GET statuses/retweets/:id

Returns a collection of the 100 most recent retweets of the Tweet specified by the id parameter.

Resource URL

https://api.twitter.com/1.1/statuses/retweets/:id.json

Resource Information

Response formats JSON
Requires authentication? Yes
Rate limited? Yes
Requests / 15-min window (user auth) 75
Requests / 15-min window (app auth) 300

Parameters

Name Required Description Default Value Example
id required The numerical ID of the desired status.   123
count optional Specifies the number of records to retrieve. Must be less than or equal to 100.   5
trim_user optional When set to either true , t or 1 , each tweet returned in a timeline will include a user object including only the status authors numerical ID. Omit this parameter to receive the complete user object.   true

Example Request

GET https://api.twitter.com/1.1/statuses/retweets/509457288717819904.json

Example Response

[
  {
    "contributors": null,
    "coordinates": null,
    "created_at": "Tue Sep 09 23:44:05 +0000 2014",
    "entities": {
      "hashtags": [],
      "symbols": [],
      "urls": [],
      "user_mentions": [
        {
          "id": 56223278,
          "id_str": "56223278",
          "indices": [
            3,
            13
          ],
          "name": "David Muir",
          "screen_name": "DavidMuir"
        }
      ]
    },
    "favorite_count": 0,
    "favorited": false,
    "geo": null,
    "id": 509487438688186400,
    "id_str": "509487438688186368",
    "in_reply_to_screen_name": null,
    "in_reply_to_status_id": null,
    "in_reply_to_status_id_str": null,
    "in_reply_to_user_id": null,
    "in_reply_to_user_id_str": null,
    "lang": "en",
    "place": null,
    "retweet_count": 238,
    "retweeted": false,
    "retweeted_status": {
      "contributors": null,
      "coordinates": null,
      "created_at": "Tue Sep 09 21:44:17 +0000 2014",
      "entities": {
        "hashtags": [],
        "symbols": [],
        "urls": [],
        "user_mentions": []
      },
      "favorite_count": 477,
      "favorited": false,
      "geo": null,
      "id": 509457288717819900,
      "id_str": "509457288717819904",
      "in_reply_to_screen_name": null,
      "in_reply_to_status_id": null,
      "in_reply_to_status_id_str": null,
      "in_reply_to_user_id": null,
      "in_reply_to_user_id_str": null,
      "lang": "en",
      "place": null,
      "retweet_count": 238,
      "retweeted": false,
      "source": "<a href=\"http://twitter.com\" rel=\"nofollow\">Twitter for  iPhone</a>",
      "text": "How fun to send the first tweet ever from an Apple Watch. See you tonight.",
      "truncated": false,
      "user": {
        "contributors_enabled": false,
        "created_at": "Sun Jul 12 23:31:43 +0000 2009",
        "default_profile": false,
        "default_profile_image": false,
        "description": "Anchor, ABC World News Tonight with David Muir; Co-Anchor, '20/20'",
        "entities": {
          "description": {
            "urls": []
          },
          "url": {
            "urls": [
              {
                "display_url": "facebook.com/davidmuirabc",
                "expanded_url": "http://www.facebook.com/davidmuirabc",
                "indices": [
                  0,
                  22
                ],
                "url": "http://t.co/DGu4Ogey6V"
              }
            ]
          }
        },
        "favourites_count": 8,
        "follow_request_sent": null,
        "followers_count": 139507,
        "following": null,
        "friends_count": 970,
        "geo_enabled": false,
        "id": 56223278,
        "id_str": "56223278",
        "is_translation_enabled": false,
        "is_translator": false,
        "lang": "en",
        "listed_count": 1667,
        "location": "New York",
        "name": "David Muir",
        "notifications": null,
        "profile_background_color": "212020",
        "profile_background_image_url": "http://pbs.twimg.com/profile_background_images/313947201/dmtwitter.jpg",
        "profile_background_image_url_https": "https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_background_images/313947201/dmtwitter.jpg",
        "profile_background_tile": false,
        "profile_banner_url": "https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_banners/56223278/1404516993",
        "profile_image_url": "http://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1341313885/twit3_normal.jpg",
        "profile_image_url_https": "https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1341313885/twit3_normal.jpg",
        "profile_link_color": "0084B4",
        "profile_sidebar_border_color": "46495C",
        "profile_sidebar_fill_color": "DDEEF6",
        "profile_text_color": "333333",
        "profile_use_background_image": true,
        "protected": false,
        "screen_name": "DavidMuir",
        "statuses_count": 4705,
        "time_zone": "Eastern Time (US & Canada)",
        "url": "http://t.co/DGu4Ogey6V",
        "utc_offset": -14400,
        "verified": true
      }
    },
    "source": "<a href=\"http://twitter.com/download/iphone\" rel=\"nofollow\">Twitter for iPhone</a>",
    "text": "RT @DavidMuir: How fun to send the first tweet ever from an Apple Watch. See you tonight.",
    "truncated": false,
    "user": {
      "contributors_enabled": false,
      "created_at": "Wed Apr 13 19:12:33 +0000 2011",
      "default_profile": true,
      "default_profile_image": false,
      "description": "Producer, ABC News",
      "entities": {
        "description": {
          "urls": []
        }
      },
      "favourites_count": 9,
      "follow_request_sent": null,
      "followers_count": 936,
      "following": null,
      "friends_count": 316,
      "geo_enabled": true,
      "id": 281679947,
      "id_str": "281679947",
      "is_translation_enabled": false,
      "is_translator": false,
      "lang": "en",
      "listed_count": 43,
      "location": "NYC",
      "name": "Christine Romo",
      "notifications": null,
      "profile_background_color": "C0DEED",
      "profile_background_image_url": "http://abs.twimg.com/images/themes/theme1/bg.png",
      "profile_background_image_url_https": "https://abs.twimg.com/images/themes/theme1/bg.png",
      "profile_background_tile": false,
      "profile_banner_url": "https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_banners/281679947/1399243210",
      "profile_image_url": "http://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/463087778893275136/TKIzZxN7_normal.jpeg",
      "profile_image_url_https": "https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/463087778893275136/TKIzZxN7_normal.jpeg",
      "profile_link_color": "0084B4",
      "profile_sidebar_border_color": "C0DEED",
      "profile_sidebar_fill_color": "DDEEF6",
      "profile_text_color": "333333",
      "profile_use_background_image": true,
      "protected": false,
      "screen_name": "romoabcnews",
      "statuses_count": 667,
      "time_zone": null,
      "url": null,
      "utc_offset": null,
      "verified": false
    }
  }
]