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21 Recipes for Mining Twitter by Matthew A. Russell

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Book Description

Millions of public Twitter streams harbor a wealth of data, and once you mine them, you can gain some valuable insights. This short and concise book offers a collection of recipes to help you extract nuggets of Twitter information using easy-to-learn Python tools. Each recipe offers a discussion of how and why the solution works, so you can quickly adapt it to fit your particular needs. The recipes include techniques to:

  • Use OAuth to access Twitter data
  • Create and analyze graphs of retweet relationships
  • Use the streaming API to harvest tweets in realtime
  • Harvest and analyze friends and followers
  • Discover friendship cliques
  • Summarize webpages from short URLs

This book is a perfect companion to O’Reilly's Mining the Social Web.


  • ISBN: 9781449303853 |
  • Hardcover: 76 pages |
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media |
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  • Language: English |
  • Format: Ebook