:
>
>     [request] => /1/statuses/update.json
>     [error] => Status is a duplicate.
>
> On Nov 30, 12:09 am, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > What does $connection->http_code return after calling $connection->post when
> > you get the duplicate error message?
>
> > Abraham
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> > On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 23:58, EastSideDev <eastside...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I double-checked my code, and I'm only calling statuses/update once:
>
> > >        $connection = new TwitterOAuth($ctck, $ctcks, $ot,$ots);
> > >        $opResult = $connection->post('statuses/update',
> > > array('status' => $statusUpdate), TRUE);
> > >        if (!$opResult['id']) {
> > >            $msgText .= $opResult['error']." ";
> > >        }
>
> > > This is code that was working fine, until recently (no changes).
>
> > > On Nov 29, 10:00 pm, Abraham Williams <4bra...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > It sound to me like your code might be making the same API request 
> > > > twice.
> > > > This would result in the status getting posted and the error message you
> > > end
> > > > up with.
>
> > > > If you are commonly creating statuses with the same text it might just
> > > seem
> > > > like a new status is getting posted when they are not.
>
> > > > Abraham
> > > > -------------
> > > > Abraham Williams | Hacker Advocate | abrah.am
> > > > @abraham <https://twitter.com/abraham> | github.com/abraham |
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> > > > On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 20:18, EastSideDev <eastside...@gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > > > > I have an application that uses oAuth to post a tweet on behalf of a
> > > > > user. I noticed today that when I do a status update, I'm getting a
> > > > > "Status is a duplicate" error message, when in fact the status posted
> > > > > correctly.
>
> > > > > I have not changed my code, and I am using the Twitter oAuth library
> > > > > (same code been working fine since June). Are we experiencing some API
> > > > > issues?
>
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