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Ming-Hsiang Tsou

1160 days ago
Unfiled. Edited by Ming-Hsiang Tsou , Jay Y 1160 days ago
Frequently Asked Questions About Twitter APIs
 
What is the rate limit for the Twitter API?
  • Twitter is implementing a 15 minutes windows for most of the API GET requests.
 
How many days can Twitter Search API goes back into the past ?
 
Ming-Hsiang T How many tweets can Search API retrieve back per search?
Jay Y
  • There are no limitation on the total number of tweets you can retrieve from Twitter if they falls within the 6-9 days time range.
  • However, your application is restricted by the rate limit mention above.
 
What is the differences between Twitter's Streaming API and Search API ?
  1. Streaming API provides a live stream of new tweets.
  1. Search API allows developers to harvest tweets in the past.
 

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