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Trigger a workflow on User Tweets with Twitter API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the User Tweets trigger
    1. Connect your Twitter account
    2. Optional- Configure Count (advanced)
    3. Optional- Configure Max API Requests per Execution (advanced)
    4. Configure Polling interval
    5. Configure Screen Name
    6. Optional- Select a Retweets
    7. Optional- Select a Replies
  2. Add steps to connect to 800+ APIs using code and no-code building blocks
  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.

User Tweets on Twitter
Description:Emit new Tweets posted by a user


import base from "../common/tweets.mjs";

export default {
  key: "twitter-user-tweets",
  name: "User Tweets",
  description: "Emit new Tweets posted by a user",
  version: "0.0.9",
  type: "source",
  props: {
    screenName: {
      propDefinition: [
    includeRetweets: {
      propDefinition: [
    includeReplies: {
      propDefinition: [
  methods: {
    shouldExcludeReplies() {
      return this.includeReplies === "exclude";
    shouldIncludeRetweets() {
      return this.includeRetweets !== "exclude";
    retrieveTweets() {
      return this.twitter.getUserTimeline({
        screenName: this.screenName,
        count: this.count,
        sinceId: this.getSinceId(),
        excludeReplies: this.shouldExcludeReplies(),
        includeRts: this.shouldIncludeRetweets(),


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.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
TwittertwitterappThis component uses the Twitter app.
Count (advanced)countinteger

The maximum number of tweets to return per API request (up to 100)

Max API Requests per Execution (advanced)maxRequestsinteger

The maximum number of API requests to make per execution (e.g., multiple requests are required to retrieve paginated results). Note: Twitter rate limits API requests per 15 minute interval.

Polling intervaltimer$.interface.timer

Pipedream will poll the Twitter API on this schedule

Screen NamescreenNamestring

The screen name of the user (e.g., pipedream)

RetweetsincludeRetweetsstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Include", "value": "include" }{ "label": "Exclude", "value": "exclude" }{ "label": "Only include retweets", "value": "filter" }
RepliesincludeRepliesstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Include", "value": "include" }{ "label": "Exclude", "value": "exclude" }{ "label": "Only include replies", "value": "filter" }


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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