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Twitter REST API – Posting new Tweet

  • Posts a new tweet.

Method:

statuses/update

Description:

Updates the authenticated user's status.  Requires the status parameter specified below.  A status update with text identical to the authenticated user's current status will be ignored to prevent duplicates.

URL:

http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/update.format

Formats:

xml, json

HTTP Method:

POST

Parameters:

status

required

The text of your status update. URL encode as necessary.

lat

optional

The location's latitude that this tweet refers to.

long

optional

The location's longitude that this tweet refers to.

in_reply_to_status_id

optional

The ID of an existing status that the update is in reply to.


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