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Why does tumblr api only let me follow 60 at a time?

Discussion in 'Tumblr' started by Martin Trundle, Nov 25, 2015.

  1. Martin Trundle

    Martin Trundle Newbie

    Nov 24, 2015
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    When I use the api I can only follow 60 before a block. Yet strangely if I wait like only 20 minutes cooldown it seems to let me follow another 60.

    However if I do it through the main interface (no api) I can follow all 200 in one go.
  2. EPC

    EPC Junior Member

    Jun 12, 2014
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    That's interesting. Is it 200 follows each 20 minutes from within the main UI? They themselves probably didn't code using 3rd party dev api so the rate limits could definitely vary.

    Pull the headers and automate if you can or outsource a coder if you can't - one preferably with experience in coding bots