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Text Scraping in Twitter


Twitter data are widely used for research purposes and are collected through a variety of methods and tools. In this workshop, we’ll show you handy methods for acquiring Twitter data about the 2020 Census utilizing Twitter public API, Google Sheets and Excel. In this workshop, you will perform a series of hands-on exercises, including acquiring Twitter data with your search terms, downloading the acquired tweets, and learning about basic data processing skills with Twitter data. 

Expected Outcomes:

  1. Acquire Twitter data through Twitter Public API
  2. Utilize Twitter ID information in data processing and acquisition
  3. Basic network visualizations based on the geographical information contained in tweets

Tools/Software: Laptop, Google account, Excel, Twitter API key.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Digital Studio Conference Space
Chestnut Hill Campus
  Digital Scholarship  
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