Follow a new friend on twitter

curl -u USERNAME:PASSWORD -d "" http://twitter.com/friendships/create/NAMEOFNEWFRIEND.xml?follow=true
replace username, password, and nameofnewfriend with proper values. Remember to escape things like ! or & in your password

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By: reklis
2009-02-20 14:30:57

What Others Think

Is there a way to pipe the output to a file? I forget | output.txt like. The reason you only see Curl examples for following is that this is a PUT request and wget will not work. Best to use Curl not Wget for Twitter Api
lansa · 535 weeks ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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