X API

Real-time access to the global conversation, right at your fingertips.

Tap into the core elements of X to build what's next

Posts

Tap into millions of Posts to understand the public conversation; or create your own to engage with the conversation.

Users

Manage or look up X users to analyze networks, understand your audience, or foster positive online relationships.

Direct Messages

Send and receive Direct Messages to triage customer issues, send welcome messages, or create positive human interaction.

Lists

Curate and manage lists of accounts to keep a pulse on industry experts, powerful voices, or organize who you follow.

Trends

Identify geographic trends first to pinpoint industry movement, discover hot topics, or stay ahead of the latest fad.

Media

Upload media objects to share your creative energy, create interactive experiences, or build accessibility tools.

Places

Search for places to understand what’s happening in your neighborhood and around the world.

Spaces

Look up and search X Spaces to help people find interesting and relevant audio conversations. 

The X API v2 is here

With a modern foundation, new features and endpoints, and even more, the X API v2 makes it easier than ever to help improve the health of the public conversation, uncover insights, help people express themselves, and build what’s next.

Find the right access for you

Free

For write-only use cases and testing the X API

  • Rate limited access to v2 post posting and media upload endpoints 
  • 1,500 Posts per month - posting limit at the app level
  • 1 app ID
  • Login with X 
  • Free

Basic

For hobbyists or prototypes

  • Rate limited access to suite of v2 endpoints 
  • 3,000 Posts per month - posting limit at the user level
  • 50,000 Posts per month - posting limit at the app level
  • 10,000 Posts per month - read-limit rate cap
  • 2 app IDs 
  • Login with X 
  • $100 per month

Pro

For startups scaling their business

  • Rate-limited access to suite of v2 endpoints, including search and  filtered stream

  • 1,000,000 Posts per month - GET at the app level

  • 300,000 Posts per month - posting limit at the app level

  • 3 app IDs

  • Login with X

  • $5,000 per month

Enterprise

For businesses and scaled commercial projects

  • Commercial-level access that meets your and your customer's specific needs
  • Managed services by a dedicated account team
  • Complete streams: replay, engagement metrics, backfill, and more features
  • Monthly subscription tiers

Take the next step

Begin using the X API right away with one of our access plans.