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Retweet a tweet with Twitter API

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Getting Started

Create a workflow to Retweet a tweet with the Twitter API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Retweet a tweet action
    1. Connect your Twitter account
    2. Configure Tweet ID
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger


This is a pre-built, open source component from Pipedream's GitHub repo. The component is developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

To contribute an update to an existing component or create a new component, create a PR on GitHub. If you're new to Pipedream component development, you can start with quickstarts for trigger span and action development, and then review the component API reference.

Retweet a tweet on Twitter
Description:Retweets a specific tweet by ID. [See the docs here](https://developer.twitter.com/en/docs/twitter-api/v1/tweets/post-and-engage/api-reference/post-statuses-retweet-id)


import twitter from "../../twitter.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "twitter-retweet",
  name: "Retweet a tweet",
  description: "Retweets a specific tweet by ID. [See the docs here](https://developer.twitter.com/en/docs/twitter-api/v1/tweets/post-and-engage/api-reference/post-statuses-retweet-id)",
  version: "0.0.2",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    tweetID: {
      propDefinition: [
      description: "The numerical ID of the tweet you'd like to retweet",
  async run({ $ }) {
    const res = await this.twitter.retweet({
      tweetID: this.tweetID,
    $.export("$summary", "Tweet successfully retweeted");
    return res;


This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
TwittertwitterappThis component uses the Twitter app.
Tweet IDtweetIDstring

The numerical ID of the tweet you'd like to retweet


Twitter uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Twitter account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Twitter and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any Twitter API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:

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