You'll need to use the streaming API to collect the timeline and then process 
that data yourself to deduce the most frequently used terms.

Streaming API documentation can be found at

On 15 Jun 2011, at 19:20, Hugh Hopkins wrote:

> Heya,
> I'm a student who has just started a student news website called
> we also tweet a lot on 
> I was hoping to create local trends from only the accounts that
> @sellyoaknews follows and was wondering how this would be done?
> So for example, I will be able to put on the website the 5 or 10 most
> talked about items from people I only follow. This would have a huge
> number of benefits because it would directly relate to the students we
> follow plus it would mean it wouldn't be susecptible to spam.
> If any of you could help point me in the right direction that would be
> great!!
> thanks and all the best,
> Hugh Hopkins

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