finding users

GET search/universal.json

Please note that Twitter’s search service and, by extension, the Search API is not meant to be an exhaustive source of Tweets or users. Not all Tweets or users will be indexed or made available via the search interface.

GET followers/list

Returns a cursored collection of user objects for users following the specified user.

GET friends/list

Returns a cursored collection of user objects for every user the specified user is following (otherwise known as their “friends”).

GET friendships/lookup

Returns the relationships of the authenticating user to the comma-separated list of up to 100 screen_names or user_ids provided. Values for connections can be: following, following_requested, followed_by, none, blocking, muting.

GET users/search

Provides a simple, relevance-based search interface to public user accounts on Twitter. Try querying by topical interest, full name, company name, location, or other criteria. Exact match searches are not supported.

GET followers/ids

Returns a cursored collection of user IDs for every user following the specified user.

GET friends/ids

Returns a cursored collection of user IDs for every user the specified user is following (otherwise known as their “friends”).

GET users/show

Returns a variety of information about the user specified by the required user_id or screen_name parameter. The author’s most recent Tweet will be returned inline when possible.

GET users/lookup

Returns fully-hydrated user objects for up to 100 users per request, as specified by comma-separated values passed to the user_id and/or screen_name parameters.

GET users/suggestions/:slug/members

Access the users in a given category of the Twitter suggested user list and return their most recent status if they are not a protected user.

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