Twitter ids

Twitter has different types of ids

  • ids that identify users uniquely
  • ids that identify Tweets and Retweets uniquely
id: Type:
User id int
Tweet or Retweet id string

For example:The popularity of Twitter means that Tweet IDs now exceed 32 bits so they are now presented as strings.

twitter.user.id == 155505157 and twitter.retweeted.id == "104502373526945792"