Thanks Taylor! This was helpful.

On Jan 12, 12:01 pm, Taylor Singletary <taylorsinglet...@twitter.com>
wrote:
> There are no "search within a set" capabilities really in the Twitter API or
> Search API. There are a few approaches you can take, but all of them defer
> the "search" part of operation to you and you'll have to accept that you'll
> not have the full possible dataset to search against.
>
> One popular way to search within a given set of users is to assemble a
> Twitter List containing the users of interest, paginate through the List
> timeline as your needs (and the data supply) allows, and then perform the
> search against the tweets/metadata retrieved, acknowledging that a list
> doesn't comprise all of the tweets (or any of the retweets) authored by the
> users on the list (@replies / tweets beginning with a @mention to users not
> belonging to the list are excluded).
>
> Other methods are retrieval of various (user) timelines, merging them
> together, then searching against.
>
> The most efficient way to collect tweets for a given set of public users
> when historical tweets are not important is to use the "follow" feature of
> the Streaming API.
>
> Taylor
>
> On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 10:22 AM, Abhi <abhishek2j...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks. I looked at it but It just allows me to search for twitter
> > feed from one user. I want to be able to search for twitter feed from
> > multiple users at once.
>
> > On Jan 12, 12:30 am, Mauro Asprea <mauroasp...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hi you can take a look at  http://dev.twitter.com/doc;)
>
> > > On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 7:13 AM, Abhi <abhishek2j...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > Hi, I am New to the Twitter search API and was wondering if someone
> > > > can please help me on where to find some guidance on how to use
> > > > Twitter Search API to find tweets from a group of twitters.
>
> > > > Thanks for all the help in advance
>
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