Thanks really so much for your help! And quick response too, very happy.
Just a few quick follow-ons.
Fixed it! Turns out my address was defined as "south" rather than "north", which twitter represents as a negative. I get my tweets searched from Melbourne (Australia) now! :)
Fair enough. Though, I had hoped to see more "GeoCodes" on people's tweets so I can tell where the tweet is from. It seems really strange (is it true?) that I can search for tweets by location (specifying the geo string) - but then can't actually
see the location of the tweet as is returned!
I mean, for instance, I can find out which Australian city each tweet is from by searching Melbourne, then Sydney, then Adelaide, etc - but I can't tell by searching all of Australia, then using the GeoCode to find location?
Is there any way I can see the GeoCode for all (or at least 9/10) tweets? Currently maybe only 1/50 I can see the GeoCode. Searching 10 times to find approximate location inside Australia is a bit of a drag!
THANKS for the tip!! Awesome. But what is an information source I can use to find "place IDs"? Like the string to represent "Australia" for instance? Also, what is this "opentable" stuff? Any idea where I can look
to find out more?
No worries! Thanks for letting me know.
That's a pain, but ok. I'll try and do some googling on it.
Thanks again Joe, very very helpful.