GET user (deprecated)

Streams messages for a single user.

Notice: We plan to sunset this API on Thursday August 16th, 2018. The Account Activity API will replace User Streams and Site Streams APIs. If you would like to migrate from the User Streams API to the Account Activity API, you should read through our migration guide.

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Response formats JSON
Requires authentication? Yes (user context only)
Rate limited? Yes


Name Required Description Default Value Example
delimited optional Specifies whether messages should be length-delimited. See delimited for more information.    
stall_warnings optional Specifies whether stall warnings should be delivered. See stall_warnings for more information.    
with optional Specifies whether to return information for just the authenticating user, or include messages from accounts the user follows. See with the with parameter documentation for more information.    
replies optional Specifies whether to return additional @replies. See replies for more information.    
track optional Includes additional Tweets matching the specified keywords. Phrases of keywords are specified by a comma-separated list. See track the track parameter documentation for more information.    
locations optional Includes additional Tweets falling within the specified bounding boxes. See locations for more information.    
stringify_friend_ids optional Specifies whether to send the Friend List preamble as an array of integers or an array of strings. See stringify_friends_id for more information.