Yes, the 'My Access Token' would suit that use case.

On 4 Jun 2011, at 20:57, Correa Denzil wrote:

> Hi,
> I would like to use a one access token with OAuth to make calls to the
> Twitter API. I am NOT trying to build a web application but rather
> trying to harvest data from Twitter to perform some analysis. I would
> like to collect three types of data : followers, friends and user
> information including status updates as available. I am able to do all
> the same using no authentication as the data I collect are from public
> users only. However, due to API limits I would like to shift to Oauth
> which would allow me to get access to 350 requests per hour.
> Is OAuth one access token the right approach for my task?
> Is there any documentation or example to do the same? I am not using
> any wrapper. Wrappers like Python-Twitter and Twython don't allow
> functions to access followers, status updates of other users i.e.
> users with data publicly available. I use urllib2 to directly call the
> URL as given on the Twitter API documentation website.
> I have registered an application and have all the keys (API key,
> Consumer Key, Consumer Secret, Access Token, Access Secret Key) with
> me. I would just like to get myself authenticated and mine Twitter to
> collect data.
> Programming Language : Python
> --Regards,
> Denzil

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