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Scraping Twitter

A guide to scraping Twitter.

Example Scripts and Projects

Example Scripts for Scraping Twitter

A collection of sample scripts for use in harvesting Twitter data.

Using Tweepy:

Using Twython:

Studies Involving Twitter Scraping

A brief sampling of peer-reviewed projects involving Twitter scraping.

St Louis, Connie, and Gozde Zorlu. "CAN TWITTER PREDICT DISEASE OUTBREAKS?" BMJ: British Medical Journal 344, no. 7861 (2012): 24-25. http://www.jstor.org/stable/23235660.

Edelman, Benjamin. "Using Internet Data for Economic Research." The Journal of Economic Perspectives 26, no. 2 (2012): 189-206. http://www.jstor.org/stable/41495310.

Boullier, Dominique. "The Social Sciences and the Traces of Big Data: Society, Opinion, or Vibrations?" Revue Française De Science Politique (English Edition) 65, no. 5-6 (2015): 71-93. http://www.jstor.org/stable/revfranscipoleng.65.5-6.71.

HerdaÄźdelen, Amaç. "Twitter N-gram Corpus with Demographic Metadata." Language Resources and Evaluation 47, no. 4 (2013): 1127-147. http://www.jstor.org/stable/42636390.

Sánchez-Querubín, Natalia. "Case Study: Webs and Streams – Mapping Issue Networks Using Hyperlinks, Hashtags and (Potentially) Embedded Content." In The Datafied Society: Studying Culture Through Data, edited by Schäfer Mirko Tobias and Van Es Karin, 95-106. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2017. http://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt1v2xsqn.11.

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