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Post to Twitter timeline using Postman POST API Request

To Post a tweet on Twitter timeline follow below steps:

Step 1: Create a twitter account.

Step 2: Create your app on Twitter and generate keys and tokens. Follow steps here.

Step 3: Use below endpoint in Postman POST request, here "hello" is the message I want to post.

https://api.twitter.com/1.1/statuses/update.json?status=hello

Step 4: Click on Authorization tab and Enter/Select following details  on Postman

  • Type = OAuth 1.0
  • Add authorization data to = Request Headers
  • Signature Method = HMAC-SHA1
  • Consumer Key API key on Twitter
  • Consumer Secret API secret key on Twitter
  • Access TokenAccess token on Twitter
  • Token Secret Access token secret  on Twitter

There is no need to change any other detail Postman will do it for you automatically.

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