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 2.0 Authorization Code with PKCE

Rate limit

User rate limit (OAuth 2.0 user Access Token): 50 requests per 15-minute window per each authenticated user

OAuth 2.0 scopes required by this endpoint

tweet.read

tweet.write

users.read

Learn more about OAuth 2.0 Authorization Code with PKCE

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: Bearer $ACCESS_TOKEN"
    
      twurl -X DELETE /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.