The RESTful endpoint uses the GET method to return information about a user or group of users, specified by a user ID or a username. The response includes one or many user objects, which deliver fields such as the Follower count, location, pinned Tweet ID, and profile bio. Responses can also optionally include expansions to return the full Tweet object for a user’s pinned Tweet, including the Tweet text, author, and other Tweet fields.
This endpoint is commonly used to receive up-to-date details on a user, to verify that a user exists, or to update your stored details following a compliance event.
Learn more about getting access to the Twitter API v2 endpoints in our Getting started page.