DELETE /2/tweets/:id

Allows a user or authenticated user ID to delete a Tweet.

Endpoint URL

https://api.twitter.com/2/tweets/:id

Authentication and rate limits

Authentication methods
supported by this endpoint

OAuth 1.0a User context

Rate limit

User rate limit (OAuth 1.0a): 50 requests per 15-minute window per each authenticated user

Path parameters

NameTypeDescription
id
 Required 
stringThe Tweet ID you are deleting.


Example requests

      curl -X DELETE https://api.twitter.com/2/tweets/1445880548472328192 -H "Authorization: OAuth $OAUTH_SIGNATURE"
    
      twurl -X /2/tweets/1445880548472328192

    

Example responses

      {
  "data": {
    "deleted": true
  }
}
    

Response fields

NameTypeDescription
deletedbooleanIndicates whether the specified Tweet has been deleted as a result of this request. The returned value is true for a successful delete request.