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Stream Twitter clone

This is a simple Twitter clone app built with Stream's API. It shows you how you can use to build a site similar to Twitter.

Note there is also a lower level Python - Stream integration library which is suitable for all Python applications.

You can sign up for a Stream account at

If you're looking to self-host your feed solution we suggest the open source Stream-Framework, created by the Stream founders.


This application is based on the Build a scalable Twitter clone with Django and tutorial.

Live Demo

You can see a live demo of this application here.


The best way to try this application is via Heroku; you can deploy this example (for free) on Heroku by pressing the Deploy button below.


If you prefer to run this locally then make sure to signup for GetStream's service and follow this steps:

Install the requirements

pip install -r requirements.txt

Add your API keys to pytutorial/

STREAM_API_KEY = 'my_api_key'
STREAM_API_SECRET = 'my_api_secret'

Run server in debug mode pytutorial/

DEBUG = True

Setup your database and the demo data:

python after_deploy

Collect static files (javascript/css)

python collectstatic

Start the webserver

python runserver

Copyright and License Information

Copyright (c) 2015-2017 Inc, and individual contributors. All rights reserved.

See the file "LICENSE" for information on the history of this software, terms & conditions for usage, and a DISCLAIMER OF ALL WARRANTIES.


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