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Scraping Twitter

A guide to scraping Twitter.



Welcome to the LibGuide on scraping Twitter! This is a companion to the GitHub repository located here.

Twitter is an important resource for born-digital data, and be used for research into a broad number of topics. Scraping Twitter is relatively simple, but the possibilities for data harvesting are immense.

Twitter scraping can be done with or without API keys. This guide aims to make Twitter scraping widely accessible by providing sample scripts, a list of important scraping tools, additional resources to help manage your scraped data, and sample peer-reviewed studies using data harvested from Twitter.


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