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

  1. Configure the Watch Retweets of Me trigger
    1. Connect your Twitter account
    2. Optional- Configure Count (advanced)
    3. Optional- Configure Max API Requests per Execution (advanced)
    4. Configure timer
    5. Configure Entities
    6. Configure User Entities
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  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger

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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.

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Watch Retweets of Me on Twitter
Description: Emit an event when recent Tweets authored by the authenticating user that have been retweeted by others
Version:0.0.1
Key:twitter-watch-retweets-of-me

Code

const base = require("../common/tweets");

module.exports = {
  ...base,
  key: "twitter-watch-retweets-of-me",
  name: "Watch Retweets of Me",
  description: `
    Emit an event when recent Tweets authored by the authenticating user that have
    been retweeted by others
  `,
  version: "0.0.1",
  props: {
    ...base.props,
    includeEntities: {
      propDefinition: [
        base.props.twitter,
        "includeEntities",
      ],
    },
    includeUserEntities: {
      propDefinition: [
        base.props.twitter,
        "includeUserEntities",
      ],
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...base.methods,
    retrieveTweets() {
      return this.twitter.getRetweetsOfMe({
        count: this.count,
        since_id: this.getSinceId(),
        include_entities: this.includeEntities,
        include_user_entities: this.includeUserEntities,
      });
    },
  },
};

Configuration

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.
LabelPropTypeDescription
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.

timer$.interface.timer
EntitiesincludeEntitiesboolean

The tweet 'entities' node will not be included when set to false

User EntitiesincludeUserEntitiesboolean

The user 'entities' node will not be included when set to false

Authentication

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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