GET friendships/show

GET friendships/show

Returns detailed information about the relationship between two arbitrary users.

Resource URL

Resource Information

Response formats JSON
Requires authentication? Yes
Rate limited? Yes
Requests / 15-min window (user auth) 180
Requests / 15-min window (app auth) 15


Name Required Description Default Value Example
source_id optional The user_id of the subject user. 783214
source_screen_name optional The screen_name of the subject user. Twitter
target_id optional The user_id of the target user. 2244994945
target_screen_name optional The screen_name of the target user. TwitterDev

Example Request


Example Response

  "relationship": {
    "source": {
      "id": 783214,
      "id_str": "783214",
      "screen_name": "Twitter",
      "following": true,
      "followed_by": true,
      "live_following": false,
      "following_received": null,
      "following_requested": null,
      "notifications_enabled": null,
      "can_dm": true,
      "blocking": null,
      "blocked_by": null,
      "muting": null,
      "want_retweets": null,
      "all_replies": null,
      "marked_spam": null
    "target": {
      "id": 2244994945,
      "id_str": "2244994945",
      "screen_name": "TwitterDev",
      "following": true,
      "followed_by": true,
      "following_received": null,
      "following_requested": null