There aren't currently any bulk delete methods.

On 7 Jul 2011, at 19:50, oosswwaalldd wrote:

> Hi guys,
> I have an app that gets certain amount of DMs of my Local Traffic
> Twitter account and post them for my followers, I decided to turn this
> service off in some hours of the day and turn it back on on other
> hours (automatically), this action acumulates a bunch of old direct
> messages in my inbox because I have +14.000 followers. My question is:
> is there any API method to delete/bulk detele/flush all my direct
> messages in my Twitter inbox? even if the total amount is larger that
> 200 (max amount allowed by "direct_messages/destroy/:id" method)
> I was reading the rate limit FAQs and they explain that deleting DMs
> does not consume API hits but it does! each deleted DM consume a API
> hit so if a I have more that 350 DMs in my Twitter inbox (which is my
> case), deleting one by one is not an option for me.

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