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The application programming interface that allows REST or real-time streaming interaction with Twitter data for read/write purposes

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Twitter API - Efficient way to get followers lists for accounts with few million followers

My challenge is to fetch all the list of followers of an account with over 30 million followers. Currently i'm using the GET followers/list endpoint on Twitter's REST API, however, with the rate ...
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Is there anyway to divide account tweets using API into categories for news?

I'm planning to create a news website using twitter API to fetch tweets of specific news resource accounts. Is there anyway to categorize them into sports, break news, culture ... etc? Here's the ...
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Find Twitter account mostly retweeting and liking

There are multiple platforms that provide information like most mentioned, favourite tweet, most liked tweet, etc. Is there any way to identify a Twitter account who is retweeting or liking the most ...
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Help loading all /followers on Twitter

I need a script or app to scroll all the way to the bottom of a verified account's /followers page on Twitter. There are millions of followers which makes automation a necessity. What are the options ...
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Querying for random users via tweepy and the Twitter API

I am looking to do research by using tweepy to randomly sample Twitter users. For users who joined pre-2013, their id's are 32bit ints. If I simply randomly draw numbers, about 1/10 guesses returns ...
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Return screen_name only instead of full hydrated users?

In Twitter API, I can use GET followers/ids and get a list of User Ids. Then I can use GET users/lookup to get full hydrated users for each User Ids. But I dont want all this user info, I want only ...
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Search Twitter for Tweets Containing Polls

I'm trying to figure out a way to use Twitter Advanced Search to find only tweets containing polls. Ideally, there should have been a designated filter operator like filter:polls but it doesn't exist....
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How to add personal phone number to multiple Twitter accounts?

I have a personal twitter account, with my personal phone number attached to it. I want to create a twitter app (bot). I created a new twitter account for this bot then went here to register the app. ...
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Follow users by criteria on Twitter

Keeping in mind Twitter's Following rules and best practices, I've tried Crowdfire's Keyword follow and I find it very powerful because: I can easily list many users whose profile or tweets match a ...
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How to find out the exact time of a tweet? [duplicate]

When viewing a tweet on Twitter, it only allows you to see the hour and the min (9:26AM). Is there a way to find out the exact timestamp of that tweet, in milliseconds?
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Why does Twitter say I've got tweets, but then pull the football away?

My site (listed on my user's page) shows this on my twitter widget when I hover: "This page has been shared 15 times. View these tweets" This actually makes sense, because I have mentioned it in ...
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Pull Twitter Posts into Google Spreadsheets

I would like to set-up a Google Spreadsheet that automatically pulls Twitter search results into the cells. For instance, I'd like to search for "pizza" near "baltimore" and then have any pizza ...
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Why is Twitter not shortening my URL; which share functionality should I use?

I am currently using the share functionality of Twitter, but for some reason it's not shortening my URL. Why? And how can I fix this? For example, if you click the link below you will see that my URL ...
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How can I connect to Twitter API via a proxy? [closed]

I am a starter and need to connect to Twitter API via a proxy and tweet : Hello World? My web site is .NET, C# and I want to tweet events on my site to Twitter via Twitter API. Please give me an ...
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How to manage who I'm following on Twitter [closed]

Currently I'm following almost 2k users on Twitter, I wish to review my followings and remove some of them, but it's very time consuming to check all of those one by one! Basically I need to unfollow ...
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How can I get all my Twitter related activity in counts?

How can I get all my Twitter related activity in counts? Example: my tweet count is 50; my favorite is 10. I need counts of following: mentions, favorites, retweets, liststatus, hometimeline, direct ...
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Getting insights data from LinkedIn and Twitter

Is there any way to get insights data from Twitter and LinkedIn company/brand pages as Facebook provides? Data like: negative feedback; comment/wall posts; likes, shares, follows, re-tweets etc And ...
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Retrieve old hashtagged tweets on Twitter from various users

I need to retrieve an archive or a list of tweets up to a year old, that were posted by various users, and included specific hashtags. A long search on Google created the notion this is impossible ...
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Find tweets by app

I need to find all tweets made by a defined app. I discovered the "source" search operator that allows to do that. For example, here is the URL of the search to find all tweets made with Tweetbot ...
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Does the Twitter-API support the ability to search your own home timeline?

A few months ago, Erik Michaels-Ober asked for: Search APIs that can be scoped to a particular user's timeline. For example, I frequently want to search only the Tweets that appeared within my ...
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How does Brizzly retrieve tweets in spite of a Twitter firewall block?

Brizzly is a Twitter client. Though not the best of all the existing clients, what I see as the best in this app is that one can use it at work even if Twitter is blocked. I fail to understand how ...
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Does Twitter offer a “Tweet box api” that can be installed on any blogs and used by Twitter users?

I was wondering if Twitter offers any api that can be installed on my blog, so Twitter users can tweet from my blog when browsing my blog.
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Search for “google+” on Twitter without regular “google” in results

How do you search for "google+" on Twitter without results also showing the form without the plus sign (+)? I want to search for the literal google+ on Twitter. Unfortunately, the plus gets encoded ...
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Is the official Twitter search widget subject to the API rate limit?

I have been told by a development partner that we cannot use the normal Twitter search widget - found here - https://twitter.com/about/resources/widgets/widget_search because of the API rate limit. My ...
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Twitter profiler?

My Twitter is way too busy. I want to know who I can unfollow to reduce the highest amount of messages. The messages are so spread apart it's hard to tell. There are also retweets. Is there an app ...
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Twitter Tweet Button don't use built in URL Shortener?

I am using the following code to generate a Tweet Button on my site. <a href="http://twitter.com/share" class="twitter-share-button" data-url="http://mysite.com/asdf" data-text="Description about ...
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Is there a way to fetch all of my tweets and save them on my computer?

The place I work at had a big convention last year in December (2010) and we heavily promoted participants to use twitter to interact online. Now I am trying to go back and see if I can fetch all the ...
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Count of Twitter hashtags in a 24-hour period?

How do I get a count of the number of times a Twitter hashtag is used or mentioned in a 24-hour period? An example use is the Livestrong/BreakCancer world record attempt. I'd like to tally the number ...
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How can I recover my mentions from Twitter?

When I search for my mentions on Twitter almost all of them had disappeared. I used to have around 50, and then only 1 remained, after that I got one new, and instead of having 2 now, the previous one ...