DELETE /2/users/:id/retweets/:source_tweet_id

Allows a user or authenticated user ID to remove the Retweet of a Tweet.

The request succeeds with no action when the user sends a request to a user they're not Retweeting the Tweet or have already removed the Retweet of.

Endpoint URL

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


Learn more about OAuth 2.0 Authorization Code with PKCE

Path parameters

stringThe user ID who you are removing a the Retweet of a Tweet on behalf of. It must match your own user ID or that of an authenticating user, meaning that you must pass the Access Tokens associated with the user ID when authenticating your request.
stringThe ID of the Tweet that you would like the id to remove the Retweet of.

Example requests

      curl -X DELETE -H "Authorization: Bearer $ACCESS_TOKEN"
      twurl -X DELETE /2/users/2244994945/retweets/1228393702244134912


Example responses

  "data": {
    "retweeted": false

Response fields

retweetedbooleanIndicates whether the user has removed the Retweet of the specified Tweet as a result of this request. The returned value is false for a successful unretweet request.