Twitter Service tweet truncation problem



  • Some students are trying to use the Twitter Service but the tweets are heavily truncated. E.g.

    ( 14 RTs, 0 Favs) @GininaTeacup1: RT @CovidSolidarit1: “Researchers from Oxford University…found that a startling one-third of people who caught the virus were still experie…

    A few end with a URL but most don't.

    It isn't very useful in this form. Is there a way to get the full tweets?

    Perhaps it assumes the old 140 character limit?


  • administrators

    Good question. I suspect that the character limit could be the issue. We are currently using v1.1 of the Twitter API but perhaps upgrading to the new v2 could resolve this... I am opening an issue to check it out.