Most of the social providers have some form of rate limits on APIs. 

Social ProviderAPI Rate Limit Information

”...app can make 200 calls per hour per user in aggregate…” See https://developers.facebook.com/docs/graph-api/advanced/rate-limiting for more details.


“Your application is limited to the number of API calls it can make by a usage courtesy quota. To view the courtesy limit and to request additional quota for your application, in the Google Developers Console, ...” choose “IAM & Admin” in the Google Console and select “Quotas”. See https://developers.google.com/+/web/api/rest/?hl=en_US#quota for more details.


“... make more than 500,000 daily calls to an API.. ” See Section 1.4.2 of Terms of Service https://developer.linkedin.com/legal/api-terms-of-use for more details.


A formula but generally 15 calls in 15 minutes per user token. See  https://dev.twitter.com/rest/public/rate-limiting for more details.


“...So the limit value is not fixed, different applications have different restrictions, depending on the application of their own quality.” From http://open.weibo.com/wiki/%E6%8E%A5%E5%8F%A3%E8%AE%BF%E9%97%AE%E9%A2%91%E6%AC%A1%E6%9D%83%E9%99%90 using Google Translate, see for more details.

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