POST friendships/update

Allows one to enable or disable retweets and device notifications from the specified user.

Resource URL

https://api.twitter.com/1.1/friendships/update.json

Resource Information

Response formats JSON
Requires authentication? Yes (user context only)
Rate limited? Yes

Parameters

Name Required Description Default Value Example
screen_name optional The screen name of the user for whom to befriend.   noradio
user_id optional The ID of the user for whom to befriend.   12345
device optional Enable/disable device notifications from the target user.   true false
retweets optional Enable/disable retweets from the target user.   true false

Example Request

POST https://api.twitter.com/1.1/friendships/update.json?user_id=1401881&device=true

Example Response

{
  "relationship": {
    "target": {
      "id_str": "1401881",
      "id": 1401881,
      "followed_by": true,
      "screen_name": "dougw",
      "following": true
    },
    "source": {
      "can_dm": true,
      "blocking": false,
      "id_str": "819797",
      "all_replies": false,
      "want_retweets": true,
      "id": 819797,
      "marked_spam": false,
      "followed_by": true,
      "notifications_enabled": true,
      "screen_name": "episod",
      "following": true
    }
  }
}