San Francisco – Twitter has signed a deal to make Gnip the
first authorized re-seller of its data feed. Gnip’s Social Media API will offer
a "Halfhose" feed, comprised of 50% of the full Twitter
"firehose" of real-time data; a "Mentionhose," that
includes all mentions of a particular user, including replies and retweets; and
a "Decahose," comprising 10% of the full firehose.