Have you considered signing up to the DataSift Alpha program? It can also filter content and provide you just with the filtered content that you curate rather than you needing to have access yourself to the full datastream you just get what you need. It's in Alpha at the moment but you may just find that it's what you are looking for on this occasion.
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