GET /labs/1/tweets/stream/covid19

Streams Tweets based on our internal COVID-19 Tweet annotation and a set of defined parameters we believe deliver a comprehensive view of this conversation around this topic.

Because of the high Tweet volume, the stream is divided into 4 partitions, each one delivering ~25% of the overall Tweet volume about this topic. In order to get the full Tweet volume about this topic, your client will need to connect to all partitions at the same time.

Endpoint URL

https://api.twitter.com/labs/1/tweets/stream/covid19

Authentication and rate limits

Authentication methods
supported by this endpoint

OAuth 2.0 Bearer token

Rate limit200 requests per 15-minute window

Learn more about rate limits.



Query parameters

NameTypeDescription
partition
 Required 
numberThe partition number to connect to (1 to 4).


Example requests

  • cURL
  • twurl
curl -X GET -H "Authorization: Bearer $BEARER_TOKEN" "https://api.twitter.com/labs/1/tweets/stream/covid19?partition=1"
twurl --bearer "/labs/1/tweets/stream/covid19?partition=1"

Example responses

The endpoint will return Tweet objects in the legacy enriched native response format.

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