Oh! I should avoid creating multiple user accounts in that case.

I would like to perform analysis on a target set of users and not
streams. How do I proceed? I should add that 350 requests per hour is
highly insufficient for my use case.

--Regards,
Denzil




On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 11:33 PM, Tom van der Woerdt <i...@tvdw.eu> wrote:
> I'd like to point out that this is against the TOS. You should limit your
> API requests where possible - for a normal application with user interaction
> you won't need more than 350 per hour. If you do some sort of data analysis,
> you may need to use streams instead.
>
> Tom
>
>
> On 6/4/11 7:53 PM, Correa Denzil wrote:
>>
>> Tom :
>>
>> Thanks. I will create multiple user accounts. I guess about 20 (350 *
>> 20 = 7000 considering 1 request per second) should solve my issue.
>>
>>
>>
>> --Regards,
>> Denzil
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 3:35 AM, Tom van der Woerdt<i...@tvdw.eu>  wrote:
>>>
>>> If you authenticate, all requests (except for search) will go into the
>>> 350
>>> requests. If you want 500, then perform 150 unauthenticated and 350
>>> authenticated. If you need even more, use more accounts to do the
>>> requests.
>>>
>>> Tom
>>>
>>>
>>> On 6/3/11 11:06 PM, Correa Denzil wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Ah! I feel similar.
>>>>
>>>> Which essentially means that despite acquiring data which is publicly
>>>> available I will be limited to 150 requests per hour and even OAuth
>>>> will not help increasing it to 350 ?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --Regards,
>>>> Denzil
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Sat, Jun 4, 2011 at 2:32 AM, James Gifford<ja...@jamesrgifford.com>
>>>>  wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> The way I'm reading it it falls under 1. But I might be mistaken.
>>>>>
>>>>> --James Gifford
>>>>> http://jamesrgifford.com
>>>>>
>>>>> On Jun 3, 2011, at 17:01, Correa Denzil<mcen...@gmail.com>    wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I am collecting Twitter data for my research. The API says that :
>>>>>>
>>>>>> [1] "Anonymous calls are based on the IP of the host and are permitted
>>>>>> 150 requests per hour. This classification includes unauthenticated
>>>>>> requests (such as RSS feeds), and authenticated requests to resources
>>>>>> that do not require authentication."
>>>>>>
>>>>>> [2] "OAuth calls are permitted 350 requests per hour."
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I want to seek a clarification on point [1]. Lets say I want to access
>>>>>> a list of followers of a user id (which is public). Would this be
>>>>>> counted as rate limiting under point [1] or point [2] ?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --Regards,
>>>>>> Denzil
>>>>>>
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