Twitter Mentions API

Twitter Mentions API

Twitter mentions API is a tool that enables developers to retrieve and analyze mentions of a specific Twitter account or keyword.

API description

About the API:  

In essence, the Twitter Mentions API is designed to allow developers to retrieve mentions from a specific Twitter account. This can be incredibly useful for businesses, individuals and organizations that want to track how their brand or product is being talked about on the platform. With the mentions API, developers can quickly and easily retrieve all mentions for a specific account, along with key information such as the text of the tweet, date and user information.

Another key use case for the Twitter Mentions API is social listening. Social listening is the process of monitoring social media platforms for mentions of specific keywords or topics. With the mentions API, developers can retrieve all mentions of a specific keyword or account, allowing them to track trends and analyze conversations around a specific topic. This can be useful for companies that want to monitor their industry or for individuals who want to stay up to date on a specific topic. Twitter is a social media platform that allows users to share their thoughts, opinions and experiences with a global audience.

The Twitter mentions API is also useful for customer service. Many businesses use Twitter as a customer service channel, and the mentions API can help streamline this process. By retrieving all mentions for a specific account, developers can quickly identify customer service issues and respond to them in a timely manner. This can help improve customer satisfaction and build brand loyalty.

In conclusion, the Twitter Mentions API is a powerful tool that allows developers to retrieve and analyze mentions of a specific Twitter account or keyword. With the ability to monitor social media conversations and provide customer support, the mentions API can be incredibly useful for businesses, individuals and organizations.


What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

It will receive parameters and provide you with a JSON.


What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Social listening: Companies can use the API to monitor social media conversations and track mentions of specific keywords or hashtags related to their industry.

  2. Customer service: Many companies use Twitter as a customer service channel this can help streamline this process by allowing developers to retrieve all mentions of a specific account and respond to customer inquiries in a timely manner.

  3. Brand reputation management: Using the API, businesses can track mentions of their brand or product on Twitter and monitor customer sentiment to address any negative comments and maintain a positive brand image.

  4. Influencer marketing: Marketers can use the API to track mentions of specific influencers and analyze the engagement and impact of their social media campaigns.

  5. Competitor analysis: By tracking their competitors' mentions on Twitter, companies can gain insight into their marketing strategies and market share.

Are there any limitations to your plans?

Free Plan: 2 API Calls. 1 request per second.

Basic Plan: 5,000 API Calls. 1 request per second.

Pro Plan: 15,000 API Calls. 2 requests per second.

Pro Plus Plan: 50,000 API Calls. 3 requests per second.

API Documentation


To use this endpoint, all you have to do is enter the name of an account or a keyword on the topic you are looking for.


Get Mentions - Endpoint Features
Object Description
query [Required]
Test Endpoint


    "web_summary": {
        "total_results": "4170000"
    "result": [
            "title": "Elon Musk (@elonmusk) \/ Twitter",
            "link": "https:\/\/\/elonmusk",
            "snippet": "@<b>elonmusk<\/b>. \u00b7. May 14. Until the Supreme Court struck down Biden&#39;s vaccination decree, he tried to demand that we fire all unvaccinated personnel \u2013 some of&nbsp;..."
            "title": "Tweets with replies by Elon Musk (@elonmusk) \/ Twitter",
            "link": "https:\/\/\/elonmusk\/with_replies",
            "snippet": "Subscriber. Replying to. @krassenstein. I have a longer analysis on this, but too long for a short post. 1,885. 1,360. 21.1K. <b>Elon Musk<\/b> &middot; @<b>elonmusk<\/b>."
            "title": "Elon Musk on Twitter: \"Excited to announce that I've hired a new ...",
            "link": "https:\/\/\/elonmusk\/status\/1656748197308674048",
            "snippet": "4 days ago <b>...<\/b> @<b>elonmusk<\/b>. Excited to announce that I&#39;ve hired a new CEO for X\/Twitter. She will be starting in ~6 weeks! My role will transition to being&nbsp;..."
            "title": "Elon Musk on Twitter: \"Ligma Johnson had it coming https:\/\/ ...",
            "link": "https:\/\/\/elonmusk\/status\/1586108809772089345",
            "snippet": "Oct 28, 2022 <b>...<\/b> @<b>elonmusk<\/b>. In 1988 you and your brother started asking famous people to have lunch with you. So here I am in 2022, an 18 year old inviting&nbsp;..."
            "title": "SpaceX on Twitter: \"RT @elonmusk: Falcon Heavy https:\/\/ ...",
            "link": "https:\/\/\/SpaceX\/status\/1653023824344907784",
            "snippet": "<b>Elon Musk<\/b> &middot; @<b>elonmusk<\/b>. Falcon Heavy. Image. 5:44 AM \u00b7 May 1, 2023. \u00b7. 21.6M. Views. 16.5K. Retweets &middot; 777. Quotes &middot; 246.8K. Likes. 466. Bookmarks."
            "title": "Marc Benioff on Twitter: \"Don't underestimate @elonmusk. https:\/\/ ...",
            "link": "https:\/\/\/Benioff\/status\/1593697817285259264",
            "snippet": "Nov 18, 2022 <b>...<\/b> Nov 18, 2022. Let&#39;s start with you thinking for yourself and not many people. 7. 36. Show replies. <b>Elon Musk<\/b> &middot; @<b>elonmusk<\/b>. \u00b7. Nov 18, 2022."
            "title": "Elon Musk on Twitter: \"Should I step down as head of Twitter? I will ...",
            "link": "https:\/\/\/elonmusk\/status\/1604617643973124097",
            "snippet": "Dec 18, 2022 <b>...<\/b> @<b>elonmusk<\/b>. \u00b7. Dec 21, 2022. I will resign as CEO as soon as I find someone foolish enough to take the job! After that, I will just run the&nbsp;..."
            "title": "U.S. FDA on Twitter: \"@elonmusk Hi, Elon. Thanks for your question ...",
            "link": "https:\/\/\/US_FDA\/status\/1648472297521680384",
            "snippet": "Apr 18, 2023 <b>...<\/b> <b>Elon Musk<\/b> &middot; @<b>elonmusk<\/b>. \u00b7. Apr 18. Why? 831. 1,315. 11.9K. U.S. FDA &middot; @US_FDA. Hi, Elon. Thanks for your question."
            "title": "Sawyer Merritt on Twitter: \".@elonmusk testing out new Twitter ...",
            "link": "https:\/\/\/SawyerMerritt\/status\/1630815916534427648",
            "snippet": "Mar 1, 2023 <b>...<\/b> @<b>elonmusk<\/b>. testing out new Twitter Spaces features at 2 AM is hilarious. Embedded video. 5:42. 1.1M views. 6:23 AM \u00b7 Mar 1, 2023."
            "title": "Elon Musk on Twitter: \"Reinstate former President Trump\" \/ Twitter",
            "link": "https:\/\/\/elonmusk\/status\/1593767953706921985",
            "snippet": "Nov 19, 2022 <b>...<\/b> <b>Elon Musk<\/b> &middot; @<b>elonmusk<\/b> &middot; Vox Populi, Vox Dei ; Michael Saylor &middot; @saylor &middot; With 116.6 million followers, your polls are starting to become&nbsp;..."

Get Mentions - CODE SNIPPETS

curl --location --request GET '' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the Twitter Mentions API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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