If a Tweet is a reply, twitter.in_reply_to_screen_name contains the username of the author a Tweet is replying to.

Otherwise it is not populated.


  1. Filter for Tweets that are replies:

    twitter.in_reply_to_screen_name exists
    and interaction.sample < 5

  2. Filter for Tweets that reply to Tweets from Datasift:

    twitter.in_reply_to_screen_name == "datasift"

    Note that the argument is "datasift" rather than "@datasift". You do not include the @ symbol.

Resource information

Target service: Twitter

Target object: Twitter: Tweet

Type: string

Array: No

Always exists: No