I've seen the same behavior with the include_rts parameter. I have tried passing the values 'true', 't', and '1' with no success.
On Feb 8, 7:15 pm, Anil Chawla <ani...@gmail.com> wrote: > 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, > > -Anil > > On Dec 14 2010, 11:44 am, Anil Chawla <ani...@gmail.com> 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: > > >http://twitter.com/#!/anilchawla/status/14437959797313536 > > > 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):https://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/mentions.json?count=200&include_rt... > > > 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 -- 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