You should use Search API <http://dev.twitter.com/doc/get/search>, remembering that results are limited to 7 days (past).
On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 9:30 PM, Zhe Chen <chenzhe....@gmail.com> wrote: > I want to store all up to date tweets in my database and use another > application to search it. > > The user of the application may use any search key. In this case, what > kind of method should I use? > > Thanks > > On Jan 25, 1:13 pm, Tom van der Woerdt <i...@tvdw.eu> wrote: > > On 1/25/11 9:08 PM, Zhe Chen wrote: > > > > > Hi, > > > > > On your website, you said "the Firehose is not a generally available > > > resource." > > > > > Does that mean I cannot use it in my application? What should I do if > > > I want to use it. > > > > > Thanks > > > > I don't think that you want the Firehose in your application. The > > Firehose is a stream with *all* Tweets that *any* Twitter user sends. > > > > Depending on your application, you may like : > > - Desktop application: User Streams > > - Web-based application: Site Streams > > - Search-based application: filter.json (normal streams) > > > > Tom > > -- > 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 > -- 氣 -- 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