Python Tweepy – Getting the ID of a status
In this article we will see how we can get the ID of a status. Each status or tweet has a unique ID. The id attribute of the Status object provides us with the ID of the status/tweet.
Identifying the ID in the GUI :
In the above mentioned status, the ID can be found in the URL, the ID here is : 1271031982189879297
In order to get the ID of a status, we have to do the following :
- Identify the status ID of the status from the GUI.
- Get the Status object of the status using the
get_status()method with the status ID.
- From this object, fetch the id attribute present in it.
Example 1 : Consider the following status :
We will use the status ID to fetch the status. The status ID of the above mentioned status is 1272771459249844224.
The ID of the status is : 1272771459249844224
Example 2 : Consider the following status :
We will use the status ID to fetch the status. The status ID of the above mentioned status is 1272479136133627905.
The ID of the status is : 1272479136133627905
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