But what about the API consumption for deleting DMs even when direct_messages/destroy/:id method says Rate Limited = False in the docs?
any way to delete DMs in efficient way / Thanks On Jul 7, 2:55 pm, Scott Wilcox <sc...@dor.ky> wrote: > 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. > > -- > Scott Wilcox > > @dordotky | sc...@dor.ky |http://dor.ky > +44 (0) 7538 842418 | +1 (646) 827-0580 -- Twitter developer documentation and resources: https://dev.twitter.com/doc API updates via Twitter: https://twitter.com/twitterapi Issues/Enhancements Tracker: https://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list Change your membership to this group: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/twitter-development-talk