The 140-character text of a Retweet.

DataSift's filtering engine strips URLs and @mentions from the Retweet so make sure you select your target carefully:

Use this target: To filter for this content:
twitter.retweet.text The text of a Retweet only.
twitter.links Links embedded in a Retweet. Domains of links embedded in a Trtweet.
twitter.mentions Twitter user screen names mentioned in a Retweet.

See also: twitter.text


  1. Filter for Retweets that mention Apple:

twitter.retweet.text contains "Apple"

Resource information

Target service: Twitter

Target object: Twitter: Retweet

Type: string

Array: No

Always exists: No