Hey Adam, Do you include the parameter include_rts=1 ? Be default statuses/user_timeline doesn't include retweets so you have to add this parameter to retrieve a full timeline.
Best @themattharris Developer Advocate, Twitter http://twitter.com/themattharris On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 2:28 PM, Adam Green <140...@gmail.com> wrote: > I'm collecting all the tweets for potential 2012 presidential > candidates, and I'm finding that /statuses/user_timeline returns much > fewer tweets than listed as the total in an account. The docs say that > this API call is limited to 3,200 tweets, but this is happening with > accounts that have fewer than that number. For example: > > @barackobama - Statuses_count from API and tweet count listed on > profile is 2,467, but /statuses/user_timeline only delivers 1,033 > tweets. > @GovChristie - Statuses_count is 1,062, but API only delivers 1,038. > > This problem occurs in about 20% of the accounts I've checked. So > either the tweets are no longer available, or the statuses_count is > just wrong a lot of the time. This problem has persisted through 2 > weeks of testing. > > Anyone else seeing the same problem? > > -- > 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 > -- 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