auth_as() sets up the default authentication mechanism used by all rtweet API calls. See rtweet_user() to learn more about the three available authentication options.

auth_as(auth = NULL)

Arguments

auth

One of the following options:

Value

Invisibly returns the previous authentication mechanism.

See also

Other authentication: auth_get(), auth_save(), auth_setup_default(), rtweet_user()

Examples

if (FALSE) {
# Use app auth for the remainder of this session:
my_app <- rtweet_app()
auth_as(my_app)

# Switch back to the default user based auth
auth_as()

# Load auth saved by auth_save()
auth_as("my-saved-app")
}