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Python – API.list_members() in Tweepy
  • Last Updated : 10 Jun, 2020

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.

API.list_members()

The list_members() method of the API class in Tweepy module is used to fetch all the members from a specified list.

Syntax : API.list_members(parameters)

Parameters :

  • list_id : ID of the list.
  • slug : slug of the list.
  • owner_id : ID of the owner of the list.
  • owner_screen_name : screen name of the owner of the list.

Returns : a list of objects of class User



Example 1 : Print the the screen names of all the members of the list.

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# import the module
import tweepy
  
# assign the values accordingly
consumer_key = ""
consumer_secret = ""
access_token = ""
access_token_secret = ""
  
# authorization of consumer key and consumer secret
auth = tweepy.OAuthHandler(consumer_key, consumer_secret)
  
# set access to user's access key and access secret 
auth.set_access_token(access_token, access_token_secret)
  
# calling the api 
api = tweepy.API(auth)
  
# the ID of the list
list_id = 
  
# fetching the members
members = api.list_members(list_id = list_id)
  
# printing the member screen names
for member in members:
    print(member.screen_name)

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Example 2 : Count the number of members in a list.

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# the ID of the list
list_id = 
  
# fetching the members
members = api.list_members(list_id = list_id)
  
# printing the number of members
print(len(members))

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Output :

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