tl;dr: Search API and Web search does not return any recent tweets for certain popular domains as a search term. What’s happening here?
The search API and web search is showing inconsistent behaviour with several domains as the search term. While “der-postillon.com” or “abc.net.au” only shows/returns tweets from over a year/over two months ago, e.g. “news.com.au” and most other domains just work fine.
This behaviour holds true for several tools we are using here and started to occur to us already a few months ago with the “postillon”. Now that it happens with abc.net.au (Australian public broadcaster), it starts to hurt.
The streaming API returns tweets for the urls in question though.
We’re wondering whether this is a bug or reflects some “relevance” filtering (hard to believe in the case of abc.net.au) or …