I am getting error messages when I use SocialMediaData["Twitter"]:

In[10]:= SocialMediaData["Twitter", "Followers"] // Short

During evaluation of In[10]:= ImportString::string: First argument {https://api.twitter.com/1.1/users/lookup.json?oauth_consumer_key=tbAI77cpAHuGjwQnZFQFcQ&oauth_nonce=7twtOf0eBCi4P4GQAQKcvhSZOoYV4&oauth_signature_method=HMAC-SHA\[Ellipsis] 776772%2C2374341553%2C1909504597%2C3351053884%2C3277771244%2C9337792%2C19703707%2C14607461%2C2659808059%2C18771160&oauth_signature=hO7dYANpNmD0BHXRCAUr7NG9SXQ%3D,<<1>>,<<1>>} is not a string. >>

During evaluation of In[10]:= ReplaceAll::reps: {<<1>>} is neither a list of replacement rules nor a valid dispatch table, and so cannot be used for replacing. >>

During evaluation of In[10]:= ReplaceAll::reps: {ImportString[{https://api.twitter.com/1.1/users/lookup.json?oauth_consumer_key=tbAI77cpAHuGjwQnZFQFcQ&oauth_nonce=7twtOf0eBCi4P4GQAQKcvhSZOoYV4&oauth_signature_me\[Ellipsis] 44%2C9337792%2C19703707%2C14607461%2C2659808059%2C18771160&oauth_signature=hO7dYANpNmD0BHXRCAUr7NG9SXQ%3D, VerifyPeer -> False, CredentialsProvider -> None}, JSON]} is neither a list of replacement rules nor a valid dispatch table, and so cannot be used for replacing. >>

During evaluation of In[10]:= ReplaceAll::reps: {<<1>>} is neither a list of replacement rules nor a valid dispatch table, and so cannot be used for replacing. >>

During evaluation of In[10]:= General::stop: Further output of ReplaceAll::reps will be suppressed during this calculation. >>

Out[10]//Short= \!$$TagBox[ RowBox[{"{", RowBox[{"\<\"273767098\"\>", ",", "\<\"17352618\"\>", ",", "\<\"42417984\"\>", ",", "\<\"15128484\"\>", ",", RowBox[{"<<", "776", ">>"}], ",", "\<\"14369724\"\>", ",", "\<\"14183055\"\>", ",", "\<\"3730611\"\>"}], "}"}], Short]$$

• Can someone tell me what went wrong here? – David Nordfors Oct 18 '15 at 5:11
• I would be wary of posting things like your OAuth keys in public places. Yes, there's a nonce, but it's still a bit scary. – Patrick Stevens Oct 18 '15 at 8:04
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