GET collections/list

GET collections/list

Find Collections created by a specific user or containing a specific curated Tweet.

Results are organized in a cursored collection.

Resource URL

Resource Information

Response formats JSON
Requires authentication? Yes (user context only)
Rate limited? Yes
Requests / 15-min window (user auth) 1000


Name Required Description Default Value Example
user_id required The ID of the user for whom to return results. 20
screen_name required The screen name of the user for whom to return results. twitterdev
tweet_id optional The identifier of the Tweet for which to return results. 514533751213551616
count optional Specifies the maximum number of results to include in the response. Specify a count between 1 and 200. A next_cursor value will be provided in the response if additional results are available. 100
cursor optional A string identifying the segment of the current result set to retrieve. Values for this parameter are yielded in the cursors node attached to response objects. Usage of the count parameter affects cursoring. BXb2synCEAE

Example Request


Example Response

  "objects": {
    "users": {
      "373471064": {
        "id": 373471064,
        "id_str": "373471064",
        "name": "Twitter Music",
        "screen_name": "TwitterMusic",
        "location": "Twitter HQ",
        "description": "Music related Tweets from around the world.",
        "url": "",
        "entities": {
          "url": {
            "urls": [{
              "url": "",
              "expanded_url": "",
              "display_url": "",
              "indices": [0, 22]
          "description": {
            "urls": []
        "protected": false,
        "followers_count": 7914124,
        "friends_count": 276,
        "listed_count": 9443,
        "created_at": "Wed Sep 14 16:50:47 +0000 2011",
        "favourites_count": 958,
        "utc_offset": -36000,
        "time_zone": "Hawaii",
        "geo_enabled": true,
        "verified": true,
        "statuses_count": 8416,
        "lang": "en",
        "contributors_enabled": false,
        "is_translator": false,
        "is_translation_enabled": false,
        "profile_background_color": "131516",
        "profile_background_image_url": "",
        "profile_background_image_url_https": "",
        "profile_background_tile": true,
        "profile_image_url": "",
        "profile_image_url_https": "",
        "profile_banner_url": "",
        "profile_link_color": "009999",
        "profile_sidebar_border_color": "000000",
        "profile_sidebar_fill_color": "EFEFEF",
        "profile_text_color": "333333",
        "profile_use_background_image": true,
        "default_profile": false,
        "default_profile_image": false,
        "following": false,
        "follow_request_sent": false,
        "notifications": false
    "timelines": {
      "custom-588824628950269952": {
        "name": "Josh Groban Tour",
        "user_id": "373471064",
        "collection_url": "",
        "description": "Josh announces his tour by replying to fans in different cities",
        "url": "",
        "visibility": "public",
        "timeline_order": "curation_reverse_chron",
        "collection_type": "user"
  "response": {
    "results": [{
      "timeline_id": "custom-588824628950269952"
    "cursors": {
      "next_cursor": "B9XAeo1CcAA"