It's been a while but I want to follow up on this because we still
have the issue. Is anyone able to pull "native" retweets when calling
the "statuses/mentions" endpoint?

An indication that "includes_rts" either works for you or doesn't work
would be great. Thanks,


On Dec 14 2010, 11:44 am, Anil Chawla <> wrote:
> I've also been facing this issue for quite a long time. I've told
> myself that this can't be a problem with the API (since nobody else is
> complaining) but I can't see what is wrong on our end. For example, I
> have the following status that was retweeted a few times:
> This is the request URL that is generated when I request my mentions
> using count=200, include_rts=true, and since_id = 13978625736970241
> (OAuth tokens 
> omitted):
> The four mentions of the above status are not present in the response
> even though those retweets and the original status have an ID greater
> than since_id. Omitting "count" and "since_id" does not make a
> difference. As a work-around, we have to pull both statuses/mentions
> and statuses/retweets_of_me and merge them together. It's hard to
> believe that everyone else has been doing the same and ignoring this
> API parameter. Any idea what the issue is?
> -Anil

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