Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones error: "You have been rate limited. Enhance your calm."

Article ID: KB22899

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 12-14-2011

 

Product(s) Affected:

  • Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones
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  • BlackBerry smartphones
  • Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones
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While refreshing your list of messages or performing a search inside Twitter® for BlackBerry® smartphones,  the following error may occur.

You have been rate limited. Enhance your calm.

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Twitter has reached its maximum API requests for this account at this time.
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Wait for the API count to go down, this can take up to 60 minutes to take effect as long as no application is refreshing Twitter information for the account.
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Close any 3rd party applications that may be refreshing the Twitter account for affected user to bring the API count down.
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This error message can be experienced on both the BlackBerry Smartphone Twitter application and the Desktop Client application. This is not a BlackBerry smartphone specific error.

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