Announcement Announcement Module
No announcement yet.
API for creating Twitter account Page Title Module
Move Remove Collapse
Conversation Detail Module
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • API for creating Twitter account


    Is there a way to create a new Twitter account from an app using Spring Social ; assuming that the app has a consumer key and secret registered with Twitter? . Looking at the APIs in, it seems this is not present. Can we leverage some part of Spring Social for this functionality? . This is for an admin app that allows to create and maintain Twitter accounts for its users.


  • #2
    There is no such thing in Spring Social's Twitter API binding because (as far as I can tell) there is no mechanism for doing this through Twitter's REST API. The reason is that this could easily be abused to create spam accounts on Twitter. Honestly, I hope that this is *NEVER* available in the API.


    • #3
      Hi Craig, you are right..on taking a second look i found that the app only saves the account's token/secret in DB AFTER the actual user has logged-in and authorized the app to do so. I mistook that it was creating a fresh acct from the app. Thanks for clarifying.