Python – API.create_mute() in Tweepy
Twitter is a popular social network where users share messages called tweets. Twitter allows us to mine the data of any user using Twitter API or Tweepy. The data will be tweets extracted from the user. The first thing to do is get the consumer key, consumer secret, access key and access secret from twitter developer available easily for each user. These keys will help the API for authentication.
create_mute() method of the
API class in Tweepy module is used to mute a user as the authenticated user.
Syntax : API.create_mute(id / screen_name / user_id)
Parameters : Only use one of the 3 options:
- id : specifies the ID or the screen name of the user.
- user_id : specifies the ID of the user, useful to differentiate accounts when a valid user ID is also a valid screen name.
- screen_name : specifies the screen name of the user, useful to differentiate accounts when a valid screen name is also a user ID.
Returns : an object of class User
Example 1 : Consider the following user :
Example 2 : Checking if the user has been muted or not by the
Before using the create_mute() method : The user has not been muted by the authenticated user. After using the create_block() method : The user has been muted by the authenticated user.
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