that's precisely what the #newtwitter site does -- it looks at entities, and then makes decisions as to what to embed from the URLs that the API has extracted.
-- Raffi Krikorian Twitter, Application Services http://twitter.com/raffi On Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 4:57 PM, Adam Green wrote: > Thanks. I am aware of the entity URLs. I thought the API may have > something else, but my guess is that the new UI does what I would do, > which is look for URLs from known sources and then display them in the > appropriate player. > > On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 7:51 PM, Tim Bull <t...@trunk.ly> wrote: > > Have you looked at embed.ly? > > > > You can use the entities to extract the URLs really easily too > > http://developer.twitter.com/pages/tweet_entities > > > > Tim > > > > On Mar 20, 10:44 am, Scott Wilcox <sc...@dor.ky> wrote: > > > Hi Adam, > > > > > > I've not seen anything API side for it (for public use), I think mostly > > > its built into the NewTwitter UI. Probably rendered inline. > > > > > > It'll be interested to see Ryan or Taylor respond to this, but I doubt > > > there is anything for us to use. > > > > > > Scott. > > > > > > On 19 Mar 2011, at 23:38, Adam Green wrote: > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > I have a client who wants to extract videos that are embedded in > > > > tweets and displayed in the new Twitter UI. I realized that I have > > > > never seen anything here about this issue. A check of the docs shows > > > > nothing on this, and using the relevant API calls for statuses doesn't > > > > return any fields related to embedded media. Is this available through > > > > the API? > > > > > > > The other way I can see doing this is looking for entity URLs from > > > > YouTube and other video sites, but I was hoping there was something > > > > more direct. > > > > -- > > 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 > > > > -- > Adam Green > Twitter API Consultant and Trainer > http://140dev.com > @140dev > > -- > 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