source: de.wigbels.ruby/rmallyourtweets/rmallyourtweets.rb

Last change on this file was 85544a9, checked in by njw <njw@…>, 10 years ago

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1#! /usr/bin/env ruby
2
3# Norbert Wigbels
4#
5# remove all your tweets;
6# basically, if you want to keep your account
7#
8# adapted from http://blog.johnwyles.com/articles/2009/01/06/destroying-deleting-and-erasing-old-twitter-tweets/
9
10require 'rubygems'
11require 'activesupport'
12require 'twitter'
13
14
15# auth yourself
16httpauth = Twitter::HTTPAuth.new('YOUR_USERNAME', 'PASSWORD')
17twitter = Twitter::Base.new(httpauth)
18
19# go for complete deletion
20chunk = twitter.user_timeline
21while chunk do
22  chunk.each do |s|
23    twitter.status_destroy(s.id)
24    puts "Deleted tweet: [#{s.id}] \"#{s.text}\" (#{s.created_at})"
25  end
26  chunk = twitter.user_timeline
27end
28
29# finally
30twitter.update("Hey! Ho! Let's Go #rmallyourtweets http://foobla.wigbels.de/tag/delete-all-tweets/")
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