Twitter's filtered streaming endpoints

Please note:

We launched a new version of the POST statuses/filter endpoint as part of Twitter API v2: Early Access. If you are currently using the standard v1.1 version of these endpoints, you can use our migration materials to start working with the newer endpoint.


Twitter API's filtered streaming endpoints

The Twitter API platform offers three options for streaming filtered real-time Tweets. Each option offers a varying number of filters and filtering capabilities - see the below summary for more details:

API Category Number of filters  Filtering operators Rule management and recovery and redundancy features
 POST statuses/filter Standard 400 keywords, 5,000 userids and 25 location boxes
Standard operators

One filter rule on one allowed connection, disconnection required to adjust rule.

No recovery or redundancy features.

 PowerTrack Enterprise Up to 250,000 filters per stream, up to 2,048 characters each  Enterprise operators

Thousands of rules on a single stream, no disconnection needed to add/remove rules using Rules API.

Backfill, Replay, and redundant connections available.

Filtered stream Twitter API v2

Standard product track:
Up to 25 rules, up to 512 characters each

Academic Research product track:
Up to 1000 rules, up to 1024 characters each

Twitter API v2 operators

No disconnection needed to add/remove rules using rules endpoint.

Backfill and redundant connections available with Academic Research product track.

 

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