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Twitter Stream

The Twitter Stream endpoint provides a collated real-time feed of live tweets related to a live event. The Twitter stream provides live text commentary of a race via @triathlonlive as well as returning event specific hashtags e.g. #WTSEdmonton.

Twitter Stream Websocket Endpoint


Tweet Object

A new Tweet object conforming to the below specifications will be delivered for every new Tweet.

   "tweet":"From Addiction To Triathlon: Gary Schroeder explains how he beat his drink and drug habit to race Ironman UK <a href=\"https:\/\/t.co\/zc5xjwWf2J\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"nofollow\">https:\/\/t.co\/zc5xjwWf2J<\/a>",
   "source":"<a href=\"http:\/\/twitter.com\" rel=\"nofollow\">Twitter Web Client<\/a>",

Only verified Tweets will be published to the Twitter Streaming API which means they have either originated from a trusted source (e.g. @WorldTriathlon or @TriathlonLive account) or have passed through a manual moderation process.


A very basic implementation of the Twitter Streaming API is available here.

Twitter Stream

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