GET statuses/retweets_of_me

Returns the most recent Tweets authored by the authenticating user that have been retweeted by others. This timeline is a subset of the user's GET statuses / user_timeline.

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Resource Information

Response formats JSON
Requires authentication? Yes (user context only)
Rate limited? Yes
Requests / 15-min window (user auth) 75


Name Required Description Default Value Example
count optional Specifies the number of records to retrieve. Must be less than or equal to 100. If omitted, 20 will be assumed. 5
since_id optional Returns results with an ID greater than (that is, more recent than) the specified ID. There are limits to the number of Tweets which can be accessed through the API. If the limit of Tweets has occured since the since_id, the since_id will be forced to the oldest ID available. 12345
max_id optional Returns results with an ID less than (that is, older than) or equal to the specified ID. 54321
trim_user optional When set to either true , t or 1 , each tweet returned in a timeline will include a user object including only the status authors numerical ID. Omit this parameter to receive the complete user object. true
include_entities optional The tweet entities node will not be included when set to false . false
include_user_entities optional The user entities node will not be included when set to false . false

Example Request


Example Response

    "coordinates": null,
    "truncated": false,
    "favorited": false,
    "created_at": "Fri Oct 19 15:51:49 +0000 2012",
    "id_str": "259320959964680192",
    "entities": {
      "urls": [

      "hashtags": [

      "user_mentions": [

    "in_reply_to_user_id_str": null,
    "contributors": null,
    "text": "It's bring your migraine to work day today!",
    "in_reply_to_status_id_str": null,
    "id": 259320959964680192,
    "retweet_count": 1,
    "geo": null,
    "retweeted": false,
    "in_reply_to_user_id": null,
    "source": "YoruFukurou",
    "user": {
      "name": "Taylor Singletary",
      "profile_sidebar_fill_color": "FBFBFB",
      "profile_background_tile": false,
      "profile_sidebar_border_color": "000000",
      "location": "San Francisco, CA",
      "profile_image_url": "",
      "created_at": "Wed Mar 07 22:23:19 +0000 2007",
      "profile_link_color": "CC1442",
      "is_translator": false,
      "id_str": "819797",
      "follow_request_sent": false,
      "entities": {
        "url": {
          "urls": [
              "expanded_url": "",
              "url": "",
              "indices": [
              "display_url": "…"
        "description": {
          "urls": [

      "favourites_count": 17094,
      "url": "",
      "contributors_enabled": false,
      "default_profile": false,
      "profile_image_url_https": "",
      "profile_banner_url": "",
      "utc_offset": -28800,
      "id": 819797,
      "profile_use_background_image": false,
      "listed_count": 351,
      "followers_count": 7701,
      "profile_text_color": "D20909",
      "protected": false,
      "lang": "en",
      "geo_enabled": true,
      "time_zone": "Pacific Time (US & Canada)",
      "notifications": false,
      "profile_background_color": "6B0F0F",
      "description": "Reality Technician, Twitter API team, synth enthusiast. A most excellent adventure in timelines. Through the darkness of future past, the magician longs to see.",
      "verified": false,
      "profile_background_image_url_https": "",
      "friends_count": 5549,
      "default_profile_image": false,
      "profile_background_image_url": "",
      "statuses_count": 18626,
      "screen_name": "episod",
      "following": false
    "place": null,
    "in_reply_to_screen_name": null,
    "in_reply_to_status_id": null